Protesters rally against the Confucius Institute in Toronto, as depicted in the documentary film ’In the Name of Confucius’. Photo: Doris Liu
Protesters rally against the Confucius Institute in Toronto, as depicted in the documentary film ’In the Name of Confucius’. Photo: Doris Liu

Confucius Institutes: China’s benign outreach or something more sinister?

A new documentary paints the image of a non-profit organisation using the guise of education to subvert academic freedom worldwide; others see it as a benign introduction to the Middle Kingdom’s culture, from Chinese food to tai chi

Protesters rally against the Confucius Institute in Toronto, as depicted in the documentary film ’In the Name of Confucius’. Photo: Doris Liu
Protesters rally against the Confucius Institute in Toronto, as depicted in the documentary film ’In the Name of Confucius’. Photo: Doris Liu
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