Mobile Studies Congress 2020
Go Mobile, Stay Healthy

13-15 November 2020

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

 

Zoom Meeting ID: 871 378 1988

Password: msc2020

 

18 Panels, 6 Keynote Sessions, 4 Workshops, and 2 Competitions

 

Day 1                          Morning Session       Friday 13 November 2020

 

09:00 – 9:30               Opening Plenary

Trent 209                    Chair: Dr Amira Halperin

Deputy Director of Institute for Mobile Studies (IMS)

School of International Communications, UNNC

 

                                    Welcome Speech

                                    Prof May Tan-Mullins

Vice Provost (Teaching and Learning)
Director of Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies (IAPS)
University of Nottingham Ningbo China

 

Mobile Studies Congress: Introducing Theme Series (2020-2025)

Dr Xiaoge Xu. Chair of Mobile Studies Congress

Director of Institute for Mobile Studies
School of International Communications, UNNC

 

09:30 – 10:30             Keynote Session #1 (Virtual) 第一场主题演讲(线上)

Keynotes #1                Chair: Dr Xiaoge Xu, Director of Institute for Mobile Studies

Trent 209                    School of International Communication, UNNC

                                   

疫情之下的移动媒体使用与社会信任鸿沟

Mobile Media Use and Social Trust Gap During the Pandemic

韦路教授,浙江大学传媒与国际文化学院院长

Prof. Lu Wei, Dean of CMIC, Zhejiang University

移动时代的新闻传播:挑战和机遇

News Communication in the Mobile Age:

Challenges and Opportunities

                  谢金文教授,上海交通大学

                                    Prof. Jinwen Xie, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

                                    走向移动,健康传播——基于消费者行为的视角(2015-2020)

                                    Go Mobile, Health Communication:

                                    A Consumer Behaviour Perspective (2015-2020)

                  刘德寰教授,北京大学

                                    Prof. Dehuan Liu, Peking University

 

10:30 – 10:40             Coffee/Tea Break

 

10:40 – 11:40             Creative Practice Research & Mobile Storytelling (Virtual)

Panel # 1                      Chair: Dr Paul Martin, Associate Professor

Trent 209                    School of International Communications, UNNC

 

Trash to Treasure: An African Smartphone Documentary

Preserving the Krobo Community in Ghana

Felix Gyebi Amofa, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

The Differences in Construction of 2D and 3D Space Between

Vertical Video and Traditional Widescreen

Milan Maric – Markuza, Massey University, New Zealand

Ice City: Harbin

Shuai Li, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Imaginative Mobile Storytelling & Mobile Cinematic VR

Dr Max Schleser, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

 

Day 1                          Afternoon Session                 Friday 13 November 2020

 

13: 00 – 14:00            Documenting COVID-19: The Mobile Way

Panel #2                      Chair: Dr Xiaoling Zhang, Chair Professor

Trent 209                    School of International Communications, UNNC

 

                                    Multiframing the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Douyin 

                                    Qumo Ren, PhD candidate, School of International Communications

                                    Mobile Journalism: Crowdsourcing COVID19

                                    Dr Shixin Zhang, School of International Communications, UNNC

 

14:00 – 15:00             Keynote Session #2 (Virtual) 第二场主题演讲(线上)

Keynotes #2                Chair: Dr Xiaoge Xu, Director of Institute for Mobile Studies

Trent 209                    School of International Communications, UNNC

 

智媒时代的移动性治理

Governance of Mobility in the Age of Smart Media

                                    谢静教授,复旦大学

                                    Prof. Jing Xie, Fudan University

移动时代的网络传播:挑战和机遇

Internet Communication in the Mobile Age:

Challenges and Opportunities

                  方兴东教授,浙江传媒学院

                                    Prof. Xingdong Fang, Communication University of Zhejiang

COVID-19 Pandemic in the Context of Chinese and Russian 

Urban Online Communication

Dr Olga Leontovich

Professor and Chair, Department of Intercultural Communication and

Translation, Volgograd State Socio-Pedagogical University (Russia)

Professor, Tianjin Foreign Studies University (China)

Dr Nadezhda Kotelnikova

Associate Professor, Department of Intercultural Communication and  

Translation, Director of Confucius Institute, Volgograd State

Socio-Pedagogical University (Russia)

 

15:00 – 15:10             Coffee/Tea Break

 

15:10 – 16:10             Mobile Workspaces, Marketing and Translation    

Panel #3                      Chair: Dr Nancy Liu, Associate Professor

Trent 209                    FHSS PGR Director, UNNC

 

Mobile Marketing: Entering an Innovative Timeline

                                    Dr Yi Wang, Faculty of Business, UNNC

Dr Yangyang Jiang, Faculty of Business, UNNC

Mobile Translation in English Learning: An Effective Tool?

