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The State of a Civilisation

After the Future in China Xu Zhangrun’s Triptych for Today Humble Recognition, Boundless Possibility — Part II   In The Pirouette of Time we introduced Xu Zhangrun's triptych 'After the Future i ...

The Great Palace of Ch’in — a Rhapsody

阿房宮 of the Qin dynasty in 207 BCE. *** In 'China's Red Empire — To Be or Not To Be?' Xu Zhangrun of Tsinghua University in Beijing questioned whether the People's Republic of China was set on becomin ...

Humble Recognition, Boundless Possibility — Part I

After the Future in China Xu Zhangrun's Triptych for Today   The Pirouette of Time introduced Xu Zhangrun's triptych 'After the Future in China'. As we noted there, these essays are a bold attempt by ...

The Pirouette of Time — After the Future in China

term ramifications of this much darker side of the Third Plenum. In late 2018 and early 2019, Xu Zhangrun 許章潤, a professor of law at Tsinghua University in Beijing whose work has featured prominently in ...

China’s Red Empire — To Be or Not To Be?

for an ever-greater global role. Chinese officialdom frequently uses these terms, and Professor Xu Zhangrun 許章潤 of Tsinghua University, pointedly addresses the age-old dichotomy between kingly and hegemo ...

Introducing Translatio Imperii Sinici

pient 'Red Empire' of the Xi Jinping era — something discussed at length by Tsinghua Professor Xu Zhangrun 許章潤 — but also with the ideas, habits, cultural expressions and aspirations of empire that hav ...

Other People’s Thoughts, XVI

雖兩千年往矣,前後有別,卻了無進步,總不外鉗口二字,何足為奇。 (Xu Zhangrun 許章潤, And Teachers, Then? They Just Do Their Thing! China Heritage, 10 November 2018) A Meeti ...

To Summon a Wandering Soul

This is the third essay by Professor Xu Zhangrun 許章潤 to appear in China Heritage. The first — Imminent Fears, Immediate Hopes (1 August 2018) — was written in the style of a 諫書 jiànshū, an Admo ...