People

Nung-yao LIN

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (Dec 2020-Jan 2021)

Dr.

Nung-yao Lin received his PhD in Computer Science from the National Taiwan University. His doctoral research focuses on methods how to extract and analyze geographic information from textual sources. In addition, he is involved with research projects on Taiwanese land deeds and cadasters during the Qing Dynasty and the Japanese occupation.

At the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, he will collaborate with Digital Humanities scholars in order to construct a geographic information system based on Local Gazetteers and Chinese maps produced in the 1930s.

 

Projects

Translation Terroirs: East Asia between Autochthonous and European Cartographic Languages

MORE

The WebGIS Platform of Historical Maps of China

MORE

Events

Workshop

Visualizing Geographies of Late Qing and Republican China: A CHMap Workshop

MORE
Digital Humanities Workshop

How to Create Maps with Palladio

MORE