December 04, 2020

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Adam Cathcart

Adam Cathcart is a lecturer in history at the University of Leeds and the editor of Sino-NK.

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Lectures and threats: How to read rumors of a North Korea-China breakup

Reports of bellicose lectures in the DPRK's border regions should be taken with a pinch of salt

Adam Cathcart June 11, 2017

A trip to Hunchun: North Korean workers and trade in China's borderlands

A thriving border city serves as a revealing hub for PRC-DPRK economic cooperation

Adam Cathcart May 17, 2017

Reading North Korea news in China: Conspiracy theories and "bathroom language"

Amid Tillerson's visit, state media and the internet speculated on U.S. intentions and Kim Jong Nam

Adam Cathcart March 30, 2017

Young Pioneers: How Kim Jong Un wins the youth for Juche

Despite information coming in from outside, the ruling party still holds the monopoly on truth

Adam Cathcart October 20, 2016

How China’s Hongxiang crackdown hurts N. Korea and helps sanctions efforts

Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive hits North Korea's associates in China

Adam Cathcart October 4, 2016