2017 Edition

The First Spring School on Media Systems: comparative and transnational perspectives was focused on China and took place at Casa Monteripido, Perugia, Italy, from April 2nd to April 6th, 2017.

The Spring School was organized by the China Media Observatory of the USI Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland), in collaboration with the Department of Political Sciences at Università di Perugia (Italy) and the Department of Communication at University of California San Diego (US).

The School was directed by Gabriele Balbi (USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano), Dan Hallin (University of California, San Diego), Paolo Mancini (Università di Perugia).

In this edition there were lectures by established scholars from Europe, U.S. and China providing an overview on theoretical definitions and aspects of global media systems and, then, in the second part, specifically on the Chinese media systems as compared to other systems.

2017 Spring School Final Schedule 

Some comments from the students