Hoover Institution fellows Misha Auslin and John Yoo welcome one of Britain’s leading experts on China to the podcast: Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, St. Cross College, Oxford University, and the Director of Oxford’s China Centre. Professor Mitter is the author of Forgotten Ally: China’s War with Japan, 1937-45, and A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World.

Professor Mitter discusses the student-led demonstrations of the Tiananmen Square Massacre thirty years later and the 100th Anniversary of the May Fourth Movement. We then turn to the changes in China since Tiananmen and the future of Chinese pluralism after the coming to power of Xi Jinping.

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  1. colleenb Member
    colleenbJoined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Excellent interview. I have Professor Mitter’s books on my reading list but will move them up the list after this interview. I hope more Ricochetti will tune in to this podcast as China is so important. Even today we’re hearing about the mainland trying to change extradition laws with Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan.

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    • May 23, 2019, at 10:22 AM PDT
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