Manipulating the Media: News and “Fake News” in China
since Early Modern Times

Agenda

Thursday, June 7, 2018

TimeItem
09:00─09:30 Registration

09:30─09:50


Opening Ceremony


Tseng Shu-hsien Director-General, National Central Librar

Special Guest Speech
09:50─10:40
Keynote Speech I

Moderator:

Tseng Shu-hsien Director-General NCL
Speaker:
Wang Fan-sen Academician of Academia Sinica
10:40─11:00 Tea Break
11:00─11:50
Keynote Speech II

Moderator:

Tseng Shu-hsien Director-General NCL
Speaker:
Daniela Stockmann Professor, Hertie School of Governance, Germany
11:50─13:00 Lunch
13:00─15:00

Session I
Genres of Journalism

Chaired by Lin Li-yueh, Professor Emerita, Department of History, National Taiwan Normal University

    1. Peter B. Ditmanson Associate Researcher, National Central Library
      History, Politics and Publishing: the Circulation of Notebooks (筆記) in Ming China in the Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries
    2. Hsieh Chung-Chih Assistant Professor, General Education Center, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages
      To comprehend and read Kezuo xinwen
    3. Xie Yang Associate Researcher, Institute of History, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
      The Rumor of Ghost and Its Circulation in Late Imperial China
    4. Chiu Yi-Hsuan Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Chinese Literature, National Taiwan University
      Reality effect of“Poetry-History”:Classical-style Poetry during the Anti-Japanese War
15:00─15:20 Tea Break
15:20─17:20

Session II
Rumors, Stories and Fiction

Chaired by Hu Siao-chen, Director, Institute of Chinese Literature, and Philosophy, Academia Sinica

    1. Emily Mokros Post-doctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley
      The State and the Street: Constructing Documentary Authority in Qing China
    2. Chang Chi-ying Assistant Professor, Center for General Education, National Tsing Hua University
      Policy Propaganda and the Discourse of Dissent: Opium Suppression in Shanxi Province, 1877-1911
    3. Hu Chi-Jui Post-doctoral Researcher, Research Center for Digital Humanities, National Taiwan University
      Fake News in the "Miao Rebellion" in the Southwest China, 1860-1960
    4. Sun Xuliang Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of Macau
      Rumors and Imagination Transplant: A Study on Anti-Christian Incidents in the Late Ming Dynasty



Friday, June 8, 2018

TimeItem
08:30─09:00 Report in
09:00─10:30

Session III
Media and Social and Political Control

Chaired by Yu Miin-ling, Research Fellow, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinic

    1. Wang Hung-tai Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
      Sorcerer’s Heresy: Information Dissemination and Politics in the Mid-Ming
    2. Chuang Sheng-chuan Adjunct Assistant Professor, History Department, Soochow University
      The Publishing and Circulation of the Taiwan Minpao under the System of Censorship and Agency in Japanese Colonial Taiwan(1920-1932)
    3. Wang Wen-lung Director, KMT History Center
      The Reports Related to the Battle of Hsupeng by the KMT and CCP Newspapers
10:30─10:50 Tea Break
10:50─12:20

Session IV
Media and Social and Political Control

Chaired by Lin Chao-chen, Director, Graduate Institute of Journalism, National Taiwan University

    1. Táňa Dluhošová Research Fellow, Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
      Censorship and Publication Control in Early Post-war Taiwan: Procedures and Practices

    2. Su Herng Professor, Department of Journalism, National Chengchi University
      Fake News: Invisible Social Truths, Biases, and Collective Dissemination
    3. Eve Chiu Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism & Communication Studies, FJU
      Fake News in Martial Law Era Taiwan: “A Blood Letter from Nanhai” as a Case Study
12:20─13:30 Lunch
13:30─15:00

Session V
New Media and Social Media

Chaired by Lin Sheng-Fen, Senior Vice Chancellor, National Tsing Hua University

    1. Wu Hsiao-mei Professor, Department of Journalism, National Chengchi University
      The Liquidity of Historical Writing of New Media: A Case Study on the Faked Photos of May 1998 Riots of Indonesia
    2. Han Li Associate Professor, History Department, Rhodes College, USA
      From Red to “Pink”: Propaganda hip-hops, New Media and China’s Soft Power Pursuit
    3. Ondřej Klimeš Director, Taipei Center, Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
      Political Smear Campaigns in the Internet Era
12:20─13:40 Lunch

15:20─17:00


Round Table

Chaired by Chow Kai-wing, Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

Discussant:
Chung Wei-wen Honorary Professor, College of Communication, National Chengchi University
Ondřej Klimeš Director, Taipei Center, Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Peter B. Ditmanson Associate Researcher, National Central Library

17:00─17:20

Closing Ceremony

Tseng Shu-hsien Director-General, National Central Library

Ondřej Klimeš Director, Taipei Center, Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic


* Please note we reserve the right to amend the schedule without prior notice.

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