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LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | The Logic of Social Media Repression in China

Blake Miller, Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science, Methodology Department, London School of Economics
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Off Campus Location
60th Anniversary Alumni Lecture Series

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In this talk Dr. Miller discusses the logic of state-repression on social media in China and present research in progress on how Chinese citizens experience and respond to repression online. Drawing on online experiments and government documents, he identifies several distinct repressive strategies in the online public sphere in China.

Blake Miller is an Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science in the Methodology Department at the London School of Economics. He received his PhD in Political Science and Scientific Computing from the University of Michigan in 2018 where he was also a graduate research affiliate in the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies. Before coming to LSE, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Dartmouth College Program in Quantitative Social Science. For more information, please visit
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: China, Social Sciences
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures

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