2014 – 2015


Conference
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CUHK School of Journalism and Communication to present and hold reception at ICA Conference in Puerto Rico 2015
Date: 21 – 25 May 2015
Venue: Puerto Rico
Details: Eleven faculty members, 8 graduate students and 2 alumni represented the School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong to participate in the International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Communication Across the Life Span from 21 to 25 May 2015. They presented a total of 24 authored or co-authored papers and chaired 3 panel discussion sessions.
A joint reception was also co-hosted by the Chinese Communication Association, Communication University of China and our School in Caribe Hilton Hotel on 23 May 2015. The event was well attended by more than 100 international scholars in communication.


50th Anniversary International Conference on Comparative Communication Research: Reviews, Showcases, and Theoretical Advancements
Date: 6 – 7 February 2015
Venue: Cho Yiu Conference Hall (opening and closing ceremony)
Room 312 – 314, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Details: To commemorate the 50th Golden Jubilee of School of Journalism and Communication of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, an international conference “Comparative Communication Research: Reviews, Showcases, and Theoretical Advancements” is organized to bring together prominent scholars who have been engaging in comparative research in media and communication studies to discuss the current state of the art as well as future challenges and development of comparative communication research, especially amidst rapid social, political, and technological changes. The conference will also showcase significant comparative studies worldwide while putting emphasis on the research in Greater China and East Asia region.


AEJMC Conference Montreal 2014
Date: 6 – 9 August 2014
Venue: Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel
Details: Our Mphil student Li Miao has won an award in the Association for the Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference held in August 2014. Li Miao won the Top Student Paper Award of the Minorities and Communication Division for his paper entitled “Pluralistic Ignorance in Sino-Hong Kong Conflicts: The Perception of Chinese Mainland People Living in Hong Kong”.

 

 

Workshop
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The Chinese University Communication Visiting Scholar Programme 2015
Communication Education in Digital Era: Problems and Challenges
Date: 4 – 5 February 2015
Venue: Room 312, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Details: Since its initiation in 2008, the widely received CUHK Communication Visiting Scholar Program has been organized annually by the School of Journalism and Communication at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. The Program aims to promote academic exchange and links among Chinese-speaking scholars in cultural China, improve the quality of research of the Chinese research community, and represent the School as the centripetal center of Chinese communication research.


 

 

Seminar and Lecturers
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Communication in a Mobile Networked Society
Date: 13 July 2015
Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Speaker: Peter Vorderer, Professor of Media and Communication Studies, University of Mannheim, Germany

Best Practices in Instructional Risk Communication: The IDEA Model for Effective Message Design
Date: 8 June 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
 Speakers: Deanna Sellnow, Gifford Blyton Endowed Professor of Communication, Assistant Provost for Transformative Learning, University of Kentucky
Timothy L. Sellnow, Professor of Information Communication Technology and Communication, University of Kentucky

Constructing the Consuming Child: Discourse, Policy and Public Knowledge
Date: 1 June 2015
Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Speaker: David Buckingham, Emeritus Professor, Media and Communications, Loughborough University

The Role and Issues of Mass-Media in Japan: Newspaper/ TV and Internet Roles and Authorities
Date: 13 March 2015
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Speaker: Yakushiji Katsuyuki (藥師寺克行), Professor at Department of Media and Communication, Toyo University

Data, Big Data and Political Experience
Date: 13 March 2015
Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Speaker: Scott Lash, Visiting Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK

Greening the Media
Date: 27 February 2015
Time: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Speaker: Toby Miller, Sir Walter Murdoch Professor of Cultural Policy Studies, Murdoch University, Australia

Greater China Visiting Scholar Symposium
Date: 3 February 2015
Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Venue: Room 312, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Host: Christine HUANG (Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Speaker: CHUNG Wei-wen, Professor, College of Communication, Chengchi University
Topic: In Search of Practical Intelligence in Communication (1993- ): Rethinking Communication Education
Speaker: GUO Huimin, Professor, University of International Relations
Topic: China PR Market:Prospect and Retrospect
Speaker: CHEN Xianhong, Professor, Journalism and Information Communication School, Huazhong University of Science & Technology
Topic: How Public Relations Functions as News Sources in China
Speaker: SU Hongyuan, Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, South China University of Technology
Topic: The Revival of the Popular Culture and “San Su” in Chinese Mainland
Speaker: XIE Yungeng, Professor, Institute of Arts and Humanities, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Topic: Current Status and Future Prospects for Public Opinion Research in Mainland China
Speaker: MA Zhonghong, Professor, Phoenix Communication College, Soochow University
Topic: Was Resistance Dead? A Perspective of Youth Subculture in Mainland China
Speaker: LIU Tao, Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Jinan University
Topic: Memory as Alternative Narratives: A Study of Intergenerational Communication History Regarding the Massacre Memory of Lintan Country

Mobile Telephones and Public Safety: Innovations in Imagery and 3D Rendering
Date: 12 January 2015
Time: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Speaker: Adam C. Powell III, Senior Fellow, International Mobile Studies, USC Center on Communication Leadership and Policy University of Southern California

In Journalism’s future: Conversation, Data, Experimentation, Entrepreneurship
Date: 14 November 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Speaker: Dan Gillmor, Professor of Practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University

A City Worth Fighting For
Date: 4 November 2014
Time: 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Speaker: Adam Greenfield, Senior Urban Fellow at LSE Cities, Founder and Managing Director of design practice Urbanscale

The Dispute Over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands: How Media Narratives Shape Public Opinion and Challenge the Global Order
Date: 18 September 2014
Time: 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Speaker: Thomas A. Hollihan, Professor at Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California

 

 

The Research Club
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Sharing on exchange programme
Date: 11 March 2015
Time: 6:00pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Details: The third TRC meeting is about international exchange program. Prof. Saskia will share with us first. After that, two previous research students with exchange experience (one went to University of Southern California, while the other went to University of Texas at Austin) will also share their exchange experience.

Sharing by Prof. Toby Miller
Date: 13 February 2015
Time: 6:00pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK

Education, media exposure and political position: Mainlanders in the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement
Date: 23 January 2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Room 313, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Details: Hong Kong Umbrella Movement is a “collective unfriending war” among Mainland Chinese. Some support the protesters wholeheartedly, while some show their skeptics and opposition. Last month, the speaker and his colleagues did an online survey (N=1400-2100) on Mainland Chinese to explore what factors contribute to the distinct political positions among mainlanders. They would love to share some preliminary findings focusing on education and media exposure.

 

 

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