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The Centre for Communication Research was founded in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Science at the City University of Hong Kong in 2005 ( The center was initially funded by the University, supplemented with external grants from such sources as the Research Grants Committee of Hong Kong, Google, and the Taipei City Government. The core members include all research faculty members of the Department of Media and Communication, a strong international team of scholars who have continuously been receiving grants from various funding sources. With different professional and academic backgrounds, all core members are at the forefront of research and publication in International Communication, Media Effects, New Media, Communication for Social Change, and Political Economy of the Media. Closely affiliated with the Department of Media and Communication, the Centre has collaborated with a wide network of interdisciplinary scholars from around the world. ( more...)

Research Highlight

Internationalizing "International Communication"

Chin-Chuan Lee, editor

A critical intervention in international communications, in which an array of eminent scholars challenge the Western-dominated conceptions of the field.
International communication as a field of inquiry is, in fact, not very “internationalized.” Rather, it has...

Emerging Media: Use and Dynamics

Xigen Li

In the digital age, new media emerge regularly. Communication patterns change along with the rising media channels, innovative ways of information delivery and exchange, and opportunities of online involvement and social interaction. When media change at a fast pace, questions concerning media use, the factors shaping...

What's New?

Third CityU Summer School Concluded
14 Jun 2017 (Wed)
The Third CityU Summer School in Social Science Research was held at the Department of Media and Communication from June 1-4th, 2017. This year, Dr. Itai Himelboim, Associate Professor at University of Georgia taught ...
CeDEM Asia in Dague, South Korea
17 Jan 2017 (Tue)
After two conferences in Singapore and Hong Kong, CeDEM Asia took place for the third time from 7-9 December 2016 in Daegu. As a forum for exchanging ideas, networking and collaboration in the areas of eDemocracy and ...
Prof. Jonathan Zhu Talked Network Thinking at CityU Seminar
22 Nov 2016 (Tue)
Prof. Zhu was invited to give a speech on “Network thinking: 10 ways to see how the world is connected” at the 15th CityU Seminar on Nov 3, 2016. CityU Seminar is a series of public lectures, organized by Col...
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