About the Center

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 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.

Distinguished Lecture on Media Systems

Eleven mainland scholars who had each spent a month at the City University of Hong Kong as visiting scholars under the Program for Young Scholars from the Mainland, organized their first gathering in Shenzhen after the CCF convention. Dr Zhou He, Dr Mike Yao, Professor Chin-Chuan Lee, and former CCR Visiting Scholar Professor Huang Dan

Advances in Discourse Analysis

“Advances in Discourse Analysis,” edited by Professor John Flowerdew, Professor Vijay Bhatia, and Dr Rodney Jones, will be published by Routledge. The volume results from a conference held a prelude to the establishment of the Center for Communication Research. Dr John Erni has recently delivered a keynote address, entitled “Between Culture and Rights”, at the