Looking back a full zodiac circle (12 Years in China)

Pattberg at Fudan University, 2003, Russian Major

It’s been 12 years since I first arrived in China. My memories of Shanghai’s Fudan University campus life, the friendship and joy, the exhaustion and overwork, and an endless supply of malatang and chaomian, are still vivid. Here’s my (heavily edited) peace of mind, at CHINA DAILY.