Sinica Podcast

A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 56m. Bisher sind 252 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

Tu Youyou and the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

This week on Sinica, we are delighted to present a show on Tu Youyou, the Chinese scientist who recently shared a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery of the anti-malaria drug Artemisinin, thus making her the first citizen of...


 2015-10-21  55m

Edmund Backhouse in the long view of history

Derek Sandhaus of Earnshaw Books discusses the facts and fictions of the 20th-century Sinologist Edmund Backhouse.


 2015-10-04  48m

Sinica archive: Beijing's Great Leap Forward

Great Leap Brewery is an institution. As one of the earliest American-style microbreweries in China, not only has the company rescued us from endless nights of Snow and Yanjing, but it's also given us something uniquely Chinese with its assortment of...


 2015-07-27  49m

Rogier Creemers on cyber Leninism and the political culture of the Chinese internet

Kaiser Kuo and David Moser are delighted to be joined in Popup Towers by Rogier Creemers, post-doctoral fellow at Oxford, author of the fantastic China Copyright and Media blog and one of the most informed academics working on Chinese internet...


 2015-04-08  58m

Comfort women and the struggle for reparations

Lucy Hornby of the Financial Times recounts the post-war history of the survivors of a wartime atrocity.


 2015-04-07  34m

Under the Dome

A discussion on pollution problems in China.


 2015-03-09  1h6m

LGBT China

A discussion with Fan Popo, an LGBT activist filmmaker in China.


 2014-09-20  37m

The Islamic State and China

Edward Wong and Prashant Rao, two journalists with years of experience in Iraq, share thoughts on the Islamic State and its potential impact on China.


 2014-09-10  57m

Bo Xilai: The Trial of the Century

Ed Wong from The New York Times and James Miles of The Economist discuss political purges and media transparency in China.


 2013-08-31  49m

The one-child policy, plus the African community in Guangzhou

  While the African community in Guangzhou has taken to the streets to protest the suspicious death of a foreign national in police custody, the Chinese internet has proven equally volatile as gruesome photos of a late-stage abortion have...


 2012-06-23  47m