The learning format of the 2018 Summer School is divide into three parts:
Lectures: a mix of European and Chinese Faculty gathers together prominent scholars in the field of media, language, communication and culture studies
Prof. Caroline Pauwels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. Rector of Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Prof. Leo Van Audenhove, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. Head of Department of Communication Studies.
Prof. Nico Carpentier, Uppsala University, Sweden. International Director of ECREA Summer School, executive board member of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
Prof. Daniel Perrin, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland. Dean of School of Applied Linguistics, President of AILA International Association of Applied Linguistics
Prof. Daya Thussu, University of Westminster, UK. Co-director of the India Media Centre and research advisor to the China Media Centre. Chief-editor of SAGE journal Global Media and China
Prof. Gabriele Balbi, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland. Co-director of China Media Observatory and Institute of Media and Journalism, Vice-Chair of ECREA Communication History Section.
Dr. Zhan Zhang, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland. Research fellow at China Media Observatory, Co-founder of Europe-China Dialogue Media and Communication Studies Summer School.
Dr. Gianluigi Negro, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland. Research fellow at China Media Observaotry.
Prof. Bettina Mottura, University of Milan, Italy. Scientific coordinator of the Contemporary Asia Research Center (CARC) of the University of Milan.
Dr. Emma Lupano, University of Milan, Italy. Fixed-term researcher in Chinese language and culture studies, Freelance correspondent for media in China and Italy.
Prof. Jack Linchuan Qiu, Hong Kong Chinese University;
Prof. Lu Shaoyang, Peking University, Beijing;Prof. Gong Wenxiang, Peking University. Director of Institute of Communication & Culture, founding executive dean of School of Journalism and Communication.
Prof. Gong Wenxiang, Peking University. Director of Institute of Communication & Culture, founding executive dean of School of Journalism and Communication.
Prof. Chen Changfeng, Tsinghua University. Executive dean of School of Journalism and Communication, Chair of Chinese Association for History of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Prof. Xu Jing, Peking University, Beijing;
Prof. Chen Kaihe, Peking University, Beijing
Prof. Liu Hailong, Renmin University. Chief-editor of Chinese Journal of Journalism and Communication Research.
Prof. Wang Xiaohong, Communication University of China. Deputy Director Chief of Faculty of Journalism and Communication.
During the Summer School, enrolled students will present their research projects and receive structured, qualified and multi-voiced feedback on their work from Summer School lecturers and scholars. These workshops are designed to structurally improve the quality of the students’ academic work and stimulate their further research interests. Short visiting programs (i.e. visit at the European Union, city tour in Brussels) are also included.
- Students Feedback Workshops: participating students will present their research projects and receive structured, qualified and multi-voiced feedback on their work from Summer School lecturers and scholars, allowing students to structurally improve the quality of their academic work and stimulate their further research interests;
- Media Dialogue: two dialogues with media experts from European and Chinese media organizations will be set in the Summer School. In some cases, when possible, the Dialogue will be arranged on site at the media organization, where students can personally observe the media practice. (to be confirmed or exchanged to visit at European Union this year).