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Changes and Challenges: China’s Media Today Conference

中国传媒学术研讨会:

A very successful conference was held on 12 June 2008 at the central London campus of the University of Westminster.

2008年6月12号, 题为“转变和挑战:当今中国传媒”的大型学术会议在威斯敏斯特大学摄政校区成功举办。

Keynote speaker was Wang Lei, famous investigative journalist from Southern City Daily who is now also deputy Editor at Yunnan Daily. Among the papers were Comparative Research between Chinese and International Media Reporting on Lhasa Riot by Guo Xiaoke, Tsinghua University, ‘Let a Hundred Celebrities Bloom’: Does China Face a New Cultural Revolution? by Wang Ting, University of Leeds, Creating Law-Abiding Citizens: A study of Legal Programmes on Chinese Television by Marina Svensson, University of Lund.

For the full programme please click here.

Changes and Challenges: China’s Media Today

Conference

Registration Fee: Student £10; Others £25

Contact: Dr Jingrong Tong [email protected] , China Media Centre, University of Westminster

Conference Schedule

9:00 Registration

9:30Opening Session: 

Wang Lei 王雷, Southern Metropolis Daily

Yu Guoming 喻国明, Professor, Renmin University of China

Venue: Old Cinema

10:30 Coffee/Tea Break

11:30 Parallel Sessions

Session Media Representation

Chair: Dr Marina Svensson, University of Lund

Zhang Li, University of Leeds

Representing China: The changing images of China in European public sphere, 1989-2005

Andrew Miller, Harvard University

Odd Man In: Contemporary Chinese Newspaper Coverage of Homosexuality

Marc Stanton, Edge Hill University

The Inculcated, Ontological Presentation of Asia by British Terrestrial Television News

Guo Xiaoke, Tsinghua University

Comparative Research between Chinese and International Media Reporting on Lhasa Riot

Venue: Room 156

Session Identity Studies

Chair: tbc

Tang Ho Man, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Media Representation of Transborder Athlete: Identities and Nationalism

Lu Junting, Hong Kong Baptist University

Rethinking Korean Wave: Korean TV drama viewing and cultural identity of Chinese youth: A case study in Shanghai

Su, Xin, Hong Kong Baptist University

The Nostalgic Exile: Chinese Identity in Jia Zhang-Ke’s still life

Venue: Room 215

Session Culture Studies

Chair: Maria Way, University of Westminster

Wang Ting, University of Leeds

‘Let a Hundred Celebrities Bloom’: Does China Face a New Cultural Revolution?

Lee Xiaowen, University of Westminster

Rethinking class and popular press audiences in China

Venue: Room 201

12:30 Lunch

13:30Parallel Sessions

Session Political Economy

Chair: Professor Daya Thussu, University of Westminster

Chen Chwen Chwen, University of Lugano

The listing of Chinese press groups: what implications for the ownership?

Lee Chin- Chuan, City University of Hong Kong

He Zhou, City University of Hong Kong

Huang Yu, Hong Kong Baptist University

Fan Meng, Hong Kong Baptist University

Party-Market Corporatism in China: A Case study of Beijing Media

Li Ying, Renmin University of China

A Study of News Producing Transformation of Chinese Listed Media Companies: Cases Study of B-ray Media Co., Ltd and Liaoning Publishing Group

Venue: Room 156

Session Chinese Media and Journalism Studies

Chair: Professor Hugo de Burgh, University of Westminster

Marina Svensson, University of Lund

Creating Law-Abiding Citizens: A study of Legal Programmes on Chinese Television

Chen Zhihuan, Fudan University

Research on Trend of Morning Papers in Shanghai---Taking Shanghai Morning Post as an example

Li Shuang, University of Westminster

New Style of Chinese Consumer Journalism Chinese Journalists in Foreign- Licensed Lifestyle

Guo Dawei, University of Westminster

Re-locating the value of historical melodramas on contemporary Chinese TV: a sociological study of mediated emotions in a changing society

Venue: Room 215

Session Emerging Issue

Chair: Professor Colin Sparks, University of Westminster

Ana Adi, University of the West of Scotland

Andy Miah, University of the West of Scotland

Framing Beijing’s Olympic Bid: Human Rights Advocacy Groups and Online Mainstream International Media

Chen Yunbo, Chinese University of Hong Kong

How the voiceless public changed policy-making via ICT---An empirical Study of the Xiamen PX Event in Mainland China

Venue: Room 201

15:00 Coffee/Tea Break

15:30Parallel Sessions

Session The Influences of China

Chair: tbc

Xin Xin, University of Westminster

Jinna Tay, The University of Queensland

An ongoing examination of the impact of the rise of China and CCTV on the Chinese language broadcasting systems of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore

Zhang Xiaoqun, Tsinghua University

The significance of culture communication strategy in the process of China’s rising-up

Session New Media 1

Chair:tbc

Zhang Weiyu, University of Pennsylvania

Constructing and disseminating subaltern public discourses in China

Matthew Clifton, SOAS, University of London

China’s Networked Media: New media and old messages

Deng Jianguo, Fudan University

Push or Pull: China’s Web2.0 Internet Users and Their Social Capital

Session New Media 2

Chair:tbc

Jin Shang, University of Leceister

End of Web2.0? Internet Governance to Fight Online Video abuse in China

Ou Ya, Renmin University of China

Online Group Interaction and Social Resources Mobilization: A Case Study on Jiang Yan Suicide Issue

17:00 Closing Remarks

Hugo de Burgh, Professor and Director, University of Westminster

Marina Svensson, Associate Professor, University of Lund

17:30 Conference End