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: Rongbin Han
Ph.D. candidate at Political Science Department at University of California, Berkeley
"Defending Authoritarian Regime Online: Rise of Voluntary Fifty Centers in Chinese Cyberspace.”
Rongbin Han is a Ph.D. candidate at Political Science Department at University of California, Berkeley. His primary interests are contentious politics, social movements and comparative democratization. His dissertation focuses on internet governance in China, particularly how state and non-state actors interact on online forums and bulletin board systems (BBSes), not only on censorship, but also on mass opinion engineering and discourse competition.
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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.