Seminar: “Ideology and propaganda in Xi Jinping's China.” Dr Mareike Ohlberg, Mercator Institute for China Studies, Berlin, 9 November 2018
Issued: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 17:03:00 BST
9 November 2017 (Thursday), 5-6.30pm.
Location: Room 122, 29 Bute Gardens, University of Glasgow.
Speaker Bio: Dr Ohlberg focuses on China’s subnational politics, official media policy, as well as developments in Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has recently co-authored a paper on 'Ideas and ideologies competing for China's political future: How online pluralism challenges official orthodoxy' https://www.merics.org/fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/MPOC/MPoC_5_Ideo/Merics_Papers_on_China_No_5_Ideologies_Oct2017.pdf She holds a PhD in Chinese Studies from the University of Heidelberg and an MA from Columbia University. In her thesis, she analyzed changes in China’s global propaganda outreach since 1978. Prior to joining MERICS, Ohlberg spent a year as an An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University and another year as a postdoctoral researcher at the Cheng Shewo Institute for Chinese Journalism at Shih Hsin University in Taipei.