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Eric Fish

Eric Fish is a freelance writer who lived in China from 2007 to 2014 as a teacher, student, and journalist. After earning his master’s degree from Tsinghua University, he worked as a reporter for the Economic Observer in Beijing and founded the blog He currently writes for the Asia Society in New York City.


Scheduled events:
Social Change and Culture in Modern China
A rising urban elite, new middle class consumption, and the generation born after 1990 are altering China's social landscape rapidly. Eric Fish, Qing Zhang and Wenhao Diao will explore the changes in China today, ranging from language use towards a more cosmopolitan Mandarin to the increasing refusal of China's modern young people to conform.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (Seats 140, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Signing Area - Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Eric Fish, Qing Zhang
Moderator: Wenhao Diao

China's Millennials
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
August 2016
ISBN 9781442272491
268 pages
$30.00, INSTOCK
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Eric Fish provides compelling portraits of young Chinese as they struggle to cope with their country s wrenching socioeconomic and demographic transition after years of lofty expectations. More/less

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