Simone Pieranni

founder China Files

Simone Pieranni is the founder (in 2009) of China Files, a press agency in Beijing which provides news on China to the Italian media. He lived in China from 2006 to 2014. Since 2014 he has also been Beijing correspondent for the Italian daily Il Manifesto. He is the author of Brand Tibet (2010), Cina Globale (2017), the novel Genova Macaia (2017), Red Mirror, il nostro futuro si scrive in Cina (2020) and La Cina nuova (2021).

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Events IJF 2022
Events in past editions
#IJF20 / 4 april 2020

The Hong Kong uprising

What are the characteristics of the Hong Kong protest movement? How has it used the media, apps and technology in general to oppose Chinese interference? And in what way did the clashes in Hong Kong a...