The People’s Map of Global China
Nouvelle réalisation du Made in China Journal, se présentant sous la forme d’une carte interactive, en ligne et en libre accès, la People’s Map of Global China a été élaborée en collaboration avec des organisations non gouvernementales, des journalistes, des syndicats, des universitaires et le grand public afin de fournir des informations actualisées et actualisables sur les différentes dimensions de la Chine globale.
We are happy to announce a new initiative stemming from the Made in China Journal: The People’s Map of Global China.
Using an interactive, open access, and online ‘map’ format, we are collaborating with nongovernmental organisations, journalists, trade unions, academics, and the public at large to provide updated and updatable information on various dimensions of Global China in their localities.
The Map consists of profiles of countries and projects, sortable by project parameters, Chinese companies and banks involved, and their social, political, and environmental impacts.
This is a ‘people’s’ map in two ways. First, our content attempts to trace the global imprint of China focusing on the experiences of the people most affected by it. For this reason, you will discover that our profiles have a strong focus on issues related to labour rights, environment, land, Indigenous communities, etc. Second, our map relies on the input of a growing network of people who often hail from the places they are discussing, who have been conducting in-depth research on the various facets of Global China in their localities, and/or are working directly with communities impacted by these projects.
Beside the map homepage, you might also want to check out our project database, country database, list of contributors, and FAQ page. We are currently launching with profiles for 17 countries and 23 projects, but the map will be updated on a rolling basis. Even though we already have much more content in the pipeline, we welcome new pitches and submissions.
The project is implemented by the Made in China Journal, with financial support from the Global China Centre at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Australian Centre on China in the World at The Australian National University, the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies at Lund University, and The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.
To keep track of our updates, you can follow us on our dedicated Facebook and Twitter profiles.
We hope you will help spread the word!
THE MAP EDITORIAL BOARD
Ching Kwan Lee
Stella Hong Zhang