2017

Internet Studies – Perspectives from East and West II

Together with our Partners of the Fudan University Shangai, we held the third round of the SSSS-Conference 2017 in Salzburg. The next conference will take place in June 2018 in Shanghai!

Find the programme here: PROGRAM_SSSS_Conference2017

2015

(upcoming)

Shanghai-Salzburg Seminar Series (SSSS)
A Fudan University – Salzburg University cooperation

Internet Studies – Perspectives from East and West

January 29-30, 2015
ICT&S Center, Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18
Department of Communication and ICT&S Center
University of Salzburg, Austria

The 1. Shanghai-Salzburg-Seminar will bring together academics and researcher from the two cooperating departments/Universities to discuss the general topic “Internet Studies” alongside four special sub-themes:

a) Digital Economy
b) Social Media
c) eParticipation
d) Culture & Values

Each theme will be introduced by two input statements, one from Western/European and one from Asian/Chinese perspective. The inputs will give an overview of the state-of-the-art of research in the respective field. After an academic discussion related to the two inputs, a workshop with invited discussants from both academic institutions aims for a joint research agenda according to existing competences, interests, and resources of the two partners. Goal of the workshops are sketches of joint research projects which enhances current research by integrating Western and Asian perspectives.

Download: Program SSSS 2015

2014

Research project: “Value changes in transforming China” –
Research update in 2014 of the study of 2007-2010 with n=206

A joint research study between:
University of Salzburg (Austria), Department of Communication (Ass.Prof. Thomas Herdin)
Fudan University, Public Opinion Research Center of Fudan University

2007 – 2010

Research project: “Value changes in transforming China”
This research explores the changes in Chinese values in the two Chinese metropolises Beijing and Shanghai caused by the expanding economic and cultural exchange processes within the country and their effect on cross-cultural communication.

Method: triangulation (quantitative: n=1.108 and qualitative: n=30).

A joint research study between:
University of Salzburg (Austria), Department of Communication (Ass.Prof. Thomas Herdin)
Fudan University (Shanghai/China), School of Management (Assoc.Prof. Song Yiping)
Fudan University (Shanghai/China), School of Journalism
Funded by aws (Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH) and EPU (Eurasia Pacific Uninet)

2007

Organization of the Conference:
“China’s changing values and its impact on society, culture and economy – an east-west perspective” (Shanghai, 20-21. June 2007)

A cooperation between
Eurasia Pacific Uninet (Prof. Brigitte Winklehner, Dr. Lucia Malfent)
Fudan University (Shanghai/China)
University of Salzburg (Austria), Department of Communication (Ass.Prof. Thomas Herdin)