In My Words — a poem by Xu Zhangrun

In the Xu Zhangrun Archive   The legal scholar Xu Zhangrun is a prominent specialist in constitutional jurisprudence. He was formerly a professor in the Faculty of Law at Tsinghua University, Director of the Centre for Research on the Rule of Law and Human Rights at that institution, editor-in-chief of the series Tsinghua Law Studies and special fellow at the Unirule Institute of Economics 天則經濟研究所.… Read

Hong Kong — Twenty-five years after the fall

Xi Jinping’s Empire of Tedium Appendix XII 治 On 1 July 2017, China Heritage marked the twentieth anniversary of mainland China extending suzerainty over Hong Kong with a series of translations, commentaries and art works.… Read

The Double Fifth Festival and the 35th of May 2022

Xi Jinping’s Empire of Tedium Appendix XI 屈 On 30 May 2017, China Heritage published ‘The Double Fifth and the Archpoet’, a commemoration of the annual Chinese lunar Double Fifth Festival 端五節 and a celebration of dissent, both past and present.… Read

A Decade of Telling Chinese Stories

Xi Jinping’s Empire of Tedium Appendix X 敘 ‘We tell ourselves stories in order to live.’ This is the famous opening line of Joan Didion’s 1979 The White Album, a series of autobiographical essays about the 1960s.… Read