This book chapter asks what visions of the world came together at the Shanghai Expo, how they were formed, and what role the Chinese authorities played in framing the event.
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This post will introduce you to the theory of semiotics. Using examples from East Asia, it explains key words of this “science of the sign”, and shows why semiotics might be a useful way to conceptualize political communication, whether in East Asia or elsewhere.
Did the 2010 Shanghai Expo present visitors with a dominant story of world order? This intro to a research article argues that Expos do not work that way.