January 2015

Talk 10 February: Kina uppkopplad och nedkopplad

I gave an open lecture (in Swedish) entitled Kina uppkopplad och nedkopplad: Internet och sociala medier i en auktoritär stat (China connected and disconnected: Internet and social media in an authoritarian state) at Lund University on 10 February. The talk was organized by Filosoficirkeln and you can see the talk on youtube.  

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Open lecture on social media in rural China

On 4 February 10-12, Alpha 1, Ideon, Tom McDonald (UCL Department of Anthropology) will give a lecture on his current research. On the level: materiality, hierarchy and value on social media in rural China Photo by Gillian Bolsover   Abstract: China is often thought of as being a society of hierarchies, whether those be spatial, religious, social, cosmological or familial. … Continue reading

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The Chinese Internet in 2014

The beginning of a new year is a good time to look back and reflect upon important events and developments during the past year. Not surprisingly 2014 was an eventful year that kept us doing research on the Chinese Internet on our toes trying to keep up with events, and to understand and analyse their implications. What follows is an … Continue reading

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