The Department of Media and Communication at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) will be hosting a one-day international conference titled Towards New Frameworks of Media and Communication Studies “Beyond the West” on 4 November 2018 (Sunday). The conference speakers include many distinguished international scholars and CityU faculty who will discuss their research around four major themes:


1. Computational Communication Research

Speakers:

Dr Robert Bond, The Ohio State University
Professor Claes de Vreese, University of Amsterdam
Dr Olessia Koltsova, National University Higher School of Economics
Dr Winson Peng, Michigan State University


2. Communication Studies in Asian-pacific Perspectives

Speakers:

Professor Peng Hwa Ang, Nanyang Technological University
Professor Randy Kluver, Oklahoma State University
Dr Natalie Pang, National University of Singapore
Dr Marko Skoric, City University of Hong Kong


3. Impact of New Media on Communication
and Society

Speakers:

Professor Kwan Min Lee, Nanyang Technological University
Professor Richard Ling, Nanyang Technological University
Professor S. Shyam Sundar, Pennsylvania State University
Dr Gino Yu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


4.
Political Communication in Cross-national Context

Speakers:

Professor William Eveland, The Ohio State University
Dr Christiane Grill, University of Mannheim
Professor Xiaoming Hao, Nanyang Technological University
Dr Tetsuro Kobayashi, City University of Hong Kong
Dr Chris Shen, City University of Hong Kong

 

Programme Rundown
4 November 2018

Conference Venue:
M5050, Level 5, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre (18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Map])

Time

Programme

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Sub-theme 1: Computational Communication Research

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Sub-theme 2: Communication Studies in Asian-pacific Perspectives

12:15-14:00

Lunch
(9/F, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre)

14:00-15:30

Sub-theme 3: Impact of New Media on Communication and Society

15:30-15:45

Break

15:45-17:15

Sub-theme 4:  Political Communication in Cross-national Context

18:00-20:00

Conference Dinner
(9/F Bank of China (Hong Kong) Complex, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong[Map])

 

To register for this event, please complete the online form at the below link by 21 October 2018.

Registration