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Return to isolation

The Chinese Academy of Historical Research (CAHR) stirred up controversy in late August. It shared a post on social media that focused on the foreign policy of the Ming and Qing dynasties. At that time, the Chinese emperors had decreed a political, economic and cultural distance to foreign countries for centuries, which gave China the attribute of a “closed country”.

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