Fewsmith Offers Insights into Xi Jinping’s Influential Inner Circle
Professor Fewsmith provided insights into the inner workings of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), what true power means in China, and who wields it.
Miller Op-Ed Gleans Insights from CCP Centennial Celebration
“The insecurity the CCP continually struggles with was revealed in spades in Xi’s speech…The reason it was imperative for Xi to hammer home that the CCP had transformed China…was because there is no socialist ideological glue that holds China together today.”
Ye Comments on China’s Leadership and Growth
“Whether China can rival or surpass the U.S in GDP and technology is shaped by its own domestic trends…whether it is still able to allow local dynamism to flourish.”
Lukes Publishes Articles on Czech Communist Leader Rudolf Slánský
Professor Lukes provides background on and interviews the daughter of Rudolf Slánský, general secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia and a life-long Stalinist.
Fewsmith in the Media on Xi’s Raised Status
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith was interviewed by several outlets on the declaration by China’s Communist Party that President Xi Jinping is its “core.”
Fewsmith in Bloomberg: Xi on the Cultural Revolution
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discussed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s comments on the Cultural Revolution.
Fewsmith in Bloomberg: Xi’s Power Base Shake Up
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discussed the declining influence of the Communist Youth League.