Christina Maags is lecturer in Chinese politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Prior to joining SOAS, she completed a PhD in Political Science at the University of Frankfurt and studied in Oxford, Frankfurt and Bonn. Moreover, she has been a visiting fellow at the Australian National University.
Photo by Markus Spiske via Unsplash China’s so-called “Great Firewall” blocks citizens’ access to the outside world and to each other. But in the end, the virtual blockade might undermine the communist party’s own goals. — Episode 2 of our “New Walls” series. Over time, empires and nation-states have erected walls to protect their people […]