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Mareike Ohlberg

Mareike Ohlberg focuses on China’s subnational politics, official media policy as well as developments in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Ohlberg holds a PhD in Chinese Studies from the University of Heidelberg and an MA from Columbia University. In her thesis, she analyzed changes in China’s global propaganda outreach since 1978. Prior to joining MERICS, Ohlberg spent a year as an An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University and another year as a postdoctoral researcher at the Cheng Shewo Institute for Chinese Journalism at Shih Hsin University in Taipei.

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in: American Chamber Shanghai - Insight Magazine, January / February 2019, p. 23-25.

in Lion König and Bidisha Chaudhuri, eds., Politics of the Other in India and China: Western Concepts in Non-Western Contexts. Routledge, 2016.

in Mediale Kontrolle unter Beobachtung [Media control monitor], vol. 4.1, 2015.

in Antje Fluechter and Jivanta Schoettli, eds., The Dynamics of Transculturality, pp. 157-183. Springer, 2014.