Chris Eberhardt, originally from Tacoma, Washington, holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from The New School for Social Research. He was a 2008 India China Institute Student Fellow. Chris also helped found the organization imagining global asia in 2006, and has since played an integral role in developing public events and contributing bi-lingual blogs.
Touring the greenest commercial building in the world.
Learning to live with climate change
Governmental responsibility, individual responsibility, and beyond
Where are we getting out information about climate change?
The task of framing China’s role in global debates on climate change can often be difficult
Information and lack of information in China and across the global landscape
BEIJING - About a week and a half ago a co-worker sent a message in Chinese that army vehicles were spotted in east-central Beijing near where I used to live. That day and the next rumors swirled, in no part due to the fact that Bo Xilai, the Mayor of Chongqing, the largest city in China had recently been dismissed.
BEIJING - A little less than two weeks ago was International Women’s Day (IWD). I thought I would dedicate that day’s two English classes to discussing issues related to IWD and the situation of women in China. It was not until two weeks ago sitting in my office in Beijing that I realized that IWD is a day when people actually do things, like giving gifts. For my friend and her colleagues in Beijing it meant working half a day.
Answering the many questions about marriage in multiple cultures.