Martin Hála (Ph.D.) is a sinologist currently based in Prague. Educated in Prague, Shanghai, Berekley, and at Harvard, he has taught at universities in Prague and Bratislava, and conducted research in China, Taiwan, and the U.S. He has worked for several media-assistance organizations in Europe and Asia, and from 2014-2015 served as the Asia Pacific regional manager at the Open Society Foundations. At present, he is the Director of the new nonprofit AcaMedia.

Last Updated: July 5, 2016



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