Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.
Chinese Internet Research Conference 2012: Bingchun Meng
Speaker at 10th Annual Chinese Internet Research Conference. The title of the presentation is “Mediated Citizenship or Mediatized Politics? Political Discourse on Chinese Internet.”
London School of Economics.
“Mediated Citizenship or Mediatized Politics? Political Discourse on Chinese Internet.”
Bingchun Meng is a Lecturer at the London School of Economics. She has a BA in Chinese Language and Literature (1997) and an MA in Comparative Literature (2000) from Nanjing University, China. She obtained a PhD in Mass Communication (2006) from the Pennsylvania State University, USA. She researches communication governance and media production, both of which are examined in the context of globalization and technological shifts.
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Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
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