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探寻那些不应消失的喀什传统手工艺

作者:黄冰茜 张涵毓 朱嘉毅 王英博 斯天健

“我希望孩子可以继承我的手艺,但是我更希望我的孩子可以好好地学习,找到更好的工作——那样比当一个铜匠有前途得多。”45岁的铜匠塔耶尔感叹道。

塔耶尔的想法在喀什老城并不罕见。在这里,今天有许多少数民族传统手工艺正面对着传承方面的挑战。 Continue reading 探寻那些不应消失的喀什传统手工艺

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在喀什地区,少数民族手工艺品市场营销的现状与挑战是什么样的?

作者:魏淑媛 朱昱霖 徐玮鸿
“国家级历史文化名城”。在这里,有大量的少数民族手工艺品,包括了乐器、木器、陶器等。这些手工艺品具有丰富的异域特色,凝聚了浓重的西域文化。然而,它们近年来的推广、销售情况并不是非常理想。 Continue reading 在喀什地区,少数民族手工艺品市场营销的现状与挑战是什么样的?

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Exploring a ‘Humanitarian Prescription’ for Pneumoconiosis

By Wanmi Sui, Jinming Qi, Yuhan Sun, Chi Zhang

Pingxiang has transformed itself from an underdeveloped and agricultural-dependent village into a relatively strong economic power. It has experienced rapid social and economic growth that once allowed Pingxiang to become a prosperous city during the mid-20th century. In the 1950s, Pingxiang exploited its mining resources to the largest extent while turning the city into a leading iron, steel, chemical, and machinery industry. [1] Because of the excessive favor on capital over labor, the mining sector has witnessed the rise of a severe and irreversible occupational risk——pneumoconiosis. The lucky majority of the population naturally enjoy the astonishing development; what we forget is those who truly devoted all their youth, efforts, and dedication. They are the ones that are suffering because of the prosperity; they are the epitome of Pingxiang’s broken past, the neglected minority that is doomed to be disregarded. Continue reading Exploring a ‘Humanitarian Prescription’ for Pneumoconiosis

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Yiwu, which course will you follow?

By Wayne Huang, Frank Xu, Christina Liu
Legend, opportunity, and fortune are gathering on this territory- Yiwu, China.
Here lies the most lavish scale small commodity market and the highest mailing demand. This land also suffers from material deficiency and labor shortage. Most significantly, here lives a group of diligent people who have been writing the epics of the city since the 1980s. Continue reading Yiwu, which course will you follow?

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WeChat in Yiwu:The Front Desk in the “International Hostel”?

By Sile Huang, Songjie Zhou, Yichi Zhang, Xinyan Wang
As the door cracks open with an electronic tune, Jason finally arrives at the hotel. Walking into the washroom, Jason sits down, reaches for toilet paper, before touching a metal pipe, a sprinkler attached on top. At the table in a Turkish restaurant, Jason excitedly flips through the menu as he has heard long before this trip how it is known for its savory Turkish cuisine, before encountering a panel of five different languages. Jason fishes through the list, finally finds the familiar English word that he could understand, only to realize how this five-line panel is all describing a single dish. Continue reading WeChat in Yiwu:The Front Desk in the “International Hostel”?