China 21 podcast

China 21 is a podcast about China’s economy, politics, society and their implications for international affairs. Each episode features expert insights and conversations recorded at UC San Diego’s Studio Ten 300 and hosted by the 21st Century China Center at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy. Subscribe to China 21 on SoundcloudStitcher, iTunesGoogle Play or use our RSS feed to add us to your favorite podcast app.

Make America & China Laugh Again - Jesse Appell

Intercultural comedian Jesse Appell, founder of US-China Comedy Center in Beijing, shares his fun and educational journey of learning what makes Chinese people laugh, and bridging cultural gaps with humor.

China’s Green Leap Forward - Julio Friedmann & David Victor

Dr. Julio Friedmann unpacks the environmental and energy challenges in China - the world’s largest energy user, largest emitter, largest market and largest cleantech enterprise. Interview is followed by excerpt from conversation with Dr. David Victor

U.S.-China Relations After Obama: Looking Ahead with Melanie Hart

Dr. Melanie Hart reviews America's foreign policy towards China in the last eight years, and looks ahead to opportunities and challenges in US-China Relations in light of constructive milestones and the US presidential elections.

The Cross is Red: Richard Madsen on Christianity in China

Sociologist Richard Madsen reflects on the takeaways from a recent gathering to discuss China's new policy on religion, including some of the key thinkers who formulated the new regulations and practitioners such as Catholic priests whose work are impacted by the regulations.

13th Five Year Plan with Deborah Seligsohn & Jack Zhang (十三五: China’s Roadmap)

Deborah Seligsohn and Jack Zhang unpack the details and highlights of China’s latest five-year-plan, the most basic and authoritative document that charts out the country’s strategic vision, covering policies, measures and targets on domestic social issues, to the environment, to education and economic development.