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Hong Kong 2022: One Country, Two Systems? – Episode 73 – The Oxford Comment

The first of July 2022 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from Britain to China. It also marks the halfway point of a fifty-year agreement between China and Hong Kong that established the “one country, two systems,” rule – a system designed to allow Hong Kong to “enjoy a high degree of autonomy, except in foreign and defence affairs” while still remaining a Special Administrative Region of China. What have these twenty-five years signified for Hong Kongers and the wider world?

On today’s episode of The Oxford Comment, we welcome two leading experts in Chinese history and foreign policy, Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, the editor of The Oxford History of Modern China and Dr. Tim Nicholas Rühlig, author of China’s Foreign Policy Contradictions: Lessons from China’s R2P, Hong Kong, and WTO Policy, to explore the history, handover, and future of Hong Kong.

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Modern China – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 45

In this episode, Rana Mitter introduces modern China, a country full of contradictions that continues to make global headlines as it balances its past with its future.

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Rana Mitter is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China and Director of the University China Centre at the University of Oxford. He is the author or editor of several books, including The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance, and Collaboration in Modern China (University of California Press, 2000) and A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World (OUP, 2004). His most recent book is China’s War with Japan, 1937-1945 (Penguin, 2014), which won the 2014 Duke of Westminster’s Medal for Military Literature, and was a 2014 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title. He is a presenter for BBC Radio 3’s arts and ideas programme, Free Thinking.

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