Prof. Feng Wu
School of Journalism and New Media XJTU, China
Research Area: Chinese national leader’s press conferences, Chinese political communication, quantitative research, Chinese newspaper marketing & management, culture industry, and new media
Introduction: FengWu(PhD, School of Journalism and Communication,HuazhongUniversity of Science and Technology, 2009) is a full professor of Journalism and New Media school at Xi’anJiaotongUniversity in Xi’an, Shanxi, P. R.China.Heis also a visiting scholar at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri(2015-2016) . His research interests include: Chinese national leader’s press conferences, Chinese political communication, quantitative research, Chinese newspaper marketing & management, culture industry, and new media. He is a productive young researcher. In recent five years, he had publishedfiveEnglish articles in leading journals indexed in SSCI, such asInternational Journal of Communication, Asian Journal of Communication,China: An International Journal. At the same time,he had published more than thirty Chinese articles in leading journals in journalism & communications field (indexed in CSSCI). He has finished more than50 important projects (funded and principal investigator).
Speech title: The Chinese Style Journalism Modernization: Conceptual Connotation, Historical Logic and Practice System
Abstract: The modernization of Chinese style journalism is a historical plan that runs through the past, present and future. It anchors the development direction of Chinese journalism, plans the development goals of journalism, and drives the development momentum of journalism. In terms of its essence, the modernization of Chinese style journalism is the development path, practice, theoretical system and methodology of the modernization of journalism with Chinese characteristics under the leadership of the CPC. The essence of its historical logic is to transform the old into the new, and the Communists continue to strive for a hundred years to complete exploration, transition, transformation, and realize the double leap of theory and practice. The Marxist concept of journalism and its ideological and theoretical innovation achievements constitute the main body of its theoretical system, and the modern industrial system, production system, talent training system, international communication system, etc. jointly build its practical system; Adhering to ideological guidance and theoretical innovation, deepening the reform of the system and mechanism, releasing the momentum of innovation, adhering to technology empowerment, strengthening scientific and technological support, and continuously strengthening the construction of international communication capacity are practical strategies for the future and the modernization of Chinese style journalism.
Prof. Sanoj Rajan
Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
Research Area: International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, Refugee Law, Statelessness and Citizenship Laws
Introduction: Professor Sanoj Rajan is a Professor of International Law and Human Rights. He is presently appointed as Distinguished Professor at Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China. His other academic affiliations include Affiliate, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA, Visiting Professor, Indian Society of International Law, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty and the International Christian University at Kinshasa, Congo.
His former academic associations include Associate Director, Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) at the Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA, the ICCR India Chair Visiting Professor at CUHK Faculty of Law, Hong Kong, and the head of the Academic Programs Division, the International Committee of the Red Cross for the South Asian countries and Iran. He had also been the Professor and Dean at the School of Law, Ansal University, India, Professor and Head, School of Law at North Cap University Gurgaon and has taught law at the University of Kerala during the initial period of his career. He is a Commonwealth Scholar, and hold a PhD, LLM in International Law, and Mst. in Human Rights (Oxford).
He has forty-one publications which include books, research articles in peer-reviewed journals, and op-eds; eighty-seven Conference presentations, seminars, invited talks, and keynote speeches, nationally and internationally. He had also been a Peer Reviewer for the update on Official Commentaries of the 1949 Geneva Conventions and its 1977 Additional Protocol for the ICRC Geneva and a member of the Editorial Board of Yearbook of Indian Society of International Law. He has the credit of delivering invited talks on International Law and Human Rights topics in more than 45 institutions in multiple countries including Canada, the USA, Hong Kong, Sweden, The Netherlands, Australia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangladesh, Nepal, Kenya, Iran, Thailand, Malaysia, and India. He also holds the credit of being the first Indian to be invited to lecture at The International Criminal Court at the Hague, The Netherlands.
He is also among the Founding Governance Board members of Statelessness Network Asia Pacific (SNAP) and also was the co-coordinator for the core group of experts who founded SNAP, which is a UNHCR initiative involving 50 countries in the Asia Pacific region. His research and teaching interest include International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, Refugee Law, Statelessness and Citizenship Laws. His latest publications include; 1) Book: Global Refugee Crisis, A Contemporary Reflection (Thomson Reuters 2018) and 2) Ending International Surrogacy Induced Statelessness: An International Human Rights Law Perspective, Indian Journal of International Law (IJIL), Springer Publication (October 2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s40901-018-0092-9, 3) International Humanitarian Law in the Indian Military and Civilian Justice System” in the Book, Perspectives on International Humanitarian Law from & on the Asia-Pacific Region Suzannah Linton, Tim McCormack and Sandesh Sivakumaran (eds), Cambridge University Press, pp.475-90. 4)“Domesticating Crimes against Humanity in India: A Case Study on State v. Sajjan Kumar and Others” Leiden Journal of International Law, 2021 (forthcoming). His latest book is International Humanitarian Law in India: A Handbook, Thomson Reuters, Asia Pacific, 2020 (2190 pages. ISBN 978-93-90529-04-9).
Prof. Jiyin Chen
School of Journalism and New Media, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Research Area:Media management and economics, data journalism, TV and Broadcasting, culture industry, audience research and new media
Introduction: Jiyin Chen， is a full professor of Journalism and New Media school at Xi’an Jiaotong University in Xi’an, Shanxi, P. R. China. His research interests include: media management and economics, data journalism, TV and Broadcasting, culture industry,audience research and new media. He published more than thirty articles in leading journals in journalism & communications field(indexed in CSSCI).
He won The Top 100 Excellent TV and Broadcasting Theory Experts in China. He is the founder of Data Journalism Competition in China. He plays a role as the Vice chairman of Youth Scholars Associaion, Chinese University film and Television Society. Experts； Member of National Gallery of art experts；Member of CCTV programs evaluation experts tank in China. Special research fellow of Shanghai social science innovation research base (cultural prosperity and new media development & Shanghai University)etc.
He is selected in the book Who’s who of world’s leading experts in IDTV, Media management and economics, published Zeljko Rutovic, IAMM - The International Academy for Media Management,. Podgorica, Montenegro, Europe.
Assoc. Prof. Ka Chai TAM
Department of History, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University, China
Research Area: History of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1645), Chinese Legal History, Economic Development and Social Order of Ming-Qing China, Maritime and Transportation History, Historical Geographic Information System (GIS)