How Goes the Double Pandemic? Tobacco in China amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak


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  • Gan Quan,
  • Matthew Kohrman

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A Discussion between Matthew Kohrman and Gan Quan, co-editors of Poisonous Pandas: Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing in Critical Historical Perspectives (Stanford University Press, 2018).

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Gan Quan (PhD, Berkeley) is the director of Tobacco Control of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. His research tackles various topics pertaining to tobacco control in China.






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Matthew Kohrman (PhD, Harvard) is an associate professor in Stanford’s Department of Anthropology and senior fellow by courtesy at APARC/FSI. His research brings anthropological methods to bear on the ways health, culture, and politics are interrelated.