Global Communication Studies
A discussion with Thomas Carothers, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
About the lecture
About the lecture
Exploring the emergent and revolutionary role of the Internet in China, scholars and professionals will gather at the Annenberg School for Communication for the 7th Chinese Internet Research Conference on Wednesday, May 27; Thursday, May 28; and Friday, May 29 to discuss the broader implications for Chinese society in response to the rapid advancement of access to the Internet.
Ana Keshelashvili, a visiting scholar from Georgia at the Center for Global Communication Studies, will present a talk on the current state of media in Georgia, focusing on the idea of the "colored revolutions" and how media played a part in it and what has changed since revolution in media.
As the Iranian Revolution comes upon its 30th anniversary in 2009, spaces within Iranian media are challenging the core ideology of that Islamic Republic. Evolving from a "revolutionary media" to a "reform period" in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Iranian media have grown from a few publications and broadcast outlets to a wide array of print, satellite, Internet and mobile telephone operations, later to be curtailed under the Presidency of Mahmud Ahmadinejad.
Monroe Price will discuss CGCS in the life of the Annenberg School as it relates to: scholarship, work with graduate students and faculty, contributions to policy-making, capacity building in transition societies, and development of the field of international or comparative communications.
Gerbner Fellow Hongmei Li, Ph.D. will present this lecture. It will look at the gendered aspect and self-Orientalization of the Beijing Olympics by analyzing how women athletes, cheerleaders and Chinese women in general were represented. It situates the analysis in the larger context of China's search for modernity in an increasingly globalized world. Dr.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication, and the Center for the Advanced Study of India