People

Shih-Pei Chen

Senior Research Scholar (Since 2014)

PhD

Shih-Pei Chen is a digital humanities specialist with a focus on digital historical research and Digital Sinology. She is a computer scientist by training and has been working with historians to develop digital research applications and methodologies for more than fifteen years. She is currently Senior Research Scholar and IT Researcher at the Institute, and is leading projects that range from research-oriented digital tool development (Local Gazetteers Research Tools; LoGaRT), geospatial and visual analysis (CHMap), to technical research infrastructure development (RISE & SHINE) and new forms of publishing historical datasets (Digital Concordances). She also serves on various editorial, advisory, and reviewing boards for journals, conferences, research projects, and funding agencies in the field of Digital Humanities.

 

 

Projekte

Everyday Knowledge and Its Sources in the Sinosphere, 14th to 20th Centuries

MEHR

Fenye in Local Gazetteers

MEHR

Source-Based Initiatives

MEHR

“Tu (圖)” in Local Gazetteers

MEHR

Local Gazetteers

MEHR

LoGaRT: Local Gazetteers Research Tools

MEHR

Mapping Drugs across Epistemic and Geographic Domains in Early Medieval China

MEHR

Mapping Drugs in Early Medieval China

MEHR

Rare Local Gazetteers Collection

MEHR

RISE and SHINE: Research Infrastructure for the Study of Eurasia

MEHR

Technical Methods, Collaborators and Process

MEHR

The WebGIS Platform of Historical Maps of China

MEHR

Selected Publications

Lycas, Alexis, Masato Hasegawa, and Chen Shih-Pei 陳詩沛, eds. (2022). The Production of Geographical Knowledge in Medieval China. Special issue, East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine 54 (2). Leiden: Brill. https://brill.com/view/journals/east…

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Lycas, Alexis, Masato Hasegawa, and Chen Shih-Pei 陳詩沛 (2022). “The Production of Geographical Knowledge in Medieval China.” East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine 54 (2): 161–165. https://doi.org/10.1163/26669323-20220016.

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Chen, Shih-Pei, Calvin Yeh, Sean Wang, and Qun Che (2022). “Treating a Genre as a Database: A Digital Research Methodology for Studying Chinese Local Gazetteers.” International Journal of Digital Humanities, October 6, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007…

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Chen, Shih-Pei, Calvin Yeh, Sean Wang, and Qun Che, eds. (2022). Treating a Genre as a Database: A Digital Research Methodology for Studying Chinese Local Gazetteers. Special issue, International Journal of Digital Humanities. Springer. https://doi…

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Media

Presentations, Talks, & Teaching Activities

The 6th International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities 2015, Taipei, Taiwan

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Conference "Scales of Knowledge: Zooming in and out," Heidelberg, Germany

Digital Humanities Conference 2015, University of Western Sydney, Australia

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"Historical Method and Computerized Data Collection and Analysis"

Workshop, Chinese Local Gazetteers (地方志), MPIWG, Berlin, Germany

Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference (AAS 2015), Chicago, USA

Crossover & Transformation: The 5th International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities 2014, Taipei, Taiwan

Annual Meeting for the History of Science Society, (HSS), Chicago, USA

International Workshop on Digital Sinology and Taiwan Studies, Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Conference on Quantitative Approaches in the Humanities, Hanover, Germany

Digital Humanities Conference 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland