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Gregory Kaplan

Gregory Kaplan is the CEO and Publisher of Bridge21 Publications, LLC
Gregory Kaplan has written 51 posts for Gregory Kaplan, Ph.D.

China Cultural Creation Needs Publishing

Hu agrees with the premise of Bridge21 Publications As Liu Yunshan, head of the Publicity Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China puts it: “More efforts should be made to analyze readers’ varied tastes, reduce prices, enrich the themes of publications… and publish more outstanding academic and cultural works with Chinese … Continue reading

Attention academics: humanities can and should pay their way

Attention academics: humanities can and should pay their way.

China lures back its best – The Globe and Mail

These are staggering numbers! Of the estimated one million Chinese who have gone abroad to pursue a university education since the country began to open up in 1978, only about a quarter have found their way home. The rate of return has increased dramatically in recent years, however – official statistics show 186,200 foreign-educated students … Continue reading

Ranking Reveals World’s Top Countries for Higher Education – MarketWatch

China, India, Japan and the United States rank in the bottom 25 percent of countries for international research collaboration. Should this surprise us? No. Does it matter? via Ranking Reveals World’s Top Countries for Higher Education – MarketWatch.

Chinese Students in America

This article, about students from China, is subtitled “It’s Bad Out There.”  More than talking about the present, how about we think about the future? Chinese Students in America.

China’s Publishing Export Deficit | Publishing Perspectives

A core business of Bridge21 seeks to fulfill the need to export (good) Chinese books.  Not that any one player can possibly fulfill it — even a large one let alone a small one. China’s Publishing Export Deficit | Publishing Perspectives.

Cleansing Chinese Publishing | The Scientist

Another positive indicator for publishing honesty. Cleansing Chinese Publishing | The Scientist.

Publishing Technology & CNPIEC Launch Largest Digital Gateway in China – WhatTheyThink

More good news to emerge from London Book Fair 2012. Take away for business development: CNPIEC is the largest company fully licensed by the Chinese government to import publications, and the new site, in-line with the government’s long term digital publishing plans, will help improve online access and discoverability of content in Chinese libraries. This … Continue reading

China and the importance of cultural engagement | Books | The Guardian

I could agree with some of the more reasonable criticism leveled at the London Book Fair for its Market Focus on China.  But I also cannot argue with Isabel Hilton in the Guardian. It is always salutary to be reminded of China’s continuing cultural controls, but this discussion is, in part, a category error: if … Continue reading

Support rings for China | Books | chinadaily.com.cn

Here are two major international publishers weighing in on the value of the China Market Focus at the London Book Fair last week.  I can attest that there is a lot of encouragement to be had, and also a long row to hoe…. Penguin China’s head Jo Lusby says, “Our business will benefit from China’s … Continue reading