ChinaTalks: Goodbye iSlave - A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

Guest lecture by Jack Linchuan Qiu, Professor, School of Journalism & Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Short bio:

Jack Linchuan Qiu is a Professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong, CUHK, School of Journalism and Communication, and Deputy Director, Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research, CUHK School of Journalism and Communication. He has published extensively on ICT and working class cultures and serve as associate editor of Journal of Communication, and as Asian editor of Information, Communication & Society. Among his major publications are Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. His most recent book is entitled Goodbye iSlave A Manifesto for Digital Abolition, University of Illinois Press (2016).

Discussant: Professor Hanne Petersen, JUR Centre for European and Comparative Legal Studies
Time: 13 September 2017, 14:15-16:00
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