On 27 February the second meeting in the Media Industries, Global Perspectives series takes place. This meeting focuses on East Asia. Media Industries, This series is an initiative of the Media Research Group. All students from BA- and (R)MA-programmes, scholars in media, communication, and arts, and media professionals are cordially invited to attend.
Globalization has transformed the operation of media industries worldwide. Significant scholarly attention has been given to the complex mechanisms of an increasingly connected world in which the flows of content circulation are dynamic but uneven. Despite acknowledgement of multiple sites and means of content and knowledge production, research continues to be dominated by perspectives from the Global North. In this series we turn the spotlight on different territories and explore topical trends in researching media industries from global perspectives.
Li-An Ko and Shuangli Guo, both PhD candidates at the Media and Culture Studies department of Utrecht University, and Jiyu Zhang, PhD candidate at the Centre for the Arts in Society, Leiden University will discuss their research on Taiwanese and mainland Chinese historical and contemporary cinema. Associate professor and visiting scholar Cynthia Qijun Han (Nanjing University of Science and Technology) will serve as discussant.