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

Agenda

Thursday, June 7, 2018

TimeItem
08:30─09:00 Report in
09:00─09:30
Opening Ceremony


Chaiperson’s Speech:
Tseng Shu-hsien, Director-General NCL

Special Guest Speech:
Minister of Education
Václav Jílek Representative, Czech Economic and Cultural Office, Taipei
09:30─10:00
Keynote Speech I

Wang Fan-sen
Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
10:00─10:30
Keynote Speech II

Daniela Stockmann
Professor, Hertie School of Governance, Germany
10:30─10:50 Tea Break
10:50─12:20

Session I
Genres of Journalism

Moderator/Discussant:

  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. 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
  3. Hsieh Chung-Chih Assistant Professor, General Education Center, Wenzao Ursuline University of Language
    To comprehend and read Kezuo xinwen
12:20─13:40 Lunch
13:40─15:10

Session II
Rumors, Stories and Fiction

Moderator/Discussant:

  1. Xie Yang Associate Researcher, Institute of History, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
    The Rumor of Ghost and Its Circulation in Late Imperial China
  2. Su Xuliang Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, University of Macao
    Rumors and Imagination Transplant: A Study on Anti-Christian Incidents in the Late Ming Dynasty
  3. Wang I-Chiao Lecturer, Faculty of Social Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen)
    Case Study of “Anonymous Notices” Found in Official Qing Dynasty Archives
15:10─15:30 Tea Break
15:30─17:00

Session III
Rumors, Stories and Fiction

Moderator/Discussant:

  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. 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



Friday, June 8, 2018

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

Session IV
Media and Social and Political Control

Moderator/Discussant:

    1. Wang Hung-tai Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
      Sorcerer’s Heresy: Information Dissemination and Politics in the Mid-Ming
      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)
    2. 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 V
Media and Social and Political Control

Moderator/Discussant:

    1. Táňa Dluhošová Research Fellow, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
      Chuang Sheng-chuan Adjunct Assistant Professor, History Department, Soochow University
      Censorship 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 CEO, Foundation for Excellent Journalism Awardy
      Fake News in Martial Law Era Taiwan: “A Blood Letter from Nanhai” as a Case Study
12:20─13:40 Lunch
13:40─15:10

Session VI
New Media and Social Media

Moderator/Discussant:

  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
    Reality effect of“Poetry-History”:Classical-style poetry during the Anti-Japanese War
  3. Ondřej Klimeš Director, Taipei Center, Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences
    Political Smear Campaigns in the Internet Era
15:10─15:30 Tea Break
15:30─16:40 Round Table
16:40─17:00 Closing Ceremony



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