The American Council on Germany will host a discussion and luncheon with Dr. Kristin Shi-Kupfer, Director of the Research Area of Public Policy and Society at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS). This is discussion is part of the 2018 Transatlantic Global Agenda Series.
There will be no charge for this event. Space is extremely limited.
You must register in order to attend.
RSVP (acceptances only) to the American Council on Germany at 212-826-3636 or email@example.com.
Dr. Kristin Shi-Kupfer heads MERICS’ research on politics, society, and the media. She is an expert on media policy, civil society, religious policy, and ideology in China. Dr. Shi-Kupfer previously worked as a Research Associate at the University of Freiburg’s Institute for Sinology. She earned her Ph.D. from Ruhr University Bochum with a thesis on spiritual and religious groups in China after 1978. From 2007 to 2011, she was the China correspondent for the Austrian newsmagazine Profil, the German Protestant Press Agency epd, and Südwest Presse in Beijing. She also worked as a freelance contributor for other media, such as ZEIT Online, tageszeitung (taz), and Deutsche Welle in China. In May 2017, Dr. Shi-Kupfer was appointed a member of the expert committee of the German-Chinese platform on innovation under the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.