Mar. 22, 2021
The Chinese subforum of iConference 2021 has held 3 meetings March 22, 2021 (Beijing time). Three works involving faculty members and students from our school were presented in this subforum.
The first meeting started at 9 am and was moderated by Dr. Jing Li from Sun Yat-sen University. The paper entitled “Analysis and Enlightenment of the Discipline Construction and Development of Archives Science in Foreign Countries—Based on the Survey of 55 Colleges and Universities”, co-authored by Ning Wang and Mengqiu Li, was presented in this meeting. The paper investigated and analyzed the subject setting, degree setting and key development fields of the specialty of archives science in 55 foreign key universities. Based on this, the authors put forward some relevant policy suggestions for the construction and development of archives science.
The second meeting started at 11:30 PM and was moderated by Dr. Lu An from Wuhan University. The paper entitled “A components framework conception for big data governance rules”, co-authored by Jie Huang and Dr. Xiaomi An, was presented in this meeting. This research clarifies the relevant concepts of big data governance rules and proposes the framework of the components of big data governance rules, which aims to provide reference for the research of big data governance rules and guidance for the practice of big data governance.
The paper entitled “Research on the current situation, problems and countermeasures of digital humanities education in China from the perspective of students—Taking the practice of digital humanities education in Renmin University of China as an example”, co-authored by Siyuan He, Chenwen Zhang, Lasen Ga and Junliang Pei, was also presented in this meeting. From the perspective of students and based on the in-depth analysis of the practical cases of digital humanities education in Renmin University of China, this paper describes the current situation of digital humanities education in China, reveals relevant problems, and puts forward corresponding solutions.
The third meeting started at 2:00 PM and was moderated by Dr. Ming Ren from our school. Two papers on digital humanities were presented in this meeting. Dr. Ming Ren made wonderful comments on the lectures of the two students.
If anyone who is interested in these studies, she/he can repeat the videos in the Presentation Library at iConference iChair.
The first branch of the doctoral colloquium was held from 8 pm to 0 am (Beijing time). The conference was hosted by Professor Anne Gililand from UCLA. Professor Xiaomi An and Associate Professor Ming Ren from our school attended the meeting as instructors. Five doctoral students from UCLA, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Delhi, India, reported their work. The topic of these studies involve visualization, collective memory, literature analysis, and personal memory in the digital humanities. The three instructors had an in-depth exchange with the students on the problems in their research.