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Recent blog posts

As Chen Yunlin Falls From Grace, Beijing Shows It Still Doesn’t Get Taiwan
Written by J. Michael Cole. According to reports in Taiwanese media on 4 September, China’s former point man on Taiwan affairs, Chen Yunlin, may have become the latest target of President Xi Jinping’s “anti-corruption” campaign. In an odd twist, Chen also appears to be blamed for stalled progress in cross-strait relations and Beijing’s efforts to ...

China: taking history seriously
Written by Mark Beeson. Many people outside China find it hard to understand its obsession with history. Appropriately enough, however, a little historical context can help to explain this. China has had more recorded history than anywhere else. For most of it, China was the centre of the known political universe. The only time when ...

On a mission to prepare humans for Mars
In August 2015, Simone Paternostro – an academic from the Nottingham Geospatial Institute -took part in two-week Mars simulation mission on a rock glacier in the Kaunertaler Glacier in Austria. Simone was part of Flight Control Team within the Mission Support Center (MSC). The Mars simulation was led by the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) where a ...