Workshop and Forum | China’s Publishing Soft Power


On Friday, August 14, 2015, the Brown University Library will host a workshop and forum about China’s Publishing Soft Power in the Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab at the Rockefeller Library.

The workshop and forum will feature chapter authors from both the U.S. and China of the projected book Embracing China’s Publishing Soft Power: Trends, Resources, and Access.

The keynote speakers will be Sonia Feigenbaum, Associate Provost for Global Engagement at Brown University, Ned Quist, Associate Librarian for Research and Outreach at the Brown University Library, and Zhiqiang Zhang 张志强, Deputy Director of Academy of Publishing Studies, Professor in the Department of Publishing Science in the School of Library and Information Management at Nanjing University.

The forum will be chaired by Li Wang, Curator of the East Asian Collection at the Brown University Library, and moderated by William Monroe, Senior Scholarly Resources Librarian at the Brown University Library, Hong Ji 纪红, President, Reach Insights Consulting, LLC, and Zhuge Weidong诸葛蔚东, Professor in the Department of Journalism & Communication at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

In addition to the workshop and forum, speakers and invited guests will be given a tour of campus and the Brown University Libraries on Thursday, August 13.

This event is co-sponsored by the China Initiative, Watson Institute for International Studies, the Office of Global Engagement, Brown University, and the Brown University Library.

For more information and inquiries about attendance, please contact Dr. Li Wang at [email protected]

Date: Friday, August 14, 2015
Times: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab, Rockefeller Library, 10 Prospect Street, Providence