Barbarians at the Gate

Barbarians at the Gate


A semi-serious deep dive into Chinese history and culture broadcast from Beijing and hosted by rogue historian Jeremiah Jenne and writer James Palmer. We’ll pick a topic and then explore that subject over four episodes released every other Tuesday.


Recent Episodes

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  • A Long Walk across an Expanding Beijing

    4 months ago
  • Beijing Remixed

    5 months ago
  • The Destruction of the Yuanmingyuan

    6 months ago
  • China's New Youth

    7 months ago
  • Raising Little Soldiers: Education in China, Part II

    8 months ago
  • Xi Don't Need No Education: Education in China, Part I

    9 months ago
  • Are We Welcome Here, Part II

    10 months ago
  • Champions Day: The End of Old Shanghai

    10 months ago