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A Scholar’s Virtus & the Hubris of the Dragon

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University Voices of Protest & Resistance (XXIV)   Upon taking up a position at Tsinghua College (later Tsinghua University) in 1914, the prominent thinker and political ac ...

Digesting the Tsinghua Protests (II)

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University Voices of Protest & Resistance (XXI)   For some six weeks, voices of protest have been raised in China and internationally in response to the persecution of Xu Z ...

Rashomon & Growing Pains at Tsinghua University

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University Voices of Protest & Resistance (XX)   The following record of the 28 April 2019 protest by Tsinghua University alumni centred at the Wang Guowei Commemorative S ...

Living Lies in China Today

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University Voices of Protest & Resistance (XIX)   It was not until 1989 that 'Live Not By Lies', an essay written by the Soviet dissident novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1 ...

The Incompatibilities of Xu Zhangrun

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University Voices of Protest & Resistance (XVII)   In this season of anniversaries, and as the 'May Fourth Spirit' of patriotism, democracy, science and student activism is ...

The Two Scholars Who Haunt Tsinghua University

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University Voices of Protest & Resistance (XVI)   Tsinghua University formally celebrated its 108th anniversary on the 28th of April 2019. Grand ceremonies involving promin ...

They’re Afraid

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University Voices of Protest & Resistance (XV)   One of the themes of Tsinghua professor Xu Zhangrun's essays on contemporary China is censorship, the multifaceted efforts ...