Audiences, Participation & Engagement, Digital Culture, Mediated Memory, Memory & Heritage

New Chapter: Fandom: Historicized Fandom and the Conversation between East and West Perspectives

Erika Ningxin Wang The chapter I have co-authored with Dr Eleonora Benecchi, Università della Svizzera Italiana, discusses the transformation of the concept of "Fandom" before and after the digital age, and the conversation between East and West. It is included in the book Digital Roots: Historicizing Media and Communication Concepts of the Digital Age, part… Continue reading New Chapter: Fandom: Historicized Fandom and the Conversation between East and West Perspectives

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Digital Culture, Memory & Heritage, Representation

Understanding contemporary Chinese national identity formation through Taiwan

Andong Li Scholarship of nationalism studies has been trying hard to respond to the paradox that nationalist sentiment sharply surges in many countries while the world is becoming more digitalised and globalised. It seems to be increasingly obvious that the cosmopolitan promise of globalisation and digitisation has failed, and cross-Strait (Chinese mainland-Taiwan) relations might be… Continue reading Understanding contemporary Chinese national identity formation through Taiwan