Essays

China Heritage

(including China Heritage, A New Sinology Reader and China Heritage Annual)

‘City of Sadness’, Editorial, China Heritage Annual 2016 (forthcoming 2017)

Essays on How to Read, Verdicts, Loyalty, Manhua etc, in A New Sinology Reader (forthcoming 2017)

The Gate of Darkness, China Heritage, 4 June 2017

Child’s Play — 1st of June, China Heritage, 1 June 2017

The Double Fifth and the Archpoet, China Heritage, 30 May 2017

Memory Holes, old & new, China Heritage, 29 May 2017

Bathing Baby BuddhaChina Heritage, 3 May 2017

顛倒 Downside Up — the art of Lois ConnerChina Heritage, 20 April 2017

In the Shade 庇蔭, China Heritage, 4 April 2017

Spring Lustration 脩禊 — a pavilion, a calligrapher and eternityChina Heritage, 29 March 2017

The Dragon Raises its HeadChina Heritage, 27 February 2017

The End of the Beginning 元宵, China Heritage, 11 February 2017

The Year of the Rooster, On Eating, Injecting, Imbibing & SpeakingChina Heritage, 25 January 2017

The Year of the Rooster, On SeeingChina Heritage, 19 January 2017

The Year of the Rooster, On Reading, China Heritage, 15 January 2017

A Golden Monkey’s Journey to the EastChina Heritage, published on 1 January 2017

On Heritage 遺, China Heritage, published on 15 December 2016

‘The Art of Affinities 藝海因緣, to Celebrate Lois Conner and Zhang Peili 张培力’, 26 August 2016

‘ANU, Lei Xiying 雷希颖 and an Online Video, a letter to the Vice-Chancellor’, 15 August 2016

‘Remembering Igor: Our Secret History’, 6 August 2016


‘Australia and China in the World: Whose Literacy’, 15 July 2011, The Inaugural Annual Lecture of the Australian Centre on China in the World, online at: http://ciw.anu.edu.au/lectures_seminars/inaugural_lecture.php

‘Slow Reading, Fast Reference’, East Asian History, 37 (2011), online at: http://eastasianhistory.net/37/barme

‘Eating Chinese – the History Banquet’, presented on 21 April 2007 at ‘The Future of U.S.-China Relations’ at the University of Southern California, available in downloadable PDF format at: http://china.usc.edu/ShowArticle.aspx?articleID=61; or http://china.usc.edu/sites/default/files/legacy/AppImages/Barme.pdf

Editorial Introductions

Introduction to Stories of Regret — the Zhang family of HuayinChina Heritage, 30 April 2017

幽默: You Having a Laugh? The Birth of Humour in Modern China, China Heritage, 26 May 2017

The Silent Majority and the Great MajorityChina Heritage, 17 April 2017

Easter Resurrected: a letter from David HawkesChina Heritage, 13 April 2017

Wang Xifeng’s Guide to Success in Modern ChinaChina Heritage, 9 April 2017

Introduction to Xi Xi in the Bamboo GroveChina Heritage, 27 March 2017

Introduction to China’s State of Warring StylesChina Heritage, 24 March 2017

Introduction to The Man with the KeyChina Heritage, March 2017

Introduction to Leaf Contact 連葉, China Heritage

Introduction to The Teddy Bear Chronicles of Xi XiChina Heritage, 3 March 2017

Introduction to Rong Jian, Thoughtless China, translated by Gloria Davies, China Heritage, 20 February 2017

Introducing Other People’s ThoughtsChina Heritage, 13 February 2017

Introduction to Victor Mair, Hu Shi and Chinese Language ReformChina Heritage

Introduction to John Minford, ‘Master of Translation: Simon Ley’s Confucius’, The China Story Journal, 3 December 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/12/master-of-translation-simon-leys-confucius/

Introduction to William Sima, China & ANU — diplomats, adventurers, scholars, Canberra: CIW and ANU Press, 2015, e-book online at: https://press.anu.edu.au/publications/china-anu

‘The Australia-China Story Launched’, The China Story Journal, 25 November 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/11/the-australia-china-story/

Introduction to Ben Hillman, ‘Shangri-la ཞང་རི་ལ་: rebuilding a myth’, The China Story Journal, 16 November 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/11/shangri-la-ཞང་རི་ལ་-rebuilding-a-myth/

Introducing Shared Destiny 共同命运 — China Story Yearbook 2014, 5 November 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/11/shared-destiny-共同命运-china-story-yearbook-2014/

Introduction to ‘易: A Cable into the Abyss of a Darker Time’, The China Story Journal, 28 October 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/10/易-a-cable-into-the-abyss-of-a-darker-time/

Introduction to Christian Sorace, ‘In Rehab with Weiwei’, The China Story Journal, 14 October 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/10/in-rehab-with-weiwei/

Introduction, with Gloria Davies, to Flora Sapio, ‘Carl Schmitt in China’, The China Story Journal, 7 October 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/10/carl-schmitt-in-china/

Introduction to Li Zhiyu 李志毓 and Mark McConaghy, ‘Hong Kong: China’s Other’, The China Story Journal, 30 September 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/09/hong-kong-chinas-other/

Introduction to Neil Thomas, ‘Rhetoric and Reality — Xi Jinping’s Australia Policy’, The China Story Journal, 15 March 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/03/rhetoric-and-reality-xi-jinpings-australia-policy/

Introduction to Nicholas Jose, ‘Creative Writing in China’, The China Story Journal, 1 February 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/02/creative-writing-in-china/

Introducing China Story Yearbook 2013: Civilising China 文明中华, The China Story Journal, 31 October 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/10/china-story-yearbook-2013-civilising-china-文明中华/

Introduction to Stephen FitzGerald, ‘Australia and China at Forty: Stretch of the Imagination’, The China Story Journal, 12 November 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2012/11/australia-and-china-at-forty-stretch-of-the-imagination/

