Visiting Professor, University of Fudan

Visiting Professor, University of Fudan

Visiting Professor, University of Fudan

Professor Huang Dan to visit on December 5, 2018.

The Centre for Media History at Macquarie University is pleased to announce that Professor Huang Dan from the School of Journalism at Fudan University, Shanghai, will be presenting a paper on Shanghai’s famous Shenbao newspaper, at Macquarie University on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 2:00pm-4:00pm in Y3A 212. The title of the paper is:

‘Leave no oddity unreported: The movement of the city of Shanghai – a study of Shenbao in its early days’

In 1872, Shanghai started to have its first Chinese daily. Run by British businesspeople and edited by Chinese scholars, this newspaper was named “Shen Bao”, or the newspaper (Bao) of Shanghai. Professor Huang Dan is Professor at the Journalism School of Fudan University, Director of the Center for Information and Communication Studies.

This event is part of the Tri-Partite engagement with the Fudan University Media & Communications Centre team and the Hamburg University Centre for Media History enabled by the DAAD program.

Professor Huang Dan is Director of Center for Information and Communication Studies and professor at Journalism School in Fudan University and leads a research group ‘New Media History’ in China. He also directs the Discipline Appraisal Group of the Journalism and Communication Studies of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council since 2009. Professor Huang Dan’s research focuses on Chinese media history, urban communication in digital era, communication theories and journalism studies. He is now interested in how ‘new media’ situated the mode of existence in the context of historical China. He has published two books: Journalism and Communication Studies (1995, ZJU Press), the Image of Communicators: the Construction and Deconstruction of Journalistic Professionalism (2005, FDU Press) and he edited many books including the Shift of Paradigm: New ways in Media History (2018, SJTU Press), Urban Communication: Researches on Past and Present of Cities in China (2015, SJTU Press). He has also authored more than 70 journal articles and hosted many research programs on journalism and communication studies. Huang’s work of media history and communication theories has been widely influential in China.

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