Dr Thomas Hirzel

Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities and Chinese Studies

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Expertise Summary

Thomas is a China scholar with an expertise in the analysis of Chinese primary sources and archival research.

Research Interest

The Socio-Economic and Cultural History of Ningbo and the Lower Yangzi Region

Maritime History

Chinese Cultural Heritage and Digital Humanities

Chinese Art History

Translation and Intercultural Communication in Chinese GLAMs

Museum Studies

Orcid Account: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9135-8304

Personal profile

Thomas is a historian and a linguist who joined the School of International Communications in September 2020 as Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities and Chinese Studies. He also holds the roles of Associate Director of the Digital Heritage Centre at UNNC and of Research Lead of the IAPS Research Priority Area (RPA) in Ningbo Studies.


Undergraduate 2020-2021:

Understanding the Creative and Cultural Industries

Web and Social Media

BA DT supervision

Postgraduate 2020-2021:

MA DT supervision

PhD supervision

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