Steve Tsang

Steve Tsang is director of the SOAS China Institute at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.
Steve Tsang
Steve Tsang is director of the SOAS China Institute at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.

Latest from Steve Tsang

Opinion | Lessons from Hong Kong’s protests: Carrie Lam is a liability, the leadership selection process doesn’t work, but the right kind of demonstration can

Hong Kong’s protesters should remember they have succeeded so far because of Carrie Lam’s political ineptitude in seeking to rush the extradition bill through the legislature, and because their resistance hasn’t directly challenged Beijing or the Communist Party.

29 Jun 2019 - 6:00AM

Hong Kong’s protesters should remember they have succeeded so far because of Carrie Lam’s political ineptitude in seeking to rush the extradition bill through the legislature, and because their resistance hasn’t directly challenged Beijing or the Communist Party.

Lessons from Hong Kong’s protests: Carrie Lam is a liability, the leadership selection process doesn’t work, but the right kind of demonstration can
Opinion | The West needs to better understand Xi Jinping Thought as China becomes more formidable

The Chinese leader is no Maoist, but he sees no place for Deng Xiaoping’s style of political experimentation, either. In Xi’s China, citizens may enjoy freedom as consumers and investors, but not as participants in civil society.

4 Mar 2019 - 2:45PM

The Chinese leader is no Maoist, but he sees no place for Deng Xiaoping’s style of political experimentation, either. In Xi’s China, citizens may enjoy freedom as consumers and investors, but not as participants in civil society.

The West needs to better understand Xi Jinping Thought as China becomes more formidable
What a potential successor’s fate says about Xi Jinping’s ambitions
Xi Jinping’s focus on shoring up power comes at the cost of reforms China urgently needs