Jude Blanchette is an Associate Engagement Director at the The Conference Board’s China Center for Economics and Business, a non-profit business membership and research group organization, in Beijing. He is the former Assistant Director of the 21st Century China Program at the University of California, San Diego.

He is currently writing a book on the influence of Maoism on the left in contemporary China.

Last Updated: March 16, 2016

Sinica Podcast


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