Introduction to The China Story Lexicon, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/china-story-lexicon/

Introduction to ‘Ways that are Dark: Taking Tea’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 29 (March 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=029_walshe.inc&issue=029

Introdution to Linda Jaivin, ‘Wistaria Teahouse 紫藤廬’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 29 (March 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=029_jaivin.inc&issue=029

Introduction to Tim Cronin, translation of Zhou Zuoren, ‘A View of the Hero Yue Fei and the Traitor Qin Gui 岳飛與秦檜’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 28 (December 2011), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=028_yuefei.inc&issue=028

Introductions

Between the Lines and Beyond the Text, introduction to China Beyond the Headlines, Rowman & Littlefield, 2000, online at: http://chinaheritagequarterly.org/tien-hsia.php?searchterm=024_headlines.inc&issue=024

China: The Photographs of Lois Conner, New York: Callaway, 2000

Twirling the Lotus: Photographs from Tibet and China, Lois Conner, 2007

Life in a Box, Lois Conner, 2010

Beijing Building, Lois Conner, London: Rossi & Rossi, 2011

The China Story Journal

‘2016: The Golden Monkey 金猴, a Year to Remember’, The China Story Journal, 5 February 2016, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2016/02/2016-the-golden-monkey-金猴-a-year-to-remember/

‘Jiǎ Yǐ Bǐng Dīng 甲乙丙丁: Beginning Chinese with Pierre Ryckmans’, The China Story Journal, 30 November 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/11/jia-yi-bing-ding-甲乙丙丁-beginning-chinese-with-pierre-ryckmans/

‘Rock Stands and Mud Washes Away’, The China Story Journal, 18 November 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/11/rock-stands-and-mud-washes-away/

‘CIW: Opening a Building’,5 The China Story Journal, 30 October 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/10/its-about-time-opening-a-building/ [incomplete version]

‘Shared Values: a Sino-Australian conundrum’, The China Story Journal, 20 October 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/10/shared-values-a-sino-australian-conundrum/

‘Welcome, Comrade Ambassador!’, The China Story Journal, 19 September 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/09/welcome-comrade-ambassador/

‘Seventy Years On & Australia’s Unfinished Twentieth Century’, The China Story Journal, 14 September 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/09/seventy-years-on-australias-unfinished-twentieth-century/

‘Parading the People’s Republic’, The China Story Journal, 31 August 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/08/parading-the-peoples-republic/

‘A Year without Pierre’, The China Story Journal, 11 August 2015, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/08/a-year-without-pierre/

‘In a Field of Red Ruins: Yang Zhichao’s Chinese Bible’, 22 May 2015, The China Story Journal, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2015/05/in-a-field-of-red-ruins-yang-zhichaos-chinese-bible/

‘Tyger! Tyger! A Fearful Symmetry’, The China Story Journal, 16 October 2014, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2014/10/tyger-tyger-a-fearful-symmetry/

‘Spiritual Pollution Thirty Years On’, The China Story Journal, 17 November 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/11/spiritual-pollution-thirty-years-on/

‘A Fate at Fifty’, The China Story Journal, 11 October 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/10/a-fate-at-fifty/

‘Australia-China Agenda 2013’, The China Story Journal, 6 September 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/09/australia-china-agenda-2013-2/

‘Encountering China’, The China Story Journal, 19 May 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/05/encountering-china/

‘Zhua Ji 抓髻: New Photographic Work About China’, The China Story Journal, 8 April 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/04/zhua-ji-抓髻-new-photographic-work-about-china/

‘The China Story and the Chinese Net at Capital M’, The China Story Journal, 21 March 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/03/the-china-story-and-the-chinese-net-at-capital-m-beijing/

‘Building the Australia Centre on China in the World’, The China Story Journal, 1 March 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/03/building-the-australian-centre-on-china-in-the-world/

‘China’s Twenty Dreams’, The China Story Journal, 22 February 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/02/chinas-twenty-dreams/

‘Words from Ambassador Prickly Heat Powder 痱子粉大使致辞’, The China Story Journal, 18 February 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/02/words-from-ambassador-prickly-heat-powder-痱子粉大使致辞/

‘Vipers and Beasts in the Year of the Little Dragon’, The China Story Journal, 8 February 2013, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2013/02/reptiles-and-beasts-in-the-year-of-the-little-dragon/

‘A Letter to the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China’, The China Story Journal, 31 December 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2012/12/a-letter-to-the-embassy-of-the-peoples-republic-of-china-2/

‘Doubtless at Forty 四十不惑’, The China Story Journal, 1 December 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2012/12/doubtless-at-forty-四十不惑/

‘Australia’s Asian White Paper: Filling in Some Blanks’, The China Story Journal, 15 November 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2012/11/australias-asian-white-paper-filling-in-some-blanks/

‘Cicero’s Advice to China’s Would-be Leaders’, The China Story Journal, 7 November 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2012/11/ciceros-advice-to-chinas-would-be-leaders/

‘The Five Vermin 五蠹 Threatening China’, The China Story Journal, 4 November 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2012/11/the-five-vermin-五蠹-threatening-china/

‘Hosannas for the Eighteenth Party Congress 喜迎十八大’, The China Story Journal, 30 September 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2012/09/hosannas-for-the-eighteenth-party-congress-喜迎十八大/

‘The Ten Grave Problems Facing China’, The China Story Journal, 8 September 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2012/09/the-ten-grave-problems-facing-china/

‘Chinese Whispers: Australia’s Manchurian Candidates’, The China Story Journal, 31 August 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/2012/08/chinese-whispers-australias-manchurian-candidates/

‘New China Newspeak 新华文体’, The China Story Lexicon, 2 August 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/lexicon/new-china-newspeak/

‘Telling Chinese Stories’, The China Story Journal, 2012, online at: https://www.thechinastory.org/yearbook/telling-chinese-stories/

