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Kristin Shi-Kupfer – Christian and China observer

Kristin Shi-Kupfer
Kristin Shi-Kupfer, Professor for Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Trier

Kristin Shi-Kupfer’s fascination with China first began with an episode of MacGyver. This particular episode was about the 1989 democracy movement in Beijing and the June 4th massacre. “The MacGyver episode was a fictional story, of course, but the real-life background of the story grabbed me,” Shi-Kupfer says.

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