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China's external communication. Geopolitics of global communication. Media and communication in the BRICS countries, Internationalizing Media and Communication Studies

1994 …2021

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Daya Thussu is Professor of International Communication at School of Communication. In 2018-2019, he was a visiting Distinguished Professor and Inaugural Disney Chair in Global Media at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, Beijing. Prior to that, for many years he was Professor of International Communication at the University of Westminster in London, where he was also founder and co-director of India Media Centre as well as Research Advisor to the China Media Centre. He is the author or editor of 20 books, most notably International Communication: Continuity and Change, third edition published in 2018 by Bloomsbury Academic, in New York. A Chinese translation of this book was published in 2022 by Fudan University Press. Since 2005, Professor Thussu has been the Managing Editor of the Sage journal Global Media and Communication. He is also series editor for two book series for Routledge: Internationalizing Media Studies and Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies.  

Research Interests

Global communication; China's external communication strategies; soft power and public diplomacy; media and mediated culture in India; media and communication in the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

International Journalism, PhD, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Award Date: 15 Aug 1992

Keywords

  • JZ International relations

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