Media and Creative Industries in East Asia is a webinar series co-organized by the Centre for Film and Creative Industries (CFCI) at Lingnan University in Hong Kong and the Asian Cinema Research Lab (ACR Lab). From September 2021 to November 2022, this webinar series presents nine seminars showcasing cutting-edge research on East Asia’s media and creative industries.

Upcoming webinars

Fall 2022

2 Dec

Trafficking Data: How China is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty

In Trafficking Data, Aynne Kokas looks at how technology firms in the two largest economies in the world, the United States and China, have exploited government policy (and the lack thereof) to gather information on citizens. Kokas argues that US government leadership failures, Silicon Valley's disruption fetish, and Wall Street's addiction to growth have fueled China's technological goldrush.

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