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The programmes under the Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities (RIDCH) include overseas field work projects. Field work projects will be organized under the Digital Humanities Research Centre and the Digital Culture Research Centre respectively to explore the latest trends of digital culture and humanities in Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo, the creative hubs of digital media and creative industries.
The aims of the field work include:
Field Work Trip 2017
We are now calling for proposals for field work trips to be conducted in 2017. For more details, please refer to the link below:
Please submit the proposal abstract of 250-300 words to email@example.com by 23 December 2016 (Friday) for review. The review process will begin right after your submission, and you will be notified within three weeks after your submission or latest by 5 January 2017 (Thursday) whether or not your submission has been accepted. A detailed proposal will be required upon acceptance of the abstract.
Field Work Trip 2016
Digital Impacts on Animation, Film, Theatre, and Education –
Experience and Experiment from Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta
Prof. Kwok-kan TAM, Dr. Sunny S. K. LAM, Dr. Anna W. B. TSO, Ms. Venus Y. M. LAI, Mr. Nelson H. M. TAM, Mr. Vincent S. F. MAK
15 – 19 May 2016
Led by Prof. K. K. Tam, the RIDCH field work trip took place in Shanghai and Hangzhou on 15-19 May 2016 as the second part of the field work series. Researchers who joined the field trip (as listed above) are from diverse disciplines in digital culture and humanities. The field study aimed at understanding the development of digital culture in the Chinese context and its interaction with various art forms, and the trip provided fruitful insights and information on the sustainable development and application of digital media technology in animation, film, theatre, as well as humanities education within the dynamics of Chinese arts and cultural industries in Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta.
Renowned museums and institutes in the field were visited, and interviews with representatives of these organisations were conducted.
Museums and institutes were visited included:
Cultural exchanges were arranged with the following representatives of the museums and art centers:
Information and knowledge gained from this study is useful not only in the sense of investigating case studies for museum studies, film art studies, and children’s literature & digital discourse analysis, but also in providing useful information to the practitioners of visual arts, applied linguistics and film art industry on the possibility of developing new productions in China and the challenges derived.
Field Work Trip 2015
Digitalization and Museums – Impression and Experience from Tokyo
Ms Janet Lau and Mr Walter Wong
23 - 27 August 2015
The theme of Field Work Trip 2015, the first of the series, is ‘Digitalization and Museums – Impression and Experience from Tokyo’. In order to examine the museums’ digitized exhibiting contents and observe their data curation, Ms Janet Lau and Mr Walter Wong visit museums in Tokyo that are identified for their innovativeness in digitalization.
The field work trip aims to discover how the museums deal with changes and challenges from emerging technologies, visitors, and expectations from artists and curators. Information and knowledge gained from this study is useful not only in the sense of investigating case studies for museum study, but also in providing useful information on data curation and knowledge management to museum directors, artistic staff, curators and other practitioners in the creative industry on how to cope with the rapidly changing environment and expectations.
During the field work trip, the following museums are visited:
And interviews are conducted with the following representatives of the museums and art centers:
Field Work Committee 2016-17
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Modified Date: Nov 11, 2016