Talks

2017

打醬油:在后數位中國的日常創造力媒體實踐. “Monday Lecture” series, Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, February 13.

2016

The no-venue underground: Making experimental music scenes in Hong Kong. “Places and Spaces of Cultural Production in East Asia” Cultural Typhoon in Europe 2016, University of Vienna, September 22-25.

Old people’s emoticons and generational distinction: Chinese families on social media. EASA2016: Anthropological legacies and human futures, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, July 20-23.

2015

† Anglic. (Scott.) Scotland † Dog Cat 1479 DOG+CAT Kitten+Puppy PASnake 1479: Vernacular history and schizophrenic writing on Nathan Road’s urban surfaces. “Undercurrents: Unearthing Hidden Social and Discursive Practices” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Conference 2015, Airlangga University, Surabaya, August 7-9.

Communities of access? Crowdsourced translation groups on Chinese participatory platforms (with Yu Chuan). “Culture, Communication, and Hybridity in an Age of Globalization” 21st International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS) Conference, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, July 15-18.

Chinese Internet culture? Media practices & vernacular creativity. WUN Understanding Global Digital Cultures Conference 2015, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, April 25-26.

Dajiangyou: Vernacular media practices in postdigital China. The Hong Kong Anthropological Society, Hong Kong Museum of History, February 4.

After Internet culture: Chinese digital folklore as vernacular creativity. “Impacting the World: Emerging Voices of Asian Anthropology” 7th Annual CUHK Anthropology Postgraduate Student Forum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, January 23-24.

2014

What is zaoyin?: Noise epistemologies and the construction of a national underground music scene in contemporary China. “Sound, Noise and the Everyday: Soundscapes in China” CHIME Conference, Aarhus University, August 21-24.

The Great Firewall of China: From the discursive making of a national Internet to the wall-leaping practices of digital media users. 12th Chinese Internet Research Conference (CIRC), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, June 18-21.

Memes as methods: A dialogue between ethnographic and data mining approaches to user-generated content on the Chinese Internet (with Clément Renaud). 12th Chinese Internet Research Conference (CIRC), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, June 18-21.

City of borders: Reading Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project in Hong Kong. BI-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, Shenzhen, February 22.

2013

Chinese Internet framed: Is China 2.0 the new frontier of techno-orientalism?. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (IACS 2013), National University of Singapore, July 3-5.

CCTV for censorship, control, television and vendetta? How the state-run television shocked Chinese spectators (with Zhang Ge). IACS 2013 Graduate conference, National University of Singapore, July 1-2.

Chinese Internet research: An expanding research field?. International Conference of Asian Scholars (ICAS8), Macau, June 26.

2012

Chinese trolls: An enquiry in critical internet culture. 2nd APSS Graduate students conference, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, October 12.