China Heritage Quarterly

‘Focus on The China Critic 中國評論週報’, China Heritage Quarterly, Combined Issue 30/31 (June/September 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/index.php

‘Accounting for The Critic‘, China Heritage Quarterly, Combined Issue 30/31 (June/September 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=030

The China Critic: Editorial, China’s Unfinished Twentieth Century’, China Heritage Quarterly, Combined Issue 30/31 (June/September 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=030_editorial1.inc&issue=030

The China Critic Today: A Reader’s Guide’, China Heritage Quarterly, Combined Issue 30/31 (June/September 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=030_guide.inc&issue=030

‘Barking Humanely’, China Heritage Quarterly, Combined Issue 30/31 (June/September 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=030_barking.inc&issue=030

‘Tea: Editorial’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 29 (March 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=029

‘More Saliva than Tea 口水多過茶’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 29 (March 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=029

‘Voices from the Bamboo Grove: The Humanity of Chinese Humour’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 29 (March 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/scholarship.php?searchterm=029_canberra.inc&issue=029

‘Mao Zedong at West Lake: a Chronology, Part II: 1960-76’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 29 (March 2012), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=029_mao.inc&issue=029

‘Stark Contrast: Kim Jong-il and Václav Havel: Shades at West Lake’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 28 (December 2011), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=028_stark.inc&issue=028

‘The Tides of West Lake’, Editorial China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 28 (December 2011), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=028

‘Walking with Xianyi’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 25 (March 2011),  online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=025_walking.inc&issue=025

‘My Friend the Memory Hole’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 25 (March 2011),  online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=025_memory.inc&issue=025

‘Wine T’ien Hsia 域外酒谈’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 25 (March 2011),  online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=025_grb.inc&issue=025

‘The People’s Republic of Wine 何以解憂,唯有杜康’, Editorial China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 25 (March 2011), online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=025

‘Focus: Ernst Boerschmann’s China’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 24 (December 2010), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/index.php/editorial.php?issue=024

‘Focus: The Heritage of Shanghai’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 22 (June 2010), at: www.chinaheritagequarterly.org

‘Shanghai: Harmonising History’, Editorial China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 22 (June 2010), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=022

Editorial Introduction to ‘Yawning Heights: Chan Koon-chung’s Harmonious China’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 22 (June 2010), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=022_golden.inc&issue=022

Editorial Introduction to ‘The History Lessons of Yuan Tengfei’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 22 (June 2010), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=022_history.inc&issue=022

‘Focus: The Architectural Heritage of Tianjin’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 21 (March 2010), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=021

‘Focus: The Heritage of Books, Collecting and Libraries’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 20 (December 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/index.php?archiveyear=2009

‘Research Notes: National Commemorative Ceremonies’, by Geremie R. Barmé and Sang Ye, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 20 (December 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/scholarship.php?searchterm=020_intro_national_ceremonies.inc&issue=020

‘The Great Yu Da Yu 大禹: A Temple 禹庙 and a Tomb 禹陵’, Sang Ye and Geremie R. Barmé, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 20 (December 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/scholarship.php?searchterm=020_great_yu.inc&issue=020

‘Commemorating Confucius in 1966-67: The Fate of the Confucius Temple, the Kong Mansion and Kong Cemetery 孔庙、孔府、孔林’, Sang Ye and Geremie R. Barmé, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 20 (December 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/scholarship.php?searchterm=020_confucius.inc&issue=020

‘Focus: The Heritage of T’ien Hsia, All-Under-Heaven’ and ‘Editorial: Everything in the World’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 19 (September 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=019

‘Focus: The Heritage of Commemoration, Part II’ and ‘Editorial: Living the Heritage’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 18 (June 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=018

‘1969: April Fools’ Day’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 18 (June 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=018_1969aprilfoolsday.inc&issue=018

‘1999: The First Half-century’, Geremie R. Barmé and Lois Conner, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 18 (June 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=018_1999theparade.inc&issue=018

‘2009: The Long Bow Appeal’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 18 (June 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=018_2009longbow.inc&issue=018

‘Focus: The Heritage of Commemoration’ and ‘Editorial: Anniversaries in the light, and in the dark’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 17 (March 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=017

Editorial Introduction to Xu Jilin, ‘Historical Memories of May Fourth: Patriotism, but of what kind?’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 17 (March 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=017_mayfourthmemories.inc&issue=017

‘Thirteen National Days, a retrospective’, by Sang Ye and Geremie R. Barmé, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 17 (March 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=017_nationaldays.inc&issue=017

‘Confession, Redemption and Death’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 17 (March 2009), full reprint of a 1990 chapter, at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=017_confession.inc&issue=017

‘Lieux de Memoire’, by Sang Ye and Geremie R. Barmé, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 17 (March 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=017_lieux.inc&issue=017

‘Focus: The Heritage of Beijing Water’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 16 (December 2008), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=016

‘Hidden Mansions: Beijing from the Air (Part I)’, by Sang Ye and Geremie R. Barmé, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 16 (December 2008), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=016_hiddenmansions.inc&issue=016

‘Focus: Beijing, the Invisible City’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 14 (June 2008), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=014

Editorial Introduction to Dai Qing, ‘1948: How Peaceful was the Liberation of Beiping?’, The Sixty-eighth Morrison Lecture, 5 September 2007, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 14 (June 2008), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=014_daiqing.inc&issue=014

‘Zhu Qiqian’s Silver Shovel’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 14 (June 2008), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=014_zhuQiqian.inc&issue=014

‘Beijing Underground’, Sang Ye and Geremie R. Barmé, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 14 (June 2008), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=014_undergroundBeijing.inc&issue=014

‘A Beijing That Isn’t (Part I)’, Sang Ye and Geremie R. Barmé, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 14 (June 2008), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=014_BeijingThatWasnt.inc&issue=014

