Marina Svensson is Professor of Modern China Studies and the director of the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University. Her research spans a range of topics related to contemporary Chinese society, and she is currently the lead of a VR-funded project on Digital China.
Daniela Stockmann is Professor of Digital Politics and Media at the Hertie School, Berlin. Her current research, funded by a Starting Grant of the European Research Council, explores the impact of the technological design of social media platforms on user behaviour regarding politics.
Samuel Wade is Deputy Editor of China Digital Times, an independent, bilingual media organisation that brings uncensored news and online voices from China to the world.
Yujie Chen is a Lecturer in Digital Media and Communication in the School of Media, Communication and Sociology at the University of Leicester. Her research examines new technologies and digital labour issues.
Nicholas Loubere an Associate Senior Lecturer in the Study of Modern China at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University. He researches rural development in contemporary China, with a focus on microcredit and digital finance.
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