                                    Tingting Zhao, PhD student, School of Education and English, UNNC

Construction Mobile Workspaces in Post COVID-19

                                    Dr Georgios Kapogiannis, Faculty of Science and Engineering, UNNC

 

16:10 – 17:10             Mobile Health Communication: A Global Comparison (I) (Virtual)

Panel #4                      Chair: Dr Shixin Zhang, Associate Professor, IC PGR director, UNNC

Trent 209

Who Are Waging a War Towards Whom?

A Framing Analysis of New York Times Coverage of COVID-19

Dr Zhan Li and Yuying Yang

School of Journalism and communication, Xiamen University

Typology and Governance of Information Disorder in the

Platform Society: A Case Study on Mobile Communication of

Problem Information about COVID-19 in China

Dr Yusi Liu and Lu Zhu  

School of Media and International Culture, Zhejiang University

Public Health Communication and City Image: The Case of

Wuhan During the COVID-19 Pandemic             

Zizhen Wang, Research Assistant, Institute for Mobile Studies, UNNC

Dr Stephen Andriano-Moore, IMS Research Fellow

School of International Communications, UNNC

 

17:10 – 18:10             Mobile and Diaspora, Migrants, and Immigrants (Virtual)

Panel #5                      Chair: Dr. Amira Halperin, Assistant Professor

Trent 209                    Deputy IMS Director, School of International Communications

 

                                     Mobile technology, Smugglers, and Irregular Migration

                                     Ruta Nimkar, Co-Founder at Meraki Labs, Canada

       

Keynote #3                 Mobile Communication in the Arab World Pre and Post

                                     Covid-19: Potentials, Limitations and Future Prospects

                                     Dr Sahar Khamis, Associate Professor of Communication at

                                     the University of Maryland, US

 

Day 1                          Evening Session        Friday 13 November 2020

 

19:10 – 20:10             Keynote Session #4 (Virtual) 第四场主题演讲(线上)

Keynotes #4                Chair: Hao Liu, Director of Communication and Planning Program

Trent 209                     Zhejiang Business Technology Institute

 

                  移动时代的微记录片:挑战和机遇

                                    Mobile Documentary: Challenges and Opportunities

                  赵谦助理研究员,北京电影学院 中国电影文化研究院             

Dr Qian Zhao

Institute of Chinese Film Studies, Beijing Film Academy

战“疫”之后,“胜利”如何展示?

--以央视大型纪录片《同心“战疫”》为例

Documenting Victory Stories in the COVID-19 Battle:

The Case of CCTV Documentary “Winning the Battle”

王杰,湖南广播电视台快乐先锋频道编导

Jie Wang, Director of Happy Pioneer Channel of Hunan Radio & TV

 

20:10 – 20:20             Coffee/Tea Break

 

20:20 – 21:20             Mobile Documentary Competition 2020

Trent 209                    Containing COVID-19: Mobile Documentaries

                                   

                                    Announcement of Winners and Awards

Announcement of Mobile Documentary Competition 2021

Mobile-Documentary-Related Game Competition and Awards

 

Day 2                          Morning Session       Saturday 14 November 2020

 

9:00 – 10:00               Keynote Session #5 (Virtual)

Keynotes #5                Chair: Dr Xiaoge Xu, Director of Institute for Mobile Studies

Trent 209                    School of International Communications, UNNC

 

                                    Mobile and Healthcare in the Age of COVID-19

                                    Ms. Florie Brizel (CEO, Brizel Media, USA)

(21:00, Friday, 13 November)

                                    Mobile Communication in the 5G Era: What to Expect?

