Events

Events 2014

Researching the Chinese Internet

13 November, Lund

At this one day conference we invited speakers from different disciplines, including political science, anthropology, and media and communication, who will share their research and offer insights into different approaches and methodologies while researching the Chinese Internet.

Schedule

09.15-09.20 Welcome remarks

09.20-10.00 Mass-Communication or Mass-Dissemination? How National History Discourses are Managed in Digital China, Florian Schneider, Leiden University

10.00-10.15 Discussion

10.15-10.30 Break

10.30-11.10 Digitalisation instead of Democracy: Online Complaints as Drivers of Regime Institutionalization in China Christian Göbel, Lund University/University of Vienna

11.10-11.25 Discusson

11.25-12.05 Angels and Devils: Dynamics of Chinese Social Media, Ning Wang, Oxford Internet Institute

12.05-12.20 Discussion

12.30-14.15 Lunch break

14.15-14.55 From Chinese Primary Schools to Digital Writing Practices of Children, Gladys Chicharro Saito Université Paris 8

14.55-15.10 Discussion

15.10-16.00 Concluding discussions

Gender and Communication: Representation, voice and empowerment in and through media, film and information and communication technologies (ICTs), Beijing 22-23 September

The conference brought together some 85 scholars working on a wide variety of topics that take gender as a critical tool of analysis in studies of media, culture, communication and ICTs. The conference is the 5th in the series of Sino-Nordic Gender and Women’s Studies conferences that began in 2002 with the aim to connect scholars from China and the Nordic countries working on similar issues. Organizers for this conference is the Institute of Journalism and Communication, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing, and the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University, Lund

ICT and Development, Beijing 23-24 September

This conference was a follow-up to last year’s conference in Lund and brought together some 30 scholars.

For further information about the two conferences in Beijing, see our blog.

Institutions, networks and the ICT industry in China, 5 June 2014

This workshop gathered four scholars from China and Sweden to present and discuss issues related to business networks, technological development, ICT regions and the impact of institutional structures on ICT development.

Events 2013

Open Spaces and Closed Doors- The Internet in China, FOCUS ASIA 25-26 November 2013

A conference that brought leading researchers, practitioners, and activists studying the Internet in China to Lund, including Hu Yong, Beijing University, David Kurt Herold, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Xiao Qiang, UC Berkely. The conference also included presentations from members of the Digital China project. See Focus Asia China Internet 2013.

ICT for Development (ICT4D) in China: Digital divides, empowerment strategies, and development discourses, 3-4 October, 2013

A conference organized by the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University, in cooperation with the Institute of Journalism and Communication, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). The conference addressed issues of access, use, and significance of ICTs for social, political, economic, and legal empowerment and development in China. It discussed the strategies that different individuals, groups of people, and NGOs use to bridge divides and appropriate ICTs for empowerment and development. The conference brought leading scholars in the field to Lund and also included presentations from members of the Digital China project.

Funding for the conference was obtained from: The Birgit Rausing Language Programme and the Swedish Research Council funded research project Digital China.

ICT4D China.

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