shanghai podcasts

About Your Host

In this pre-launch episode, I'm spilling the goods on my own expat story and what to expect from...

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Joe "Fish" Clarke, Shanghai China, 11 Apr 20

Joe Clark, also known as Fish, lives in Shanghai China with his wife Jody and four kids. A New...

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Teaching for Mastery: Shanghai Exchanges and the impact of Maths Hubs, with Kate Mole

In this episode we hear from Kate Mole, the Primary Maths and Teaching for Mastery Lead for...

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The significance of ‘The People’ in China's political discourse

The concept of ‘The People’ is a highly charged term in China and one that constantly...

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How does China’s Communist ideology resemble a religion?

Many sociologists have noticed parallels between Chinese Communism and religion. Both offer...

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What is stoking the rise in Chinese nationalism?

China displays an intense form of nationalism. People are expected to regard their nation as...

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What are the economic risks of conflict between China and Taiwan?

Taiwan’s status as a self-governing island, with its own government and diplomacy, is...

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Do China’s leaders really believe their country is superior to all other nations on earth?

China’s global influence has increased enormously since it started opening up to the world...

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What do China’s leaders mean by national security and should the world be worried?

The Chinese state places great importance on national security. It believes its duty is to...

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Will China’s ageing population cause its economic growth to slow dramatically?

China often boasts that it is on target to become the world’s biggest economy and that in...

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How does the current state of US-China relations compare to the Soviet-US Cold War?

The Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States lasted for nearly four decades,...

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The post-pandemic performance of China’s economy

China’s leaders often boast of their country’s economic achievements, especially...

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The economic race between China and the United States

It has been more than three years since former US president Donald Trump launched a 'trade...

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Keeping China fed

No country in the world has experienced famines as severe as the ones which cost tens of millions...

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The social and economic implications of China’s love of foreign food

There are a lot of choices on the menu of China's restaurants these days and shops are...

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Episode 2 ~ Frances Khan Lin

In this episode we meet the ASPZ poet Frances Khan Lin, listen to her reading her poem 'Buried...

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Asia en Directo: Cumbre África-China (03-12-2015)

Alberto Lebrón analiza, en directo desde Pekín, las relaciones entre África y China. Santiago...

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Asia en Directo: Investigan al Grupo FOSUN (10-12-2015)

Alberto Lebrón analiza, en riguroso directo desde Pekín, la desaparición del presidente de Fosun...

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