The discussions on March 5 will center on the following questions, built to stimulate dialogue on the the Opium War film and related issues pertaining to China's interaction, both present and future, with the Internet. (Use your browser's "Back" button to return.)

Our online discussion board (or "wwwboard") offers a virtual forum as a supplement to the forthcoming real-life dialogue. Please consider the following questions and the issues they raise, both before and during the conference. If you wish, use the wwwboard to discuss possible answers. (Those questions below which have already been posted to the wwwboard are links: simply click on the question to go to the wwwboard, find the question, and add your response!)

Implications of the Opium War

Connecting the Chinese and American Societies Digitally - China and the Internet