SESSION C: Data Utilization
Center for Digital Humanities Academy of Korean Studies
Korea Heritage Education Institute
Ji-myung Kim is senior researcher at the Center for Digital Humanities, Academy of Korean Studies in Korea. She is also the Executive Director of the Korea Heritage Education Institute (http:// heritagekorea.org) since 2010. She received her PhD degree in digital humanities from the Academy of Korean Studies in 2018. Dr. Kim has worked as an adviser for the Overseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation regarding policies on the preservation, restoration and retrieval of cultural heritage from abroad. She has conducted comprehensive survey and critical analysis of narratives on historical figures, events, artifacts at heritage sites and museums Korea. She studied English Literature at Yonsei University (B.A.) and Journalism (M.S.) at the Seoul National University before graduating the Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. She worked as a staff journalist for the Korea Times. She is the founding chairwoman of the Korea Association of Translation and Interpretation (KATI). She has managed several application document compilation projects for the inscription of Korean cultural heritage on UNESCO’s World Heritage and Memory of the World lists. Her personal research focus has been on creating semantic archives for period 1876-1910, from Korea’s port opening, the tragic assassination of Queen Min (1895), proclamation of the Korean Empire (1897) and annexation of Korea by Japan (1910). She has also been writing columns in the Korea Times on the culture, tradition and modern history of Korea for ten years since May 2011. Dr. Kim’s areas of interest include (1) Data-based history narratives and history writing in the digital age (2) Visualization of knowledge and representations of history (3) Semantic webs and linked open data (4) Biography and prosopography research.
Session C: 08:55-09:10 (PM, KST)
"Developing a Cross-domain Ontology for a Useful Semantic NDRM Archives"