Day: July 12, 2010

Crashing the “Chinese Wave”? Interview with Hanban Head

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Cultural Politics / East Asian modernity / French / Huanqiu Shibao / Sino-French Relations / Uncategorized

The following story was originally published in a Singapore paper, but it’s still nice to read it in the Huanqiu Shibao/Global Times, as it plays to the best sense of that publication’s kind of cultivated apprehension to what outsiders think of China and the impact of China’s global “soft power.”  Call the paper’s sometime approach “nuanced paranoia,” if you will, or just be amused at how, after all the hype, the Chinese still lag behind the French in […]