Chinese Law Prof Blog

Editor: Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School

Thursday, August 28, 2008

The origin of ping pong

I started this blog with the intention of making and keeping a promise to readers that I would blog only about Chinese law and not waste their time with self-indulgent ramblings on other topics. I'm going to go off topic here, but only to present something that will be of interest to all sinologists: a marvelous account of the origins of ping pong by Alice Lyman Miller of the Hoover Institution (posted here with permission) that might otherwise never be broadly circulated.

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Funding available for US-China rule-of-law projects

Here's an announcement from the US-China Business Council:

The U.S.-China Legal Cooperation Fund invites proposals seeking grants to fund projects fostering rule of law in China, to be carried out jointly by American and Chinese not-for-profit participants.

The Fund's objective is to promote respected, transparent, impartial and equitable legal processes and institutions through U.S.-China bilateral cooperation.

The Fall 2008 deadline for submission of proposals is October 1, 2008.

Further information is available at

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