Interests in Chinese society and culture have bloomed: People Daily
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When Sinologists get together, they don’t just talk about museums and artifacts.
They discuss science fiction, international commerce, national governance and Chineseliterature, among others.
“Some of you are into Chinese art, some into costumes, some into how we raise crickets,”says Mo Yan, the Nobel laureate. “But they’re all Chinese studies and will contribute tocultural exchange.”