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Tuesday, July 28 • 13:30 - 14:30
Panel 1A: Social Networks and Social Media in East Asia

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Contributors: 
  • Barry Wellman, NetLab Network, University of Toronto
  • Wenhong Chen, School of Communication, University of Texas-Austin
  • Jeffrey Boase, Institute of Culture, Communication & Information Technology, University of Toronto Mississauga
  • Yuli Patrick Hsieh, RTI International, Evanston, IL
  •  Alice Renwen Zhang
  • Maggie Gan Chan, School of Journalism & Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong

The main objectives of this panel are: 

1) To expand the knowledge of other conference participants about how social media and social networks are developing in East Asia; 

2) To demonstrate how changes in specific societies are acting in both similar and different ways, as they move to Asian forms of networked individualism;

3) To summarize some key findings from the forthcoming two issues of the American Behavioral Scientist, “Social Networks in East and South East Asia

Speakers
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Wenhong Chen

Department of Radio-Television-Film, Univeristy of Texas at Austin
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Barry Wellman

NetLab Network, University of Toronto
I'm involved in studying Networked Individualism-how Torontonians incorporate digital media into their everyday social networks; and Networked Work and Research-how coworkers collaborate in multiple teams, often far-flung. I've co-authored the double-award winner Networked: The New Social Operating System,, and I've co-editing 2 journal issues about networks in East/SE Asia
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Alice Renwen Zhang

MPhil Student, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Tuesday July 28, 2015 13:30 - 14:30
(8th Floor) TRS 2-166 (Ted Rogers School of Management) 55 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M5G 2C3

Attendees (23)