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: Ting Chen
Keynote speaker at 10th Annual Chinese Internet Research Conference from the Wikimedia Foundation.
Chairman, Wikimedia Foundation.
Closing Keynote Speech
Chen serves as chairman of the Board of Trustees for the non-profit organization that supports Wikipedia, the world’s most popular online encyclopedia. He has been active in the English, German and Chinese Wikipedias since 2003. Born in Shanghai and raised in Harbin, Chen studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Braunschweig and is now based in Mainz, Germany where he works for IBM.
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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.