Asia Pacific Memo update: Comparing Tahrir Square 2010 and Tiananmen Square 1989 / Is China the Next Domino?

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR)’s Asia Pacific Memo features accessible scholarly knowledge about contemporary Asia. They publish short text memos or video interviews every Tuesday and Thursday, at

  • Feb 24: Comparing Tahrir Square Demonstrations of 2011 and Tiananmen Protests of 1989, by Earl Drake, Canadian Ambassador in Beijing in 1989.
  • Feb 25: Is China the Next Domino? by Daniel Bell, professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University.

To read the memos, visit