Professor of Chinese Media and Cultural Studies, University of Technology Sydney
Wanning Sun researches and supervises research students in a number of areas, including Chinese media and cultural studies; rural to urban migration and social change in contemporary China; soft power, public diplomacy and diasporic Chinese media. Wanning is the author of three single-authored monographs Leaving China: Media, Migration, and Transnational Imagination (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), Maid in China: Media, Morality and the Cultural Politics of Boundaries (Routledge, 2009), and Subaltern China: Rural Migrants, Media, and Cultural Practices ( Rowman & Littlefield, 2014). She has edited numerous volumes, including Media and the Chinese Diaspora: Community, Communications and Commerce (Routledge, 2006). She is a member of the editorial board for several journals, including Media International Australia (ANZCA), Asian Journal of Communication, and Communication, Culture & Critique (ICA).
Sep 25, 2016 23:59 pm UTC| Insights & Views
The Australian governments Public Diplomacy Strategy points to the importance of diaspora diplomacy. It promises to take steps to engage diaspora communities drawing on their linguistic skills, social networks and cultural...
Jun 07, 2016 09:00 am UTC| Insights & Views
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