China

4 08, 2017

Nanjing Excursion

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by Eva Li

After visiting Beijing and our Buddies there, our next stop was Nanjing. Our Chinese
Buddies and the responsible teachers set up an intense and fun schedule for us.
On the first day, we met our Buddies at the Nanjing Normal University campus, which is
said to be one of the most beautiful ones in China. […]

4 08, 2017

Cultural Experience in Yunnan, South China

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 written by Oliver Beilharz

 After the MCM-program was finished, I did not immediately left China. I wanted to see another part of the country, so I went to Yunnan, a province in the very South of China.
I want to share my personal experience, which I had in a mountain village with locals harvesting the honey […]

18 07, 2017

Contemporary Art in China

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by Miriam Hettwer

One of our classes at Fudan University Shanghai was quite different from the others. When you study Media and Communication, you usually would expect courses about Media Practice, Media Economy, Media Politics etc. But many people forget that art is also a way of communication with strong visual statements and messages. Hence, […]

18 07, 2017

The Plank Walk at Hua Shan (华 山 )

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by Dominik Bogensperger

Within my travels in China, the plank walk has been one of the most exciting experiences I had. And probably also the most stupid one…
After visiting Xi´an, one of the former capital cities of China and known for a lot of cultural heritage, including the very famous terracotta army, I decided […]

18 07, 2017

Smombie Land Shanghai

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by Anne Marie Zeif

The German publishing house Langenscheidt nominated the neologism ‚Smombie‘ as the so called youth word of the year 2015. It is a combination of the two words smartphone and zombie and describes people who are staring at their smartphone and fading out their environment. The excessive use of smartphones in present-day […]

18 07, 2017

Beer Culture in China

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by Maximilian Egner

As we arrived in China, every beer-loving German was a little bit shocked by the Chinese beer drinking habits. Besides the unusual taste and the very low percentage of the beer, Chinese people drink their beer most of the time not cold and out of tiny glasses or even plastic cups. But […]

18 07, 2017

Culture Shock in China

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by Sandra Tritscher

Four months living on the other side of the world in Shanghai. For me. it was a very intense, interesting and amazing adventure. However, moving to another country you have never been before is a tough task. Especially in the first days and weeks I definitely had a so-called culture shock. You […]

16 12, 2014

Impact of introduced programs to the tv industry in China & adaptive strategies

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by Menghan Gong, Quan Shi and Fan Li

In recent years, the television market in mainland China has been flooded with different kinds of introduced programs, especially the format-imported programs. It gets extraordinary popular among the audience. The applications of format-imported programs seem to achieve great success for the TV industry in China. However, with […]

12 05, 2014

Paparazzi everywhere

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A story about feeling like a star – and actually meeting one
Ok I must admit, maybe I exaggerate a little bit with the title and sub-title, but I did not choose it without good reason and I hope you understand my sense of humor and irony in this text. Have fun!

So why shouldn´t I […]

18 03, 2014

The first days in Shanghai

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Exploring Fudan University Campus and learning to get to know our neighbourhood.
Our first days in Shanghai couldn´t be more exciting and breath taking as they were for us. After arriving with an undeliverable delay of nearly 15 hours (the first plain from Munich to Dubai had some technical difficulties) we were picked up by […]