Paul Clark is Chair Professor of Chinese at the University of Auckland. His research area is modern Chinese popular culture, including film and its audiences. He has published books on Maori history, Chinese film, culture during the Cultural Revolution, and youth cultures in China. His current book project is a study of popular leisure in Beijing since 1949. He was educated at Auckland, Peking, and Harvard.

Last Updated: September 6, 2016

Sinica Podcast


What Is Cultural About the Cultural Revolution? Creativity Amid Destruction

Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn & more from Sinica Podcast
This year marked the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Cultural Revolution, a chaotic decade of Chinese history made infamous in the West through books such as Wild Swans and Life and Death in Shanghai, which describe in horrific detail the...