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LINGUIST List 23.3212

Fri Jul 27 2012

Calls: Anthropological Ling, Language Documentation, Discipline of Ling/Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 26-Jul-2012
From: Ann-Marie Chua <annmarientu.edu.sg>
Subject: Special Session on Archiving and Visualisation of Intangible Heritage
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Full Title: Special Session on Archiving and Visualisation of Intangible Heritage
Short Title: NODEM 2012 Hong Kong

Date: 03-Dec-2012 - 05-Dec-2012
Location: Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Bee Chin Ng
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.nodem.org/conferences/hong-kong-2012/special-session-1/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

A special session will be held as part of NODEM 2012 Hong Kong, organised by DIHA (Digital Intangible Heritage in Asia).

The aim of this special session is to provide a platform for culture heritage researchers, museum curators, educators, digital media specialists, linguists, designers and others in these related industries to present the challenges in their respective fields with a view to promote opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. We believe that collaboration at this level will spark major breakthroughs in highlighting awareness of intangible heritage in Asia.

Call for Papers:

Project abstracts are invited on all aspects from the following sub-fields including, but not limited to:

- Cultural research and inquiries in intangible heritage
- Environmental and ecological issues and intangible heritage
- The role of language and cultural knowledge repositories in the conservation of intangible heritage
- Curating intangible heritage in museums
- Interface and design of digital media for the exhibition of intangible heritage
- Meaning-making and the interpretation of intangible heritage exhibitions
- Visual media and memory and intangible heritage
- Innovative ways of accessing intangible heritage resources

Submissions are welcome from researchers, developers, curators and exhibition designers. Please submit your abstract (300 words) to dihantu.edu.sg by 1 September 2012. Participants will be notified about the status of their submission by 15 September 2012.

The participants of this special session also will be able to attend the entire program of NODEM 2012 Hong Kong.

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