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Discussing the exchange of foods across the Eurasian Heartland through the Silk Route, with Dr. Eugene Anderson.
We spoke to Daisy Yan Du about her new book Chinese Animation and Socialism and the legacy of Chinese animation and why this period was so special.
In this interview, Patrick Cockburn talks to Peter O’Connor about Claud Cockburn’s upbringing in China, Korea and central Europe, about the circumstances prompting the publication of The Week, and, most tellingly, on the resistance put up by political and media elites, in particular the ‘Cliveden Set,’ to Claud Cockburn’s astonishingly well-informed upstart newsletter.
Tim Bodt, author of Grammar of Duhumbi (Chugpa) talks about his work in Tibet and Bhutan, the immense kindness of the people he has worked with and the importance of immersive fieldwork when studying languages.