‘Focus: Zhai, the Scholar’s Studio’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 13 (March 2008), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=013

‘Focus: Wangfu, the Princely Mansions of Beijing’ and ‘Editorial: Princely Mansions’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 12 (December 2007), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=012

‘Downward Spiral: from Palace to Mansion to Temple to Museum’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 12 (December 2007), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=012_downwardSpiral.inc&issue=012

‘Editorial: Yuanming Yuan, the Garden of Perfect Brightness’ and ‘Editorial: Between Between Ruination and Restoration’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 8 (December 2006), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=008

‘The Garden of Perfect Brightness, a life in ruins’, online reprint of 1996 Morrison Lecture, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 8 (December 2006), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=008_morrison.inc&issue=008

‘Gong Xiaogong and the Sacking of the Garden of Perfect Brightness’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 8 (December 2006), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=008_gong_xiagong.inc&issue=008

‘On Stage & Screen’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 8 (December 2006), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=008_stage_screen.inc&issue=008

‘Lois Conner: A Photographer in the Garden’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 8 (December 2006), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=008_conner.inc&issue=008

‘The Lei Family Builders’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 8 (December 2006), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=008_builders.inc&issue=008

Translations

‘Shanghai Culture Lost 上海:城市风情依旧,文化何处寻觅?’, by Xu Jilin, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 22 (June 2010). Online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=022_lost.inc&issue=022

‘Australia and China in the World’, The 70th George E. Morrison Lecture, Hon. Kevin Rudd, 23 April 2010, Chinese translation by Barmé and Sang Ye with others, ‘ “Aodaliya Zhongguo yu Shijie”, zai di 70 ci Molixun jiangzuoshangde jianghua’ (‘澳大利亚中国与世界’: 在第70次莫理循讲座上的讲话’), online at: http://www.china.embassy.gov.au/bjngchinese/pmspch2010.html. For the English-language original, see: http://pmrudd.archive.dpmc.gov.au/node/6700.

‘The Han Supremacist: Sang Ye interviews Zhai Quan’an’, with an introduction by the translator, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 20 (December 2009). Online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=020_zhai_quanan.inc&issue=020

‘1949-2009: Sixty Years Out of Range — an oral history interview by Sang Ye’, with an introduction and extensive footnotes by the translator, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 19 (September 2009). Online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=019_sixtyyears.inc&issue=019

‘Trading on Heritage 一切都是可以交换的’, Xu Zhiyuan, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 18 (June 2009). Online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=018_tradingheritage.inc&issue=018

‘1979: Huang Shan, Selling Scenery to the Bourgeoisie, an Oral History Account of Chinese Tourism, 1949-1979’, by Sang Ye, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 18 (June 2009), translated, edited and introduced. Online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=018_1979huangshan.inc&issue=018

‘Beijing: an Aqueous Heritage’, by Dai Qing, edited and translated by Geremie R. Barmé, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 16 (December 2008), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/editorial.php?issue=016

‘The Torch-bearer — An Interview by Sang Ye’, translated by Geremie R. Barmé, 3,800 words, published online during the lead up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics by Danwei at: http://www.danwei.org/2008_beijing_olympic_games/the_torchbearer_an_interview_b.php; and, China Digital Times at: http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2008/04/the-torchbearer/

‘Thirsty Dragon at the Olympics’, Dai Qing, The New York Review of Books, lead story 6 December 2007, Vol.54, No.19, pp.1-2. Online at: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/20850.

‘1948: How Peaceful was the Liberation of Beiping?’, by Dai Qing, The Sixty-eighth Morrison Lecture, 5 September 2007, The Australian National University, translated by Geremie R. Barmé and John Minford, online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=014_daiqing.inc&issue=014

New Years Past: Other Spring Festivals, two oral history interviews on the Great Leap Forward and Chinese New Year, translated by Barmé, first published in Danwei, 21 February 2007, and reprinted with revisions in China Heritage Quarterly, June 2009, under the title ‘1959 & its Aftermath: New Years Past’, at: http://chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=018_1959aftermath.inc&issue=018

‘A Frustrated Cat’, a translation of an oral history interview by Sang Ye with a police forensic scientist published in coordination with a review of the new Police Museum in Beijing in China Heritage Newsletter (subsequently Quarterly), Issue 3 (September 2005), at: http://www.chinaheritagenewsletter.org/articles.php?searchterm=003_frustratedcats.inc&issue=003

‘Beijing’s Bloody August’, a translation of two oral history interviews by Sang Ye on the Cultural Revolution with an introduction by Barmé, published online in Beijing on 19 August 2006, at: http://www.danwei.org/scholarship_and_education/beijings_bloody_august_by_gere.php

‘Another National Day’, a translation of two oral history interviews by Sang Ye on the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, published online in Beijing on 28 September 2006, at: http://www.danwei.org/scholarship_and_education/another_national_day.php

Seven oral history interviews by Sang Ye related to the Great Wall of China, for the book of the same name, The Great Wall of China, Sydney: The Powerhouse Museum, 2006, pp.33-35; 57-61; 128-129; 189-191; 228-229; and, 249-251. For the interview with Cao Hai, ‘Living with the Past’, see: http://chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=007_cao-hai.inc&issue=007

Sang Ye, ‘Beam me up’, Humanities Research, 2, 1999, ‘Asia and Modernity’, pp.71-78.

Sang Ye, ‘Consuming Habits’, Meanjin, vol.57, no.3 (1998:3), pp. 615-622.

Feng Mengbo, ‘My Private Album’ (from the CD-Rom of the same name), Grand Street 63 (Crossing the Line), vol.16, no.3, p.27.

Sang Ye, ‘Unfair Competition—a Chinese athlete speaks’, Heat, no.6 (1997-98): 123-138.

