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DW interviews Understanding China Through Comics author, Jing Liu on history and comics

Michael Palmer - Thursday, September 13, 2018

Check out this interview with Understanding China Through Comics series author, Jing Liu as he discusses with Germany's DW about the importance of bring the history of China to a larger audience and what the fundamental difference is between Eastern and Western philosophy. Read More

China Comics author Jing Liu embarks on German Tour

Michael Palmer - Monday, June 11, 2018

Jing Liu, author of the popular Understanding China Through Comics series is embarked on a tour of Germany this September to speak about using comics in the classroom to teach Chinese history.  Read More

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