Academics from the US and Europe are concerned that pandemic border restrictions, tension with the West and more restrictions within China are hampering their research. Photo: AP
Academics from the US and Europe are concerned that pandemic border restrictions, tension with the West and more restrictions within China are hampering their research. Photo: AP

Academics and students in the West consider future China studies without access to China

  • China’s Covid-19 travel rules and its strained ties with the US and allies are obstacles for foreigners seeking mainland fieldwork
  • Scholars say those difficulties add to what was an increasingly restrictive research environment in the country

Topic |   US-China relations
Academics from the US and Europe are concerned that pandemic border restrictions, tension with the West and more restrictions within China are hampering their research. Photo: AP
Academics from the US and Europe are concerned that pandemic border restrictions, tension with the West and more restrictions within China are hampering their research. Photo: AP
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