Tokyo Symposium on Social Media and Citizen Engagement


This symposium will share the latest research on social media usage, political and social participation.  It will provide perspectives on seven East Asian nations and regions and examine the various possibilities and problems.

2015 Symposium Speakers

Cheong, Angus(E-Research and Solutions)

Kaigo, Muneo    (University of Tsukuba)

Kobayashi, Tetsuro(National Institute of Informatics)

Kwak, Nojin(University of Michigan, Dept. of Communication Studies)

Lin, Tammy(National Chiao Tung University, Dept. of Communication and Technology)

Pang, Natalie(Nanyang Technological University, WKW School of Communication )

Parycek, Peter(Donau-Universität Krems, Center for E-Governance)

Skoric, Marko (City University of Hong Kong, Dept. of Media and Communication)

Zhou, Baohua(Fudan University, School of Journalism)

This 2015 symposium was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 25330394 and was co-sponsored by the Institute for Comparative Research in Human and Social Sciences of the Univerisity of Tsukuba