The Social Circles of Chinese Historical Figures 古人朋友圈

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The Social Circles of Chinese Historical Figures 古人朋友圈

(Video in Cantonese only with bilingual subtitles)
Have you ever imagined whether Tang poets Li Bai and Du Fu knew each other? As technology advances, one can gain an understanding of the social networks of historical figures with the help of digital tools. The use of information technologies in humanities research is referred to as “digital humanities”. In this video, Dr TSUI Lik-hang of CityU’s Department of Chinese and History introduces this mode of research and explains how it can help enhance the depth and breadth of the research by humanities scholars.