September 29, 2014

Insights from the Beijing conferences I: The role of video and film

Several of the presenters at the two conferences addressed the role of video and film for awareness rising, advocacy and empowerment. The digital revolution has made it easier for both independent documentary filmmakers, NGOs, ordinary citizens and scholars to make films (a topic I discussed with respect to independent documentary film in a previous blog), whereas video sharing sites such … Continue reading

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Two conferences in Beijing: Gender and communication, and ICT4D

On September 22-24 the Centre together with the Institute of Journalism and Communication at CASS organised the 5th Sino-Nordic Women and Gender Studies Conference on the topic of gender and communication as well as the 2nd Sino-Swedish ICT4D conference. Annika Pissin, Barbara Schulte and Marina Svensson from the Digital China project presented papers on, respectively, mummy blogs, ICT and education, … Continue reading

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