How do East and West adapt culture in ways that appeal to different audiences across the world?
Join us on Thursday, 5th December for drinks and canapés at a cool location along the Bund as renowned artist and curator Li-Heng Lee talks on cross-cultural creative exchanges at an international public lecture, followed by a panel discussion featuring creative industry experts from Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University.

Keynote Speaker

Li-Heng Lee

  • More than 15 years of experience in culture exchange through festival and event curation
  • Introduced European street art to China at the Shanghai Expo in 2010
  • Director of East Meets West International Arts Festival in Shanghai in 2015


Dr Igea Troiani, dean of international affairs at XJTLU and architect, academic and filmmaker
Dr Li (Sunny) Pan, consumer mindfulness researcher and lecturer in International Business School Suzhou
Dr Michael D. High, media scholar of masculinity and piracy representations in film and TV in the Department of Media and Communication
Arturo Smith, digital cinematography pioneer and associate professor in the School of Film and TV Arts


Date: Thursday, 5th December 2019

  • 5:45pm – Doors open, networking
  • 6:30pm – Public Lecture
  • 7:30pm – Refreshments
  • 8:30pm – Event concludes
This is a free event, but registration limited.


Ideapod at the Bund1 Yan'an Dong Lu, by Zhongshan Dong Er Lu

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