Five interviews by Sang Ye used as catalogue entries in Evolution & Revolution: Chinese Dress 1700s-1990s, edited by Claire Roberts, Sydney: Powerhouse Museum, 1997:’A revolutionary dressing down’, pp.44-45; ‘Making foreign things serve China’, pp.46-47; ‘Patriotic rag wool’, pp.47- 48; ‘A pretty face’, pp.49-50; and, ‘Comrade lover’, pp.50-51.

Sang Ye, ‘Fringe-dwellers: Down and Out in the Yuan Ming Yuan Artists’ Village’, translated and introduced by Barmé, Art AsiaPacific, issue no.15 (July 1997): 74-77.

Sang Ye, ‘Computer Insect’ (original titleL: ‘Sino-CompuBug: an interview with one of Beijing’s Four Heavenly Kings of Hacking’), translated and introduced by Barmé, Wired magazine (July 1996): 82-89, online at: http://www.wired.com/1996/07/es-sinobug/

Four chapters in Sang Ye’s The Year the Dragon Came, Linda Jaivin, ed., Brisbane: Queensland University Press, 1996.

Li Xianting, ‘The Imprisoned Heart: Ideology in an age of consumption’, Art and Asia Pacific, ‘Art of the Chinese Diaspora’ Special Issue, vol.1, no.2 (1994): 24-30.

Sang Ye, ‘Exhibiting the Cultural Revolution’, The Sydney Review, October 1992, p.10.

Dai Qing, ‘My Imprisonment’ (an excerpt), Index on Censorship, 21 (8) (September 1992): 20-27.

Guan Wei, ‘Nesting—the Art of Idleness’ (trans and edited by G. Barmé & Linda Jaivin) Island 48 (Spring 1991): 9-11.

Sang Ye, ‘Are you Satisfied?’ (trans and edited by G. Barmé & L. Jaivin) Independent Monthly (June 1991); 11-12.

Liu Xiaobo, ‘The Inspiration of New York: Meditations of an Iconoclast’, translated and edited by G. Barmé, Problems of Communism no.40 (January-April 1991): 113-118.

Lee Yee, ‘Hong Kong Slide to Xu Jiatun Solution’, The Asian Wall Street Journal, 31 May 1990 (reprinted in The Wall Street Journal, 4 June).

He Xin, ‘A Word of Advice to the Politburo’, translated, annotated and introduced by Barmé, The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs, no.23 (January 1990): 49-76, online at: https://www.jstor.org/stable/2158794?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Lee Yee, ‘Fear and Loathing in Hong Kong’, The Asian Wall Street Journal, 20 June 1989.

San Su (Gao Xiong), ‘Hong Kong: A “Performance Artist’s’ Paradise”, from Two Decades of Hong Kong Oddities, Renditions (Special Issue: Hong Kong), nos.29&30, 1988: 73-83.

Yau Ma Tei, ‘1997 Rhapsody—A Prophetic Documentary Film’, Renditions (Special Issue: Hong Kong), nos.29-30, 1988: 346-353.

Lee Yee, ‘Playing by Peking’s Rules’, Renditions (Special Issue: Hong Kong), nos.29-30, 1988: 316-319 (reprinted from The Asian Wall Street Journal, 11-12 July 1986).

Shen Rong, ‘Snake and Ladders—Three Days in the Life of a Chinese Intellectual’, a novella translated with Linda Jaivin, in Shen Rong, At Middle Age, Beijing: Panda Books, 1987, pp.119-236.

Shen Rong, ‘Not Your Average Girl’, Renditions (Special Issue: Women Writers), nos.27&28 (Spring & Autumn 1987): 158-162.

Five chapters in Chinese Profiles, by Zhang Xinxin and Sang Ye, Beijing: Chinese Literature Press, 1986, pp.84-94; 261-8; 269-76; 277-85; 286-93; and one in Chinese Lives: An Oral History of Contemporary China, by Zhang Xinxin and Sang Ye, edited by W.J.F. Jenner and Delia Davin, Pantheon (New York) and Macmillan (London), 1987, pp.135-139.

Huang Yongyu, ‘Selections from A Can of Worms’, Renditions, 1986, no.26: 11- 21.  The full text of this work, in Chinese, and with my English translation, is now archived at: www.morningsun.org

Wang Peigong, ‘Urbling Winter’, Renditions, 1986, no.25: 86-94.

Tao Jun, ‘The Detour’, Renditions, 1986, no.25: 95-100.

Liu Xinwu, ‘Black Walls’, Renditions, 1985, no.23: 39-46.

Su Shuyang, ‘Loved Ones’, Chinese Literature, Autumn 1985: 109-23.

Wu Zuguang, ‘Four Essays by Wu Zuguang’, Chinese Literature, Summer 1985: 64-83.

Shi Hui, ‘There Was No Confucius Before Confucius’, Chinese Literature, August, 1983: 105-112.

Translation into Chinese

‘Suweiai shehuide yuyan he quanli—Gebaqiefu nengfou gaibian zhege zhidu?’, a translation by Barmé and Yang Lian of ‘Language & Power in Soviet Society, A Conversation between George Urban & Alain Besançon’, Encounter, May & June 1987, Contemporary 當代, 1989:8: 128-141 and 1989:9: 100-116.

Translation Work in Japanese

Hi no tane: Chūgoku ryūshin no koe , by G. Barmé and J. Minford, translated by Karima Fumitoshi, et al, Tokyo:Gaifusha, 1989 (a translation of Seeds of Fire with additional material unique to this Japanese version).

Journal Articles

‘History Writ Large: Big-character Posters, Red Logorrhoea and the Art of Words’, PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, vol.9, no.3 (2012), online at: https://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/portal/article/view/2645/3352

‘China’s Flat Earth, 8 August 2008’, The China Quarterly, 197 (March 2009): 64-86. 8,000 words.

‘Beijing, a garden of violence’, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Vol.9, No.4 (2008): 612-639.

