This Thursday, 23rd of November 2017 for our Rethinking Politics in Data Times seminar series, we collaborate with our colleagues from AAME, Centre for Politics in Africa, Asia and the Middle East and invite Dr. Maria Repnikova, who is an Assistant Professor in Global Communication at Georgia State University, and the Director of Center for Global Information Studies. Dr. Repnikova will talk on China as a Media Player: From Domestic Media Politics to Ambitions for Global Dominance.
Dr. Repnikova specialises on Chinese politics and is working on two research projects at the moment: China's Global Story-Telling: An Attempt at Soft Power, and From Economics to the Media: Propaganda Diffusion Experiment in China. She recently published a book titled - Media Politics in China: Improvising Power Under Authoritarianism at Cambridge University Press (2017). In this book she examines the webs of an uneasy partnership between critical journalists and the state in China. The book highlights the distinctiveness of Chinese journalist-state relations, as well as the renewed pressures facing them in the Xi era. In addition, Repnikova also combined a comparative analysis of Chinese politics with media politics in the Soviet Union and contemporary Russia.
When: Thursday, November 23rd 2017, at 5pm.
Where: Windsor Building, Room 004, Royal Holloway University, Egham.
All the seminar series events are live-tweeted, Join us for the debate -> #RethinkingPoliticsData
We will also have recap blogs and podcasts with the speakers so stay tuned!
Entry is free of charge and we look forward to thinking and debating with you about the future of politics in data times - All welcome!