Online panel: Online research in China in a time of no access: methods, techniques and tips
Time: Wed 8th June – begin 14.00 CET (Germany time) – 90 min
Online registration: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jCl7hNXwSPiHX8z3cwwmIA
Angela Xiao Wu (New York University): Digital Media as Intelligence(?)
Samantha Hoffmann (Australian Strategic Policy Institute): Producing policy-relevant China research and analysis in an era of strategic competition
Christian Göbel (University of Vienna): Researching Chinese politics from a distance: opportunities and pitfalls of working with online data
Moderators: Rachel Murphy (University of Oxford) and Genia Kostka (Freie University Berlin)
This is an event jointly organized by the Oxford-Berlin Partnership, the Oxford China Center, and the Berlin Contemporary China Network (BCCN).
Angela Xiao Wu is an assistant professor in media, culture, and communication at New York University. She investigates the connections among media technologies, knowledge production, and politics. Her current book project examines how public culture takes shape when systems thinking informs its conception and governance.
Samantha Hoffmann is a Senior Analyst at ASPI's International Cyber Policy Centre and independent consultant. Her work explores the domestic and global implications of the Chinese Communist Party’s approach to state security.
Christian Göbel is Professor for Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Vienna. He is the Principal Investigator of the EU-funded research project "The Microfoundations of Authoritarian Responsiveness: E-Participation, Social Unrest and Public Policy in China". A political scientist and sinologist by training, his research is concerned with the adaptability of the Chinese Party-State to social, economic and political challenges. He is especially interested in effects of digital technology on local governance in China.