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'China Quarterly' Publisher Restores Articles Following Backlash From Scholars

7 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Cambridge University Press had removed articles about Tibet, Taiwan and Tiananmen Square from its Chinese website at the request of authorities. Days later, the publisher reversed course.

Cambridge University Press re-posts censored articles

Leading British publisher restores more than 300 politically sensitive articles after an outcry over censorship.

Meter-sized single-crystal graphene growth becomes possible

(Science China Press) Growth of single-crystal graphene is the foundation of the high-end applications of graphene. Recently, scientists from Peking University and their collaborators developed a creative method to realize the ultrafast epitaxial growth of meter-sized single-crystal graphene on industrial Cu foil. Show More Summary

Second academic journal pressed to censor China content

A second academic journal has received requests to censor content in China, following an international outcry after Cambridge University Press (CUP) temporarily agreed to block sensitive articles from another publication under pressure from Beijing. Show More Summary

Cambridge University Press unblocks articles after initially kowtowing to Chinese censors

Cambridge University said that the more than 300 censored articles will be restored immediately in order to "uphold the principle of academic freedom on which the university's work is founded." [ more › ]

Cambridge University Press reverses bow to China censorship after backlash

yesterdayNews : USAToday: News

The publisher had blocked 315 articles at the request of China's government.        

Editor says Cambridge University Press to restore articles

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

LONDON (AP) — Cambridge University Press has agreed to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles that had been removed from the publisher's website in China at the behest of authorities, the editor of the material said Monday.

Cambridge University Press Knuckles Under To Pressure From The Chinese Government

This is not great: "In a letter made public on social media on Friday, the editor of the journal, Tim Pringle, said Cambridge University Press had informed him that the authorities had ordered it to censor more than 300 articles related to issues like the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong and the […]

Cambridge University Press bows to Chinese censors, removes 300 'politically sensitive' articles

The venerable Cambridge Universtiy Press (CUP), the world's oldest publishing house, is under fire from academics after it admitted to censoring hundreds of articles in a leading China journal at Beijing's behest. [ more › ]

A New Book on Jabotinsky's Legacy

IN THE MAIL from Princeton University Press -- Jabotinsky's Children: Polish Jews and the Rise of Right-Wing Zionism: The author is Daniel Kupfert Heller, assistant professor of Jewish studies at McGill University. Here is a paragraph from the Introduction: Vladimir...

Cambridge University Press faces backlash after bowing to China censorship pressure

yesterdayNews : BlogPost

BEIJING — Cambridge University Press faces a major backlash from academics after bowing to Chinese government demands to censor an important academic journal. CUP announced Friday it had removed 300 articles and book reviews from a version of the “China Quarterly” website available in China at the request of the government. The articles touched on […]

UNM Press fights for survival amid layoffs, budget cuts

The largest publisher of books in New Mexico is struggling for survival amid layoffs and budget cuts. The Albuquerque Journal reports ( the University of New Mexico Press has in … Click to Continue »

Scholars: Refuse to bow down to China censorship pressure

Scholars have started an online petition to urge Cambridge University Press to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles removed from its website in China after a request from authorities. … Click to Continue »

Priest of Nature review

The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Rob Iliffe on The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton, in Priest of Nature, recently out from Oxford University Press. Quite a few Newton-related titles now under review at...Show More Summary

Student Internships: When Real World Experience Merges With Global Citizenship

Press Office, this is Zack, how can I help you?” Zackery Dean, a junior from George Mason University, answers the phone in the State Department’s Bureau of Public Affairs' Office of Press Relations.

After Charlottesville, colleges brace for more hate attacks

Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats. The 19-year-old joined a white nationalist rally in … Click to Continue »

Label news: ABBA signs with Deutsche Grammophon

press release:     STOCKHOLM, August 18, 2017 – Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announces a brand-new album of solo piano music from legendary Swedish composer and ABBA co-founder Benny Andersson. Show More Summary

UK publisher pulls scholarly articles from China website at Beijing's request

SHANGHAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Cambridge University Press, one of Britain's most respected academic publishers, has blocked online access in China to hundreds of scholarly articles and book reviews on Chinese affairs after coming under pressure from Beijing.

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