Our first ever series of free, online debates, hosted by Joshua Rozenberg and Denis Galligan – open to all and accessible from your own home.





Jun Liu takes an original approach in this strong contribution to understanding the role of communication in contemporary Chinese politics


Elisa Oreglia, King's College London



The government has moved from focusing on individual users to targeting news and social media platforms like WeChat and Weibo. 


Jufang Wang, former Vice Director of News, CRI Online (China's international broadcaster)



The rise of populism has been spectacular in the last 10 years, but it is an exaggeration to say that democracies have collapsed into authoritarianism.


Prof Daniel Smilov, political scientist and constitutional expert

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