What are the three things that every Canadian should know about social media in China? Is state control of social media tightening as much as many commentators outside China are warning? In light of new legislation and regulations, what are the prospects for virtual civil society in the cyber domain? Please join us for a panel discussion that will tackle these and other questions about China’s social media landscape.
Speakers include: Dr. Paul Evans, Professor, Institute of Asian Research, UBC and CEO Emeritus, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada; Dr. Timothy Cheek, Louis Cha Chair in Chinese Research, UBC; Ms. Lotus Ruan, M.A. Candidate, Asia Pacific Policy Studies, UBC; and Dr. Zhao Yuezhi, Professor of Communication, SFU.
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