2017 New Paradigms of Representation: An Inquiry of Crossmedia Culture

Over 20 scholars and experts from the four places across the Taiwan Strait, Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, participated in the academic forum to publish their research findings.

The symposium taking place between 1 and 2 December 2017 was organized by the Centre for Crossmedia Culture Studies under the Department of Journalism and Communication.

The participants represent: Fu Dan University, Renmin University of China, Xiamen University, Jilin University, Nan Chang University, Taiwan’s National Cheng Chi University, Taiwan’s National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan’s Fu Jen Catholic University, Macau University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Hong Kong Hang Seng Management College, and Hong Kong Chu Hai College of Higher Education.

At the opening ceremony, four distinguished scholars, Prof. Huang Yu (Associate Vice-President of Hong Kong Baptist University), Prof. Zhang Tao Fu (Dean of Journalism School of Fu Dan University), Prof. Huang Hu (Former Dean of Journalism School of Fu Dan University), and Prof. Liu Chang De (College of Communication of Taiwan’s National Cheng Chi University) delivered keynote speeches respectively.

All research papers delivered at different panel meetings covered a wide range of topics, such as the evolution of teaching mode in journalism in the AI era; the training of all-round talents in the new media era; the challenges of new media to the traditional production mode of news stories; the status quo of research in the history of journalism and communication in China, and a number of related issues involving the crossmedia ecology of Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.

Some papers will be published by the Asian Studies, an academic journal of the Centre of Asian Studies, Chu Hai College of Higher education.

Over one hundred participants, including the local guests, teachers and students from our own college attended the symposium.