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The Great Firewall of China: Kaiser Kuo on Chinese Internet, Censorship and the West

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Kaiser Kuo is a Beijing-based writer, rock musician, and commentator on technology and politics. He currently serves as consultant for international business and media relations for Youku.com, China’s leading Internet video site, as well as an advisory board member to several Internet-related start-up companies.

Kaiser is a frequent guest on China Central Television’s premier English-language news talk show, Dialogue, and speaks frequently on topics related to the Chinese Internet. His monthly column in Beijing’s premiere English-language magazine, The Beijinger, has run for over eight years, and an anthology of columns titled Ich Bin Ein Beijinger was published in June 2009. He was named one of the global top 100 Twitter users by Foreign Policy magazine.

He joins us for one Melbourne event only at the Wheeler Centre in conversation with Catharine Lumby.

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Catharine Lumby

Professor Catharine Lumby is the Director of Journalism and Media Research at University of NSW, and the author of The Porn Report. Catharine Lumby was the Foundation Chair of the Media and Communications Department at the University of Sydney. She is the author of seven books and numerous book chap... Read more

Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo is a Beijing-based writer, rock musician, and commentator on technology and politics. Kaiser Kuo is currently serves as consultant for international business and media relations for Youku.com, China’s leading Internet video site, as well as an advisory board member to several Internet-r... Read more

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176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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