Discussion: The history and significance of Tomb-Sweeping Day

As families across China honored their deceased ancestors, we took a look at the history and significance of the Qingming Festival. Does such a tradition continue to have weight in a rapidly evolving world? What are the environmental concerns that challenge the tradition, and is it likely that new burial methods will gain in popularity? Join us for a chat about this important day with Professor Teng Jimeng from the American Studies Center at Beijing Foreign Studies University, and Rick Dunham, visiting scholar and co-director of the Global Business Journalist Program at Tsinghua University.

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