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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 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, continuously receive grants from various funding sources. With different professional and academic background, all of the 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.

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...

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CityU PhD Students Win Paper Awards at Postgraduate Student Symposium
31 Oct 2016 (Mon)
Two CityU PhD students won research paper awards at the 8th Postgraduate Student Symposium of the Chinese Journalism and Communication Consortium. The 8th Postgraduate Student Symposium of the Chinese Journalism and Com...
Professor Li Xigen visits Tsinghua University as KC Wong Scholar
19 Oct 2016 (Wed)
Professor Li Xigen visits Tsinghua University as a KC Wong Scholar during Oct 18 to Oct 28, 2016. The visit is sponsored by KC Wong Education Foundation.   Professor Li will deliver several lectures while at Tsinghu...
14 Oct 2016 (Fri)
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