In classical Chinese, "Tu (圖)" can mean either images, illustrations, or drawings. This working group intends to look at visual representations in Chinese local gazetteers and find better ways to work with these visual materials, given that one can search and tag texts but not illustrations.
News & Press
Lin, N.-y., Chen, S.-P., Che, Q., Yeh, C., & Wang, S. (2019). 數位人文中的空間認識論-以中國方志與陸測圖為例 (Spatial epistemologies in Digital Humanities: using local gazetteers and land survey maps of China as an example). In DADH 2019. 10th International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities (pp. 83-100). Taipei: National Taiwan Normal University.Read More
Lin, N.-y., Chen, S.-P., Wang, S., & Yeh, C. (2020). Displaying spatial epistemologies on Web GIS: using visual materials from the Chinese Local Gazetteers as an example. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing,14(1-2), 81-97. doi:10.3366/ijhac.2020.0246.Read More
Individual Research Projects
Entire Working Group
- "Visual Materials in Chinese Local Gazetteers" panel session, International Convention of Asia Scholars, July 18, 2019.
- "Visual Representations of Urban Space in Ming Local Gazetteers," Association for Asian Studies annual conference, March 22, 2019.