Wilfred Wang

Role: 
PhD
Supervisors: 
Michael Keane and Jean Burgess
University: 
Queensland University of Technology

Wilfred Wang is a PhD candidate in the Creative Industries Faculty at the Queensland University of Technologies. Having received M.A. in Media and Communications Studies from Monash University (Melbourne). 

Thesis Title: 
A Guangdong Model: The Internet and Digital Deliberative Politics in Guangdong China
Abstract: 

 

his PhD research aims to investigate the Internet-facilitated political culture in China through the lens of deliberative democracy. The study interests in how the geopolitical specifics of Guangdong, combine with the theatrical and performative cyber cultures in China, can release the public’s civic energies to invigorate political engagement and deliberation.