Digital Asia: Visions, Transformations, and Engagements
April 26, 2017 - 09:15-17:00
East and Southeast Asia is today one of the most dynamic regions when it comes to development and use of information and communication technologies, as well as home to the world’s largest Internet populations.
This event will discuss the Asian digital societies and findings from a interdisciplinary research project on China. Through presentations this event will examine the socio-political contexts and uses of the Internet in a selected number of Asian countries such as China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and Myanmar. The speakers will address both the everyday uses of new communication technologies as well as citizens new opportunities to discuss public affairs and become involved in civic and political mobilization.
This event is organized by the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies and open to everyone. Welcome!