                                    Prof. Ran Wei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

10:00 – 10:10             Coffee/Tea Break

 

10:10 – 11:10             Fake News and Infodemic: Another Battle

Panel #6                      Chair: Dr Zhan Li, Associate Professor

Trent 209                    Chair of Communication Department, Xiamen University

 

Dissemination of Fake News in Online Social Media

Dr Boying Li, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Stealth Battlefield: Sniping at Infodemic of Social Media in China

                                    Tieniu Wang, PhD student, School of International Communications

                                    Fighting the Fake News During the Pandemic

                                    Xiaoxiao Zhang and Zhiying Zhang, PhD candidates

School of International Communications, UNNC                            

 

11:10 – 12:10             Combating the Pandemic: The Mobile & Smart Way (Virtual)

Panel #7                      Chair: Dr Stephen Andriano-Moore, IMS Research Fellow

Trent 209                    School of International Communication, UNNC  

 

Transnational Care: Supporting Elderly Parents with Mobile

Phones in the COVID-19 Crisis

Dr Naziat Choudhury, Associate Professor

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

(9:10 am, two hours behind)

Fighting COVID-19: The Case of Hangzhou City Brain

Tiantian Xu, General Committee Office in Jiubao Town, Hangzhou

 

Day 2                          Afternoon Session     Saturday 14 November 2020

 

13:00 – 14:00             Mobile News, Advertising and PR (Virtual)

Panel #8         移动新闻、广告和公关(线上)

Trent 209                    主持人:任趣墨,宁波诺丁汉大学国际传播系博士生

                                    Chair: Qumo Ren, PhD candidate, School of IC, UNNC

 

新加坡华文新媒体的疫情报道与“异乡华人”的情绪投射

—基于微信公众号“新加坡眼”新冠肺炎报道及评论的研究

News Coverage of COVID-19 by Chinese New Media in Singapore:

The Case of Singapore Eye (WeChat Official Account)

罗奕,广西艺术学院影视与传媒学院教授

施雨欣,广西艺术学院影视与传媒学院

Prof. Yi Luo and Yuxin Shi

School of Films and Media, Guangxi Arts Academy

横扫世界的短视频直播平台广告

Short Video Live Broadcast: A Popular Platform for Advertising

郑子昂,快手APP战略投资部高级投资经理

Ziang Zheng, Senior Strategic Investment Associate

               移动与公关传播

                                    Mobile and Public Relations

王艺冰,Brand & Communication Head of Kappa China

 

14:00 – 15:00             Mobile Health, Reviews and Translation

Panel #9                      Chair: Dr. Amira Halperin, Assistant Professor

Trent 209                    Deputy IMS Director, School of International Communications

 

Are Mobile Reviews Trustworthy and Useful?

Dr Sathyaprakash Balaji Makam (M S Balaji)

Faculty of Business, UNNC

Translating COVID-19:

Comparing Machine and Human Translation

Yue Guo, PhD student, School of Education and English, UNNC

Mobile Health and the Improvement of Doctor to Patient Ratio

in Developing Countries.

Eyerusalem S. Bekele, School of Economics, UNNC

 

15:00 – 15:20             Coffee/Tea Break

 

15:20 – 16:20             Mobile Communication and mGender (Virtual)

Panel #10                    Chair: Dr Xin Pei, School of International Communications, UNNC

Trent 209

The Relationship between Chinese Women's Rights of Discourse

and We Media from the Perspective of Sina Weibo

Aizi Chang, Monash University, Australia

Towards traditional or atypical parenting? Mediated

communication in Chinese transnational families

Hong Chen, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Agency Within Contextual Constraints: Mobile Phone Use Among

Female Live-Out Domestic Workers in Delhi

Pranav Malhotra, University of Washington, US

The Invisible Sexuality: An Examination of the Bisexual Identity

Online  

Munifa Shaza, Rachael Lim, Caris Chua, Carrine Low & Lee Jia Cai Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

16:20 – 17:20             Mobile Health Communication: A Global Comparison (II)

(Virtual)

Panel #11                    Chair: Dr Lei Hao, School of International Communications, UNNC

Trent 209

Mind the Queue! Experiences of COVID-19 around the world in

the first phase of the pandemic

Francesco Petricone, Professor of Sociology

Faculty of Social Communication, University of the Holy Cross, Italy

How Women Refugees Are Overcoming Information Precarity

and Housing Precarity During the Covid-19 Pandemic in

Hamburg, Germany

Miriam Berg, Assistant Professor in Residence Journalism and

Strategic Communication Program,University of Northwestern Qatar

 

