Published writing related to arts and culture include:
Hsu, J.Y.J. 2018. “The Politics of ‘Displaying’ China: The British Museum and Modern China.” Asia Dialogue, 13 July.
In this article, I consider the British Museum’s recent re-opening of the China gallery and to assess the narratives presented about post-1911 China. What is regarded as “modern” and “contemporary” China, and how it is conveyed require attention and dialogue, particularly in an age when misinformation is routinely thrown about as facts.
My book review of Peggy Levitt’s Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display appears in the Social Transformations and Sociology of Development Newsletter (no. 2, 2018).