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Poynter Fellowship in Journalism
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Science deputy news editor and award-winning journalist David Grimm shares his insights on turning scientific concepts into user-friendly language, how scientific papers become news stories, and how he made the transition from scientist to science journalist.
Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, churches and mosques–as well as cults, sects and politicians trying to harness religion for their own ends. Driving this explosion of faith is uncertainty–over what it means to be Chinese, and how to live an ethical life in a country that discarded traditional morality a century ago and is still searching for new guideposts.
Ian Johnson will talk about his six-year project to chronicle the return of religion, with a special emphasis on this autumn’s reappointment of Xi Jinping to a new five-year term and how his administration has sought to shape religion.
This event is being co-sponsored by The Council on East Asian Studies at the MacMillan Center
Co-sponsored by YIRA