Day 2                          Evening Session        Saturday 14 November 2020

 

18:30 – 19:30             Keynote Session #6 (Virtual)

Keynotes #6                Chair: Dr Corey Schultz, IC Director of Research, UNNC

Trent 209                   

                                    Mobile Studies: Past, Present and Future

Dr Max Schleser, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

(21:30 pm, Saturday)

                                    Movie MoJo:

Making short movies with a smartphone during lockdown

                                    Dr Stephen Quinn, MOJO Media Insights, UK

                                    (10: 30 am, 8 hours behind)

 

19:30 – 19:40             Coffee/Tea Break

 

19:40 – 20:40             Mobile Research Paper Competition 2020

Trent 209                   Chair: Dr Corey Schultz, IC Director of Research, UNNC

 

Mobile Research Paper Competition: Winners and Awards 

Announcement of Mobile Research Paper Competition 2021

Mobile-Related Game Competition and Awards      

 

Day 3                          Morning Session       Sunday 15 November 2020

 

9:00 – 10:00               COVID-19 and Mobile Health Communication (Virtual)

Panel #12                    新冠疫情和移动健康传播(线上)

Trent 209                    主持人:李展,厦门大学新闻传播学院副教授

Chair: Dr Zhan Li, Associate Professor, Xiamen University 

 

移动传播时代的叙事转型

—以我国央级新媒体的新冠疫情传播为例

Storytelling Transformation in the Mobile Age:

The Case of National New Media COVID-19 Communication

史冬冬,厦门大学新闻传播学院副教授

Dr Dongdong Shi, Associate Professor, Xiamen University

感知风险与感知价值:基于移动客户端用户媒介素养的调查

Perceived Risk and Perceived Value:

A Survey of Media Literacy of Mobile Users

苏俊斌,厦门大学新闻传播学院副教授

Dr Junbin Su, Associate Professor, Xiamen University

健康传播视角下广东省新冠疫情报道考察

—以《南方日报》微信公众号相关报道为例

News Coverage of COVID-19 in Guangdong:

The Case of WeChat Official Account of Southern Daily

龚丽,广东财经大学华商学院讲师

Li Gong, Lecturer, Guangdong University of Finance and Economics

 

10:00 – 10:10             Coffee/Tea Break

 

10:10 – 11:10             Beyond the Pandemic: Opportunities Ahead (II) (Virtual)

Panel #13                    后疫情时代移动传播(线上)

Trent 209          主持人:任趣墨,宁波诺丁汉大学国际传播系博士生

                                    Chair: Qumo Ren, PhD candidate, School of IC, UNNC

 

后疫情时代的移动传播营销--以抖音自媒体栏目《西西李》为例

Post-COVID-19 Mobile Marketing: The Case of “Xixili”

李元,贵州电视台影视制片人/导演

Yuan Li, Producer and film and TV Director

Guizhou Broadcast and TV Station

广播电台与移动短视频的机遇、融合与探索

--当治愈的声音“走”入你的眼帘

Opportunities, Convergence and Exploration in Radio and Mobile

Short Video: The Case of Healing Audio

宁娜娜,贵阳交通广播1027主持人

Nana Ning, Host of Guiyang Traffic Radio 1027

城市涉外传播中的故事策略——

以宁波双语电视栏目《Ningbo Focus》为例

Strategies in City Storytelling: The Case of Ningbo Focus

                                    刘昊,浙江工商职业技术学院传播与策划专业主任

                                    Hao Liu, Director of Communication and Planning Program

                                    Zhejiang Business Technology Institute

 

11:10 – 12:10             Health Communication and Audio Storytelling (II)(Virtual)

Panel #14                    健康传播和声音叙事(II)(线上)

Trent 209                    Chair: Tieniu Wang, PhD student, School of IC, UNNC

                                    主持人:王铁牛,宁波诺丁汉大学国际传播系博士生

 

浅析新冠疫情中声音叙事的功能与应用

Audio Storytelling During the Pandemic:

Functions and Applications

郭书畅,暨南大学新闻与传播学院口语传播系

Shuchang Guo, Department of Oral Communication, Jinan University

疫情期间广播节目中声音叙事的研究——以中国之声为例

Audio Storytelling in Radio Programs During the Pandemic:

