Narrating cold wars: Day 3

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Graduate Student Panel 1: Cold War; Science & Technology
1. Cold War Redux: Who Ended the Cold War and Squandered the Cold Peace? – Amartya Sharma, George Washington University  
2. Sputnik I and American Popular Thought at the Dawn of the Space Age – Tom Wilkinson, University of Auckland
Chaired by Yujia Cheng, Hong Kong Baptist University

Graduate Student Panel 2: Conflict
1. News as Nationalism: Analysing India-China Border Conflict on India’s Two Leading TV Networks – Anilesh Kumar, Hong Kong Baptist University
2. Differentiated Narratives of Parallel Conflicts: A Comparative Analysis of Western, Indian, and Chinese Media Discourse on Kashmir and Xinjiang – Youran Abby QIN and Abdul Rahoof K.K, Hong Kong Baptist University
3. Network Agenda Setting (NAS) in China-US Trade Conflict News: A Comparative Study across China, the US, Singapore and Ireland – Shujun Liu, Tsinghua University
4. New Cold War in Post-COVID Era: Political Cartoon Expressions between China and the West – Yu Ma, University of Copenhagen
Chaired by Zhi Lizzy Lin, Hong Kong Baptist University

Graduate Student Panel 3: Soft Power, Part 1
1. Sukarno’s Experiment with Liberal Democracy and the Cornell’s Modern Indonesia’s Project – Veronica B. Sison, the University of the Philippines Diliman
2. Cause Analysis of Promotion of Abstract Expressionism: on Foreign Policy of the United States – Shi Jingjing (Claudia), Peking University
Chaired by Ruepert Jiel Dionisio Cao, Hong Kong Baptist University

Graduate Student Panel 4: Soft Power, Part 2
1. Digitizing Nostalgia: Translated Soviet in the Kerala Public Sphere – Eesha Jila Ikbal, The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad
2. Imagined Enemy or ‘the Hope of Village’: Postcolonial Discourse in Media Representation of Wu Lei in China and Spain – Shenglan Qing and Zesheng Yang, Autonomous University of Barcelona
3. Visions of Spatial-Temporality After the Grand-Narrative: Nostalgia and Screen-dance in Youth (2017) and The Shape of Water (2017) – Kaixuan Yao, Utrecht University
Chaired by Mistura Adebusola Salaudeen, Hong Kong Baptist University

Graduate Student Panel 5: National and Regional Identities
1. Ethno-National Narratives Related to Cold War in Central Asian Cinema – Yan Zhou, Beijing Normal University
2. Empire Flashbacks in Cold War Turkey – Güldeniz Kıbrıs, Leiden University
3. Lubumbashi as a Cold War Capital: Reconsidering Postcolonial Congolese Art through the Lens of Cold War Geopolitics – Ash Duhrkoop, University of Virginia
4. Raise of Southeast Asia Art as Canon: Birth of the Region, Regionalism from Cold War and Exhibition Discourse – Lin Chi-ho Jeffery, SOAS
5. Aesthetic Tensions in Images of the Cold War—Water Mediation & Gameplay in Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba’s Memorial Project Series (2001-2014) –Toby Wu, University of Chicago
Chaired by Winnie Wu, Hong Kong Baptist University

Graduate Student Panel 6: Home, Displacement
1. Where is My Homeland? Hong Kong Tenement Films during the Cold War Era – Linda Huixian OU, Hong Kong Baptist University
2. The Transnational Advocacy Network Under The Cold War: A Case Study Of The Chinese In Northern Thailand Transmitting Their Political Identity Information – Sha Qiu, Hunan Institute of Science And Technology; Lee Yu Hong, Nanjing University
3. Russian Speakers from Latvia: Identities Caught between Soviet Past and Present in Sweden – Mara Simons, Latvian Academy of Culture
Chaired by Shiqi Eureka Wang, Hong Kong Baptist University

Graduate Student Panel 7: Video Games
1. Cold War Once More: (Re)Constructing Cold War in the Board Game Twilight Struggle – Tianxiao Peng, University of Southampton; Sam Li Mengqi, Birmingham City University
2. The Cold War Cognition and Gratification in Chinese War Games: The Chinese Version of Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 – Zhu Zixuan, Hong Kong Baptist University
Chaired by Minos-Athanasios Karyotakis, Hong Kong Baptist University

Closing remarks