‘Shared Values: A Sino-Australian Conundrum’, JOSA (Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia), vol.28 (2006): 60-67. (Published 2008.)

‘Strangers at Home’, The Saturday Essay, Wall Street Journal, 17 July 2010, online at: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704682604575369390660095122.html?KEYWORDS=Barmé; reprinted in East Asia Forum, excerpted in Danwei and numerous links.

With Sang Ye, ‘The Great Firewall of China’, Wired magazine (June 1997), online at: http://www.wired.com/1997/06/china-3/

Review Essays

Speaking to History: The Story of King Goujian in Twentieth-Century China by Paul A. Cohen, a 2011 review-essay by Geremie R. Barmé

‘The Peaceful Evolution of Information in China’, 2000 words, published by ‘China Beat’ on 29 January 2010, at: http://www.thechinabeat.org/?p=1422. Reprinted in „Gazeta Swiateczna”, the Saturday edition of „Gazeta Wyborcza” in Poland in February 2010. See: http://wyborcza.pl/1,98077,7533295,Chiny_niewzruszone.html Chinese translation: ‘Heping yanbiande zuotian jintian’ 和平演变的昨天今天, 17 May 2010, online at: http://cher.72pines.com/2010/05/17/和平演变的昨天今天/

‘China’s Promise’, 2000 words, published by ‘China Beat’ on 20 January 2010, at: http://www.thechinabeat.org/?p=1374; and, immediately reprinted on the ‘History News Network’ at: http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/122407.html; and, ‘China Digital Times’: http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2010/01/geremie-r-barme-china’s-promise/. A shorter version of the essay was published under the same title by East Asia Forum on 21 January, at: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/01/21/chinas-promise/

‘The Long Bow Appeal’, 15 April 2009, by Barmé, Carma Hinton and Richard Gordon, online at: http://www.tsquare.tv/film/appeal-online.html.

‘The Shock of the Obvious: a Note on Jed Perl’, Art AsiaPacific, 15th Anniversary Issue, no.61 (Nov./Dec. 2008): 73.

‘1948 & 2008: The George E. Morrison Lectures and Beijing’s Years of Great Significance’, China Beat, 27 October 2008. Online at: http://thechinabeat.blogspot.com/2008/10/1948-2008-george-e-morrison-lectures.html

‘Olympics come to life as a painting by Beijing and athletes’, an opinion piece for Sydney Morning Herald published on 11 August 2008 following the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and online at: http://www.smh.com.au/news/opinion/olympics-come-to-life-as-a-painting-by-beijing-and-athletes/2008/08/10/1218306657444.html Revised as ‘Painting Over Mao: Notes on the Inauguration of the Beijing Olympic Games’, published online by China Beat (University of Southern California Irvine) on 12 August at: http://thechinabeat.blogspot.com/2008/08/painting-over-mao-notes-on-inauguration.html. This was also linked to Danwei on 14 August 2008.

‘Talk About the Wind and Moon’, an essay on Olympic etiquette published by Danwei on 31 July 2008, at: http://www.danwei.org/2008_beijing_olympic_games/dont_ask_so_laowai_dont_have_t.php

‘Olympic Art and Artifice, Inside the “imagineering” of the Beijing Olympics’, The American Interest, vol.III, no.6 (July/August 2008): 72-78, online at http://www.the-american-interest.com/ai2/article.cfm?Id=441&MId=20

‘Worrying China & New Sinology’, 3 July 2008, keynote address, Asian Studies Association of Australia, Melbourne, published online at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/articles.php?searchterm=014_worryingChina.inc&issue=014

‘Milking Wolves’ Totem—reading Linda Jaivin on Jiang Rong’s lupine love story’, Danwei, 8 May 2008: http://www.danwei.org/books/lupine_lactose_intolerant.php; (referred to by Jeffrey Wasserstrom in China Beat, and then in the New York Times blog at: http://papercuts.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/05/09/how-to-cook-a-wolf/

‘Mirrors of History: On a Sino-Japanese Moment and Some Antecedents’, a workshop paper (see Talks below), reprinted online on 2 May 2008 in the Beijing web-journal Danwei, at: http://www.danwei.org/nationalism/mirrors_of_history.php, originally published in Japan Focus online newsletter, 11 May 2005, at: http://www.japanfocus.org/article.asp?id=280; and, on 12 May 2005, featured on ‘Historians’ Take on the News’ on the History News Network, http://hnn.us/roundup/1.html#11876

‘Rudd rewrites the rules of engagement’, Opinion, Sydney Morning Herald, 12 April 2008. Also published online at: http://www.smh.com.au/news/opinion/rudd-rewrites-the-rules-of-engagement/2008/04/11/1207856825767.html?page=fullpage#contentSwap1; This was linked-to by John Pomfret’s Washington Post blog at: http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/postglobal/pomfretschina/2008/04/australia_to_china_lets_not_be_1.html

‘Paper Tigers’, reprinted in the lead up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics under the title ‘Paper Tigers, whispering sweet nothings into each other’s ears’, 7 February 2008 with an editorial note by Jeremy Goldkorn at: http://www.danwei.org/newspapers/paper_tigers_and_progress_in_t.php. Originally published in Beijing Scene, Volume 5, Issue 25, 10-16 September 1999, at: http://www.beijingscene.com/V05I025/feature/feature.htm,

‘Sharing Values’, Griffith Review: In the Neighbourhood, 18 (Summer 2007-2008): 47-50.

‘The Burdens of Spoof’, The Diplomat, Vol.6, No.2 (June/July 2007): 64-65.

‘Telling Selves & Talking Others’, ArtAsiaPacific, No.52 (March-April 2007): 72-75.

‘I’m So Ronree’, an invited 5,000-word review-essay of Chang Jung and Jonathan Halliday, Mao: the Untold Story in The China Journal, No. 55 (January 2006): 128-139. Reprinted online by UC Berkeley’s China Digital Times at: http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2006/04/im_so_ronery_geremie_r_barme.php. Subsequently revised as a book chapter, published in 2009 (see under book chapters).

