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: Lei Zhang
Speaker at 10th Annual Chinese Internet Research Conference. The title of the presentation is "Mapping Online Entertainment: Interplay of Politics, Economy, and Culture"
Associate Research Fellow at the National Center for Radio and Television Studies at Communication University of China
"Mapping Online Entertainment: Interplay of Politics, Economy, and Culture"
Lei Zhang is an Associate Research Fellow at the National Center for Radio and Television Studies at Communication University of China. He had visiting experience in University of Pennsylvania, City University of Hong Kong and Goldsmiths College at University of London. His research interests include cultural studies and cultural consumption, political economy of communication in transitional China, and media anthropology.
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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.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.