In Conversation With...
Deep dive into a range of subjects on China - from Buddhist cave art to the mating rituals of China’s most loved animal. WildChina founder Mei Zhang will be interviewing some of China’s top experts and bringing their stories and knowledge straight to your homes, so that you can become the next destination expert on China.
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May 28 - In Conversation With... Fuchsia Dunlop
Embark on a culinary journey through China with award-winning food writer and cook, Fuchsia Dunlop.
A chef and award-winning author from England, Fuchsia Dunlop became an expert in Sichuanese food after living in Chengdu and becoming the only foreigner to graduate from the prestigious Sichuan Institute of Higher Cuisine. The Cambridge graduate has written for publications including The Financial Times and The New Yorker and has published five books about her specialization in Chinese cuisine. Fuchsia also makes regular appearances on TV and radio and was named "Food Journalist of the Year" in 2006 by the British Guild of Food Writers. A die-hard foodie, Fuchsia has your taste buds in mind every step of the way, encouraging the expansion of palettes and challenging the scope of traditional cooking.
Join us on Thursday, May 28 for our LIVE talk with Fuchsia.
April 29 - In Conversation With... Patrick Cranley
Learn about the history and development of China's economic powerhouse - Shanghai.
Patrick Cranley is a widely published expert on the history and development of Shanghai. Having studied China's business, politics, and culture for over 30 years, Patrick frequently speaks on his areas of expertise. In recent years he has narrowed his focus to the history, architecture, and urban development of his home since 1997, Shanghai. Patrick ran China's operations in a Fortune 500 company, CIGNA Corporation, for five years and served as both Governor and a Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce. He is also one of three founders of the 1998 organization Historic Shanghai and was Managing Director of AsiaMedia until 2009. Currently a member of the National Council on U.S.-China Relations, Patrick continues to be heavily involved in the rapid development of Shanghai.