[Air-L] SAGE Webinar || Global Media and China: Chinese Platforms and Entrepreneurial Labour

Xiao Han kilou.xiao.han at gmail.com
Tue Apr 18 18:16:22 PDT 2023

*April 28 15:00-16:30 Beijing Time (GMT+8)*

*Zoom Meeting ID: 88122820918*

Join us for an insightful webinar by register here:

As the world’s largest internet market and digital economy, China has a
vibrant and diversified social media market. From Taobao, Weibo,
Weixin/WeChat, to Douyin/TikTok, Kuaishou, Bilibili, and Xiaohonghu,
Chinese digital platforms have been central to people’s social, cultural,
and economic lives. These made-in-China platforms are transnational digital
networks beyond the Sinophone sphere.

By focusing on platform entrepreneurial labor, a special issue
published in *Global
Media and China* <https://journals.sagepub.com/home/GCH> which highlighted
the importance of human agency and creativity, as individuals and
communities navigate changes and disruptions in their everyday life brought
about by digital platforms and the platformization of cultural, economic,
and knowledge production. It has also illustrated the power relations at
different levels in the platform economy.

*On 28th April*, we are excited to invite you to our upcoming webinar which
invites editors of *Global Media and China* and authors of this special
issue to share their insights on Chinese Platforms and Entrepreneurial

*Agenda: *

   - 15:00
   *Anthony Y.H. Fung, *Editor in Chief, *Global Media and China, *The
   Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Opening Speech

   - 15:05
   *Professor Haiqing Yu*, School of Media and Communication, RMIT
   Platformization of entrepreneurial labour via Chinese digital networks:

   - 15:25
   *Professor Pin Sun*, Institute of Journalism and Communication, Chinese
   Academy of Social Science
   From Surveillance capitalism to association capitalism: Reflecting on
   the mediatization and organization of Chinese platforms

   - 15:45
   *Dr Lili Wang,* London School of Economics and Political Science
   Relational platform entrepreneurs: Live commerce and the 818 Jiazu

   - 16:05
   *Professor Suruchi Mazumdar*, Jindal Global University
   Loving the enemy app: Resistance versus professionalism in 'post-TikTok'

   - 16:25
   *Professor Jeroen de Kloet,* Editor, *Global Media and China*, The
   University of Amsterdam
   Conclusion and Q&A

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