‘After the Future in China’, published as ‘After the Future’, Review Supplement of The Australian Financial Review, 29 September 2006, lead story. A full digital version was posted by China Digital Times (Zhongguo shuzi shidai) on 21 November 2006 at: http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2006/11/after_the_future_in_china_geremie_r_barme.php

‘Let the Spiel Begin’, published in the Review Supplement of The Australian Financial Review, 14 July 2006. An earlier version of this was published by UC Berkeley’s China Digital Times (Zhongguo shuzi shidai), May 2006, at: http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2006/05/let_the_spiel_begin_geremie_r_barme.php; and, the full version also appeared online in Beijing on Danwei, 24 July 2006 at: http://www.danwei.org/2008_beijing_olympic_games/let_the_spiel_begin_by_geremie.php

‘ “Tiananmen Follies”: An Exchange’, by Dai Qing and Geremie Barmé, The New York Review of Books, vol.53, no.7 (27 April 2006) at: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/18941

‘A Year of Some Significance’, published without notes as ‘Historical Distortions’, front page of the Review Supplement of The Australian Financial Review, 31 March 2006. Reprinted by UC Berkeley’s China Digital Times (Zhongguo shuzi shidai), with notes, at: http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2006/04/a_year_of_some_significance_geremie_r_barme.php

‘Is Taiwan the End of Chinese History?’, the Review, supplement of The Australian Financial Review, review-essay, 16 December 2005, 2000 words.

‘The Case of Dai Qing’ by Geremie Barmé and Jonathan Unger, The New York Review of Books, vol.52, no.18 (17 November, 2005). Also published online, at: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/18456

‘Dissenting from Ba Jin’, 30 October 2005, posted at various sites, including http://www.danwei.org/archives/002295.html; and, published under the title ‘A Dissenting View on Ba Jin’ in Far Eastern Economic Review, November 2005, vol.168, no.10, pp.53-55.

‘Wrong Country, Wrong Century’, published in the Opinion supplement to The Australian, 8 June 2005 under the title ‘Under the bamboo curtain and into Vanstone limbo’. Reprinted under the title ‘Chen Yonglin: Wrong Country, Wrong Century’ in Online Opinion, 9 June 2005. Also published online, at: http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=3551

‘On New Sinology’, Chinese Studies Association of Australia Newsletter, No.31, May 2005: 5-9. Subsequently published online, at: http://rspas.anu.edu.au/pah/chinaheritageproject/newsinology/ and elsewhere

‘Size Matters—the Deceptive Stature of China Today’, the Inquirer supplement to The Weekend Australian, 16-17 April 2005, under the title ‘Where Hard Men Rule’, online at: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,12868707%255E28737,00.html

‘Qing Shadowland’, The Australian’s Review of Books, September 1999, pp.9-10.

‘The Great Con: Value-added Asia’, The Australian’s Review of Books, April 1998, pp.8-10.

‘A rose-coloured past’, The Australian’s Review of Books, November 1997, pp.10-12.

‘Koe naki tokoro ni kyorai o kiku: `Bunka daikakumei’ go no chugoku bungaku, and Bungaku no jiritsu o rnotomete: Konjitsu no chugoku bungaku o yomu, by Takashima Toshio, The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs, January 1984, no.11, pp.200-203.

Book Reviews

‘Worrying with Gloria’, 19 December 2007, book launch speech posted on Harvard University Press website at: http://harvardpress.typepad.com/hup_publicity/2007/12/worrying-about.html#more.

‘Hu’s First Emperor’, a review of Frances Wood, The First Emperor of China, Profile Books, London, 2007. Published as ‘The First Emperor of China’, The Times, London, 8 September 2007. Also published online, at: http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/books/history/article2405968.ece

‘Uncivil War’, a review of Roderick MacFarquhar & Michael Schoenhals, Mao’s Last Revolution, Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006, Financial Times, 25 August 2006. Also published online, at: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/eba1f2ce-3337-11db-981f-0000779e2340.html

‘Length Does Matter’, published as ‘Another two bricks in the wall’, review of The Long March, by Sun Shuyun, London: HarperCollins and The Great Wall: China Against the World, 1000BC-2000AD, by Julia Lovell, London: Atlantic Books in The Times, 18 March 2006. Also published online, at: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,923-2089352_1,00.htm

Catalogue Essays

‘Yin & Yang: Between and Betwixt,’ in Howard Morphy and Nigel Lendon, eds, Synergies, Canberra: ANU, 2003, pp.5-8.

‘Totems that are poles apart’, in Beyond the Future: The Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, edited by Jennifer Webb, Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1999, pp.238-239.  Reprinted in Beijing Scene, vol.6, issue 3, 29 October-4 November 1999.

‘Flying dragon in the sky, Draco volans est in coelo’, Cai Guo Qiang Catalogue, Humblebæk, Denmark, March 1997, main catalogue essay of 7 pages (no pagination), 3000 words. Reprinted in Beijing Scene, March 1997.

‘Taiwan: China’s Other’, Contemporary Taiwan Art, Taipei/Sydney:Museum of Modern Art, 1995, pp.66-69.

‘Reformist Baroque:Liu Dahong and the Chinese Fin-de-Millenium’, in Liu Dahong:Paintings 1986-9, Hong Kong:Schoeni Fine Oriental Art, 1992.

‘Arrière-Pensée on an Avant-Garde: The Stars in Retrospect’, in The Stars: 10 Years, Hong Kong: Hanart 2 Gallery, 1989, pp.76-82.

‘Persistence de la tradition au “royaume des ombres”. Quelques notes visant a contribuer a une approche nouvelle du cinéma chinois’, translated by Françoise Derré, Le cinéma chinois, Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1985, pp.113-128.

