Episode 82: The fate of China's many languages

Beijing is now pushing the use of Mandarin hard among ethnic minorities, but while fluency in the common tongue brings economic benefits, what is the cost to the native languages and identities of those affected? Dr Lewis Mayo and Dr Gerald Roche discuss the state of play for languages in China. Presented by Peter Clarke. An Asia Institute podcast.


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Dr Lewis Mayo and Dr Gerald Roche

Dr Lewis Mayo and Dr Gerald Roche