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Sean Wang

Research Scholar, IT Project Manager (May 2017-Dec 2020)

Sean Wang is a Project Manager in Department III, where he coordinates a digital infrastructure project that aims at integrating large quantities of digitized historical materials in East Asian languages. This project is an international collaboration between public research institutions in Europe, Asia, and the US, and involves historians, librarians, and IT technicians. Sean is also a PhC in Geography and Women’s & Gender Studies at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University (US), having received an MA in Geography from the same institution in 2013.

Projects

Local Gazetteers

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Rare Local Gazetteers at Harvard-Yenching Library: An Open Access Collection

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RISE and SHINE: Research Infrastructure for the Study of Eurasia

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Selected Publications

Lin, N.-y., Chen, S.-P., Wang, S., & Yeh, C. (2019). Displaying spatial epistemologies on Web GIS: using visual materials from the Chinese Local Gazetteers as an example. SocArXiv Papers. doi:10.31235/osf.io/sfz9t.

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Wang, S. (2017). Review of: Salter, Mark B. (Ed.): Making Things International 2: Catalysts and Reactions. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press 2016. The Canadian geographer = le géographe canadien, 61(3), e52-e53. doi:10.1111/cag.12381.

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Wang, S. (2018). Intra-Asian infrastructures of Chinese birth tourism: agencies’ operations in China and Taiwan. In Y. W. Chan, & S. Y. Koh (Eds.), New Chinese migrations: mobility, home, and inspirations (pp. 112-127). London: Routledge.

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Wang, S. (2019). Recent books on gender in China. Review Essay of: Gaetano, Arianne M.: Out to work: migration, gender, and the changing lives of rural women in contemporary China. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press 2015 and Zheng, Tiantian:…

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Events

Digital Humanities Workshop

From Local Gazetteers Project to Asia Network: Working with Licensed Materials in Digital Humanities

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Workshop

Tu (圖) in Local Gazetteers

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News & Press

New extension in Recogito/DocuSky allows for direct import of multilingual texts in RISE infrastructure

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Applications open for IT Architect position on the RISE project, deadline Sept. 1, 2019

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Research Infrastructure for the Study of Eurasia (RISE) now online

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