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China has emerged as one of the 21st century’s most consequential nations, making it more important than ever to understand how the country is governed. True to the name Pekingology, or the study of the political behavior of the People’s Republic of China, this podcast aims to unpack the behavior of the Chinese Communist Party and implications these actions have within China and for U.S.-China rel... more

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In this episode of Pekingology, Freeman Chair in China Studies Jude Blanchette is joined by Chenggang Xu, Senior Research Scholar at the Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions and Visiting Fellow at Hoover Institution of Stanford Univers... more

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In this episode of Pekingology, Freeman Chair in China Studies Jude Blanchette,is joined by Yanmei Xie, Geopolitics Analyst with Gavekal Research, who has recently been publishing articles at Gavekal and the Financial Times. Today, Jude and Yanmei di... more

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In this episode of Pekingology, Freeman Chair in China Studies Jude Blanchette is joined by Evan Medeiros, The Penner Family Chair in Asia Studies at Georgetown University. During the Obama Administration, Evan was on the staff of the National Securi... more

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In this episode of Pekingology, Freeman Chair in China Studies Jude Blanchette is joined by Andrew Batson, China Research Director at Gavekal Dragonomics to discuss his recent blog post entitled “Xi’s New Growth Synthesis.” He also publishes The Tang... more

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4.8 out of 5 stars from 262 ratings
  • Fascinating and insightful beyond words

    Pekintology offers deep, analytical insights into China and its governance through academic lens and without being judgmental or taking a binary view on a this huge country. While the core audience of the podcast might be China policy researchers (I am not), it offers fascinating insights to anyone interested in really understanding China.

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    Difficult to trust anyone on China who can’t pronounce it’s cities and provinces correctly.

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  • Excellent content. Let’s not ask too many compound questions.

    As an Americans who lived in China for 5 years, I’ve enjoyed listening to the insights from various guests on the podcast. They’ve given people like me who follow China affairs some food for thought. more

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