Program

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Last Update on May 18, 2011 @ 17:07.

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TIME May 23, 2011 CIRC Agenda Memo

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8:00 AM Registration and Coffee

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8:15 AM Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street, NW, at Georgetown University

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8:30 AM

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8:45 AM Welcome Remarks Director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Paula R. Newberg  

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9:00 AM Session 1: Regulation Moderator: Ang Peng Hwa*  

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9:15 AM 22 Faculty/ Full Paper Received Chinese Telecom Operators on the Threshold of Convergence: Possibilities of and Impediments to Innovation Yu Hong Assistant Professor, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California F

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9:30 AM 16 Faculty (PAPER NOT YET RECEIVED) The Path of Internet Regulation in China Hu, Henry & Chiao, Benjamin Benjamin Chiao: Associate Professor in the School of Economics at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; (Henry L. Hu: Ph. D Candidate of Law in HKU) M/has to be on March 23

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9:45 AM 3 Faculty/ Papers not yet received Peer into the Black Box of Chinese Search Engines: A Comparative Study of Baidu, Google, and Goso Jiang, Min & Akhtar, Abbas Min Jiang: Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, UNC-Charlotte; (Akhtar: Masters Candidate, SAIS) F

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10:00 AM 9 Student/Full Paper Received Reading a Decennial “Wangba” in China: A Media Discourse Analysis of Chinese Internet Cafe 1999-2009 Wang, Hongzhe & Zhang, Weiwei WANG, Hongzhe, Ph.D. Student M

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10:15 AM

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10:30 AM Break

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10:45 AM

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11:00 AM Session 2: People Power Moderator: Hu Yong  

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11:15 AM 21 PAPER NOT YET RECEIVED Communication Power in Chinese Cyberspace Esarey, Ashley & Xiao Qiang Xiao Qiang: Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California at Berkely, co-founder of China Digital Times; Ashley Esarey: Professor, Whitman College M/M

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11:30 AM 17 Faculty/ Full Paper Received Impact and Survival in China’s Cyber Environment: Chinaelections.org as Case Study Smith, Jennifer & Liu, Yawei Jennifer Grace Smith: Assistant Program Coordinator, China Program, The Carter Center; Yawei Liu: Ph.D., Director, China Program, The Carter Center, and Founder, Chinaelections.org F/M

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11:45 AM 23 Faculty/ Full Paper Received Parody and the Gendering of China’s Online Censorship Protest Culture Wallis, Cara Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Texas A&M University F

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12:00 PM 12 Student/ Full Paper Received Online Competition between Media Corporations and Grassroots Fans Zhao, Jing F

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12:15 PM

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12:30 PM Lunch Break

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12:45 PM

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1:15 PM

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1:30 PM Session 3: The Internet & Diplomacy Moderator: Paula R. Newberg    

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2:00 PM Invited Discussant: Communication, Culture & Technology Program, GU Nelson, Michael    

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2:15 PM Invited Discussant: Consultant at World Bank Kalathil, Shanthi    

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2:30 PM

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2:45 PM

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3:00 PM Break

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3:15 PM

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3:30 PM Session 4: Development Moderator: Peter Yu Mortara Center    

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3:45 PM 6 Faculty/ Papers not yet received Internet studies and development: The cases of China and India Zhang, Weiyu & Sreekumar, T. T. F  

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4:00 PM 27 Student/ Full Paper Received Linguistic Networked Readiness Index for Selected Languages in China Nigh, April & Liao, Han-Teng M  

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4:15 PM 20 Faculty/ Full Paper Received- Request for limited circulation Comparative Development of the Mobile Internet in China and Japan Harwit, Eric Professor, Asian Studies, University of Hawaii  

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4:30 PM 99 Student/ Full Paper Received Who Wants Copyright and Does it Deliver Freedom Han, Dong  

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5:00 PM Free Time

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6:00 PM

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6:15 PM

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6:30 PM Formal Dinner for Presenters and Invited Speakers    

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TIME May 24, 2011 CIRC Agenda

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8:00 AM Registration and Coffee

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8:15 AM Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street, NW, at Georgetown University

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8:30 AM

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8:45 AM Welcome Remarks Director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Paula R. Newberg

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9:00 AM Session 5: Human Rights & China Moderator: Paula R. Newberg

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9:15 AM 6 Faculty/ Papers not yet received

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9:30 AM 27 Student/ Full Paper Received Invited Discussant: Asia Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch Sophie Richardson

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9:45 AM 20 Faculty/ Full Paper Received- Request for limited circulation Invited Discussant: Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, State Department Daniel J. Kritenbrink

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10:00 AM 99 Student/ Full Paper Received

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10:15 AM

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10:30 AM Break  

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10:45 AM

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11:00 AM Session 6: Social Media Moderator: Rebecca Mackinnon

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11:15 AM 14 Faculty/ Full Paper Received Power of retweeting during mass incident in China Fu, Kingwa & Sam, Cedric

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11:30 AM 11 Faculty/ Full Paper Received Community in modern societies: A culturalist critique of “online community” in new media studies Yuan, Elaine

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11:45 AM 13 Student/ Full Paper Received [Tibetan College Students’ Sharing Behavoirs in RenRen.com] 重构传统与多元身份 ——”人人网”藏族大学生 Fang, Kun (方堃)

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12:00 PM 19 Faculty/ Full Paper Received Netizen communicology: china daily and the internet construction of group culture Lanigan, Richard L.

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12:15 PM

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12:30 PM Lunch and Conversation: Internet Freedom ISD Director of Studies and Training James P. Seevers

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12:45 PM

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1:00 PM Invited Discussant: US State Department Sarah Labowitz

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1:15 PM Invited Discussant: Freedom House Sarah Cook