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When Netizens Meet Party Leaders: Escalating Control of Internet and Social Media in China Since 1987

The talk will show political and social cases on how the Chinese leaders and netizens use the internet to meet their different purposes. 

Blockchain technology and the Film Industry in China: Paving the way to a Global Web-media 3.0?

The USC U.S.-China Institute invites you to a presentation with Patrice Poujol on how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.

Chinese and U.S. Nuclear Strategies in a New Era of Great Power Competition

The Wilson Center Kissinger Institute hosts a panel discussion on Chinese and U.S. nuclear strategies in a context of regional competition.

Transportation as a Language: Mobility management of China’s urban billion

The rapid urbanization and economic growth in China uniquely characterize her transportation challenges and corresponding solutions. Extraordinary growth calls for extraordinary measures. Boldness in both infrastructure development and policy design seems commonplace in China’s transportation arena. This talk, however, will present the subtleties in these bold designs.

The Biggest Market by Far: Video Gaming in China

China accounts for over a quarter of the global video game/esports market. Lisa Hanson, who has studied the Chinese market since 2002, will highlight key trends in that market.

New Communication Technology and Shanghai: Global and Local

This symposium features leading professors from Fudan University’s School of Journalism. All are also researchers at the school’s Information and Communication Studies Center (复旦大学信息与传播研究中心). They’ll be discussing Shanghai’s past and present, interaction between state and society, and the varying roles of communication in the city’s governance and identity.

Making a Yellow River Delta: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China

University of California, Los Angeles Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk by Ling Zhang

Assessing the Impacts of China’s Ongoing Agricultural Modernization Reform Push

University of Washington East Asia Center hosts a talk with Ross Doll on the impacts of China's agricultural modernization.

Deviant Writing and Youth Identity: Representation of Dialects with Chinese Characters on the Internet

University of California, Los Angeles Asia Institute hosts a talk by Jin Liu.