Cultural Comment and Journalism

‘A Vision of Old Beijing: Wang Daguan’s “The Capital in Late Winter”’, Chinese Literature (Summer 1984): 127-134.

‘Helicon’, Muse, no.193 (March 2000): 25.

‘The East is Read:Writers Challenged’, Australian Author, vol.31, no.2 (August 1999): 10-12, 15.

‘Paper Tigers’, Beijing Scene, volume 5, issue 25 (10-16 September 1999): 4-5.

‘Hong Kong the floating city’, in ‘Hong Kong Goes Back’ Index on Censorship, No.1, vol.26, issue 174 (January/ February 1997): 154-160.

‘Mb@Game! — A Chinese Screensaver’, Art AsiaPacific, issue 15 (July 1997): 78-83.

‘The Great Firewall of China’, with Sang Ye, in Wired, 5.06 (June 1997): 138-50 & 174-178.

‘The Fab Four and Friends Do China’ (on stained glass windows in China and their origin), Object (Crafts Council of Australia) (1995:2): 20-25.

‘Archaeotainment: Fantasy at the Other End of History’, Third Text, no.30 (Spring 1995): 29-38.

‘Xu Bing:A Chinese Character’, Australia Art Monthly, July 1993 (no.61): 13-15.

‘Liu Dahong:Artist laureate of China’s reform’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 4 March 1993, p.60.

‘Red Noise’, Hybrid (International Cross-Artform Bi-monthly), June-July 1992, p.42.

‘China: the Party has its way with history’, Index on Censorship, no.7 (1991): 12-14.

‘Culture In Exile’, The Independent Monthly, February 1990, pp.4-5.

‘Artists on a non-stop see-saw ride’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 5 October 1989, pp.71-72.

‘Stars in their day’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 26 January 1989, pp.39-40.

‘The Lazy Dragon: Chinese Culture in ‘88’, ‘China Survey’, Financial Times (London), December 1988.

‘Critics now chip away at China’s concrete eyesores’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 17 November 1988, pp.54-56.

‘TV requiem for the myths of the Middle Kingdom’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 1 September 1988, pp.40-43.

‘Grim reality behind the silver screen’, on the historicity of Bertolucci’s ‘The Last Emperor’, Spectrum, The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 December 1987.

‘Chinese Culture: Unity in Chaos’, Blast (Canberra), no.3 (1987): 22-23.

‘Revolutionary opera arias sung to a new, disco beat’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 5 February 1987, pp.36-38.

‘My Friend the Memory Hole — a comment on living with Deng Xiaoping’s “antibourglib” campaign’, Renditions, 1986 (no.26): 5-6.

‘Bureaucrats and zealots stifle Chinese cinema’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 13 March 1986, pp.40-41.

‘Shi Hui: A Profile’, Chinese Literature (August, 1985): 96-104.

‘Yin Guangzhong and the Gods of Cathay’, Chinese Literature (Autumn 1985): 207-215.

‘A Word for the Imposter — introducing the drama of Sha Yexin’, Renditions Special Issue: Chinese Literature Today, 1983 (nos.19&20): 319-332.

‘A Touch of the Absurd—introducing Gao Xingjian, and his play “The Bus-stop” ‘, Renditions, 1983 (nos.19&20): 373-377, with a translation of a section of Gao’s play on pp.379-86.

‘Culture Clubbed: China Blames the West for “Cultural Pollution”’, The National Times (Sydney), 13-19 January 1984, pp.12-15; Part II, 20-26 January 1984, p.17.

‘The Tragi-Comic Adventures of Ah Q’, Asiaweek, 11 June 1982, p.39.

‘Zhongnanhai: Walled Heart of China’s Kremlin’, Time Magazine [Special: ‘China’s Amazing Half-Century, 50 Places Where History Was Made’], 27 September 1999, pp.40-41.

‘Mao Zedong: The Profit Center’, Asian Wall Street Journal, 26 December 1994.

‘The Censors Can’t Beat the Market’, Asian Wall Street Journal, 20 January 1994.

‘A Gentle Voice of Reason Pierces the Rhetoric’, Human Rights Tribune (New York), vol.II, no.5 (November 1991): 406.

‘Dragon with Two Heads’, Independent Monthly, June 1991, p.30.

‘Filial impieties in China’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 17 January 1991, p.35.

‘A foot in both camps’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 23 August 1990, p.27.

‘From ‘River’ to ‘Road’’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 25 October 1990, p.32.

‘Zhao Ziyang, the Man and the Myth’, The Asian Wall Street Journal, 1-2 June 1990.

‘Where is China Heading?’, The Independent Monthly, May 1990, pp.36-37.

‘A day in the death of China’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 9 November 1989, p.45.

‘Enemy of the people’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 10 August 1989, pp.29-30.

‘Blood offering’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 22 June 1989, pp.37-41.

‘Memory as the enemy of tyranny’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 19 May 1988, pp.47-48.

‘Cultural commissars in the camera’s eye’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 10 March 1988, pp.42-46.

‘Political prisoners hidden in the new era’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 14 January 1988, pp.41-42.

‘Letter of protest opens Chinese eyes’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 2 April 1987.

‘The man who speaks too much, too often’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 22 October 1987, pp.52-53.

‘Nouvelle communism’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 26 November 1987, pp.54-56.

Essays In Memoriam

‘Vale: David Hawkes, Liu Ts’un-yan, Alaistair Morrison’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 19 (September 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=019_vale.inc&issue=019

‘Vale: Yang Xianyi 楊憲益’, China Heritage Quarterly, Issue 20 (December 2009), at: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=020_yang_xianyi.inc&issue=020

Other

Dissenting from Ba Jin, 30 October 2005, reprinted in Danwei, 6 November 2005.

Round up of 2010, with my note on Long Bow and the Chai Ling case: http://www.thechinabeat.org/?p=3000