SCCR seminar programme

SCCR Seminar programme 2021–22 Semester 1 (Autumn)


All seminars will be held via Zoom. Registration required as below.


Wednesday 6 October 2021 at 4–5.30pm

Title: ‘Taking on China Big Tech and Entrepreneurs: Will the Party shackle innovation and future growth?’ 

Speaker: Professor Stephen Morgan, University of Nottingham



Wednesday 20 October 2021 at 4–5.30pm

Title: ‘Green Shoots of Revival: Political Leadership and the Differentiation of Space in a “Zero Pollution Village” in Rural Zhejiang, China’

Neil Munro, Nai Rui Chng (both University of Glasgow) and Lu Chen (University of Oslo) 



Wednesday 3 November 2021 at 4–5.30pm

Title: ‘Public Sentiment on Chinese Social Media during the Emergence of COVID-19.’

Speaker: Dr Jennifer Pan, Stanford University



Wednesday 17 November 2021 at 4–5.30pm     

Title: ‘Covid-19 communication on Weibo: China state media's strategy’

Speaker: Dr King-Wa Fu, University of Hong Kong



Wednesday 1 December 2021 at 4–5.30pm

Title: ‘Community Prevention and Control’: The Policies and Politics of a Principal Component of China’s Covid-19 Response Strategy’

Speakers: Dr Holly Snape, Dr Hua Wang and Dr Weinan Wang, University of Glasgow



The Scottish Centre for China Research Seminar Programme gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the MacFie Bequest.

For enquiries and information, please contact: Professor Jane Duckett (

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