The New China

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The China Syndrome20001127

Between 7.30 and midnight, Christopher Cook presents the final evening of Radio 3's season of programmes exploring the cultural landscape of contemporary China. The evening starts with `The China Syndrome', an introduction to modern China, focussing on Beijing. Cook is joined by former BBC correspondent in Beijing Carrie Gracie, poet Yang Lian, anthropologist Craig Clunas, cameraman Yang Shu and sociologist Anxi Jiang.

Two Steps Forward One Step Back20001106

Between 7.30 and midnight, Isabel Hilton presents the opening evening in a season of programmes exploring the cultural landscape of contemporary China. The evening starts with `Two Steps Forward One Step Back', in which she investigates how Beijing and Shanghai have been transformed over the last three decades and examines what it means to be Chinese today.