Kwibae Kim, Chair of MOWCAP, and Andrew Henderson, Secretary-General of MOWCAP, participated in the recent conference Glocal Humanities in the Era of Hyperconnectivity. The conference was held at Kyungpook National University in Daegu, and was organized by the Commemorative Association of the National Debt Redemption Movement, Kyungpook National University and the Korea Association of Digital Humanities.
This seminar aimed to review international trends in digital humanities research in relation to the rapidly emerging AI technology and the utilization of big data in research programs. In this context, Kwibae Kim and Andrew Henderson, addressed various aspects of the UNESCO MoW Program in the context of digital heritage and preservation, including the role of the UNESCO Recommendation on Documentary Heritage, as well as open source archival description tools such as the Atom (Access to Memory) system.
A further theme of the meeting was the on establishing digital archives, especially in the context of the recent initiatives by the Commemorative Association of the National Debt Redemption Movement to create a digital archive of their collection, which was inscribed on the UNESCO MoW Register in 2017 (http://www.gukchae.com/eng2/main.aspx).
The papers delivered can be accessed here: