China has more internet users than the EU has citizens. This has created a vibrant online sphere, but also forums for nationalist sentiments. Focusing on Sino-Japanese history, this project analyses how nationalism works in an emerging Great Power’s digital networks.
Monthly Archives: April 2013
The politics, economics, and cultures of East Asian societies today play a profound role in international relations. Consequently, ideas from the region on how to structure international politics have not only become more prominent in academic discussions, they increasingly affect how world affairs work.
“Mass-Events in China” (MEC) explores the large-scale media-events that have become a corner stone in China’s 21st century PR strategy. By analysing production backgrounds and media contents, and by engaging with theories of mass-communication, MEC examines what the political, economic, and cultural implications of this strategy are.