Professor Paul Clark
Paul Clark is a pioneer in the academic study of Chinese films. After completing a masters degree in New Zealand Māori history, he was one of the first three New Zealand students to go to Beijing on official exchange for two years study. His Harvard PhD thesis was on the Chinese film industry from 1949 to 1983. He has published books on Māori history, Chinese cinema, a cultural history of the Cultural Revolution, and on Chinese youth culture in 1968, 1988 and 2008.