Digital Scholarship Projects in NUS


Map of Origins: Chinese Clans in Singapore 新加坡华人宗乡之情
by NUS Libraries

A comprehensive listing of Chinese Clan Associations in Singapore. Using Google Maps, these Associations have been mapped out for geographic exploration.


Singapore Places of Worship 新加坡多元宗教之美
by NUS Libraries

An interactive map of 381 art pieces by Dr. Ho Chee Lick, comprising Chinese shrines of Buddhism, Taoism, popular religion and sectarian religions, churches, Hindu temples, Islamic mosques, Sikh temples, and others.


China Meteorological Publications 1872-1951
by Chen, Chu & Png (2017) + NUS Libraries

As part of Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund Tier-2 project, Chen Yehning, Chu Junhong and Ivan Png compiled a digital collection of daily China weather records spanning 1872-1951, from paper records in libraries and archives in the China, Japan, Taiwan and the USA. NUS Libraries created a listing and geovisualisation of the collection.

Digital Humanities Projects by NUS Researchers


Asian Shakespeare Intercultural Archive (A|S|I|A)
by A/P YONG Li Lan

Asian performance cultures interact with the idea of Shakespeare in richly diverse ways. The Asian Shakespeare Intercultural Archive (A|S|I|A) is building a multilingual online archive of up to 70 performances from East and Southeast Asia.

The archive contains full-length videos with translated scripts, multilingual switching support, user annotation functions, and rich data on creators, art/forms, reviews, cultural context and more.


Contemporary Wayang Archive 
by Dr. Miguel Escobar

The Contemporary Wayang Archive (CWA) is a collection of re-elaborations of Java's oldest performance tradition. All of the performances were recorded in 21st century Java. This archive includes translations, notes and explanations of how the performances were received in their original context.


Wayang Kontemporer: Innovations in Javanese Wayang Kulit 
by Dr. Miguel Escobar

This is an interactive analysis of new developments in Indonesian shadow puppet theatre that combine a millenary tradition with new media. The website is an interactive combination of diagrams, videos and essays.

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