A Case Study of Voice of China

林俊宏,浙江传媒学院播音主持艺术学院

Junhong Lin, School of Broadcasting and Hosting Arts

Communication University of Zhejiang

 

Day 3                          Afternoon Session     Sunday 15 November 2020

 

13: 00 – 14:00            Mobile Communications and Healthcare Technologies

Panel #15                    Chair: Dr Shixin Zhang, Associate Professor

Trent 209                    School of International Communications, UNNC

 

Exploring and evaluating the design of soft home monitoring

objects and its mobile health services

Changyuan Xie, Yanbing Wang, Yanzhe Wang, Zhen Wu and

Dr Martijn ten Bhömer, Assistant Professor

Faculty of Science and Engineering

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Frontline Workers and Mobile Video Calling During COVID-19

Sharma S. AJK MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

Nagpal S. Deputy Controller, Media Centre, Ministry of Culture

(11:00 am, two hours and a half behind)

How culture context effects netizens’ technophobia towards mHealth in

China

                                    Zhibin Chen, School of International Communications, UNNC

 

14:00 – 15:00             Health Communication and Audio Storytelling (I) (Virtual)

Panel #16                    Chair: Dr Stephen Andriano-Moore, IMS Research Fellow

Trent 209                    School of International Communications, UNNC    

 

Audio Storytelling and Loneliness in COVID-19

Ruifan Zhao, Communication University of Zhejiang

The Importance of Podcast Audio Producers to Improve Their

Voice Narrative Level in COVID-19

Yunfan Chang, Heilongjiang University

 

15:00 – 15:10             Coffee/Tea Break

 

15:10 – 16:10             Mobile Communications and College Students

Panel #17                    Chair: Dr Xin Pei, School of International Communications, UNNC

Trent 209

                                    College Students’ WeChat Usage Behaviour and Privacy Paradox

                                    Tianqi Wu, School of International Communications, UNNC 

Comparing Douyin Use Between Young and Middle-aged Users

                                    Lumin Hua, School of International Communications, UNNC 

                                    Comparing Sexting Among Chinese College Students

                                    Junxiang Bao, School of International Communications, UNNC 

 

16:10 – 17:10             Mobile Health Communication: A Global Comparison (III) (V)

Panel #18                    Chair: Dr Lei Hao, School of International Communications, UNNC

Trent 209                   

Studying the Reactions of Iranian Celebrities and Their Fans to

COVID-19 on Instagram

Mahmoud Farhadimahali

Assistant Professor of Sociology at Allame Amini University, Iran

Invisible Inequality in the Public: Drones Deployed to

Tackle COVID19 in Public Space, 

Sun Xiang, Editor in China News Agency 

A Study of Chinese Netizen Social Media Trust Factors:

Take COVID-19 as Example

Xihui Wang, University of Westminster, UK

 

Workshops

Day 3                          15 November 2020

Venue                         Lord Dearing Building C Floor

 

Workshop #1              How to conduct digital ethnography on mobile 

9:00 – 11:00               (with a 15-minute coffee/tea break)

C07                             Trainer: Dr Xin Pei                

 

Workshop #2              How to enhance brand storytelling

14:00 – 16:00             (with a 15-minute coffee/tea break)

C07                             Trainer: Dr Yi Wang

 

Workshop #3              How to enhance microfilm screenwriting

9: 00 – 11:00             (with a 15-minute coffee/tea break)

C08                             Trainer: Dr Stephen Andriano-Moore           

 

Workshop #4              How to enhance short video storytelling?

14:00 – 16:00             (with a 15-minute coffee/tea break)

C08                             Trainer: Mr Qumo Ren

                       

 

17:10 – 17:20             Closing Plenary

Venue                         Trent 209

 

                                    Closing Speech

 

                                    Certificates for Presenters/Keynote Speakers/Chairs/Volunteers

                                    Certificates for 4 workshops participants

 

                                    Certificates for Winners of Mobile Documentary Competition 2020

                                    Certificates for Winners of Mobile Research Paper Competition 2020

 

                                    Dr Xiaoge Xu, Chair of Mobile Studies Congress

                                    Director of Institute for Mobile Studies

                                    School of International Communications

                                    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences