Behind the Scenes at the World Expo: Schmoozing with the Stars and Scraping Up Poo

by on Friday, 28 January 2011 Comments

Maximilian Kalkhof talks about his experiences as the presenter of the German Pavilion at the World Expo in Summer 2010. He discusses the pros and cons of the recent government campaign to "improve" Shanghainese manners, as well as the problems faced by countries in representing their own modernity on the world stage.

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Interview and Video editing by Conor Stuart

Conor Stuart (蕭辰宇)

Born in Belfast. Just finished his Master from the Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature at National Taiwan University (NTU). Currently lives and works in Taipei. 

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