Tai Initiative Blog


Foundations of Cities in Global Governance

Ben Leffel, Lecturer at UC Merced, and Michele Acuto, Professor of Global Urban Politics at University of Melbourne were commissioned by the UK Government Office for Science to complete a UK China city-diplomacy studies...


Anchoring Our Roots

Reflections on First Chinese Immigrant-Sponsored Candidate Forum in the National Capital Region by Lily Qi Saturday night, March 26, 2016, exactly one month before the Maryland primary election, over 350 people packed the Cabin...


Essential and Subtle

“How do I stop?” asked the giggling Chinese teacher as she swerved around the other beginning ice skaters. I demonstrated, explained, and asked “怎么说 ‘spin’ ”? (How do you say ‘spin”?) The two of...