december, 2020

06dec(dec 6)8:25 am07(dec 7)3:00 pmCultures of TikTok in the Asia Pacific8:25 am - 3:00 pm (7) Online Event Organized By: CCAT, Curtin University, Australia; Dept of Communication, UoH Event Type :Symposium

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Dr Crystal Abidin, Prof. Michael Keane, and the Centre for Culture and Technology (CCAT) at Curtin University, Australia will hold a one-day virtual symposium on ‘Cultures of TikTok in the Asia Pacific’ taking place via Zoom on 7th December 2020 from 08:30-15:00 (GMT+8; 06:00-12:30 IST). This event will be a critical forum for cutting edge research on TikTok, the globally influential short video platform that has captivated international attention and made headlines over the past two years.
This event features a keynote by Associate Professor Haiqing Yu, RMIT University, Australia and twenty presentations (including one by Devina Sarwatay) that focus on the cultures of TikTok (including but not limited to the platform, players, and politics) throughout the Asia Pacific Region. Contributions to this symposium will help pioneer research directions, approaches, and methodologies for studying TikTok and create resources for curriculum development and future research collaborations. This event is supported by the MCASI Creative-Critical Imaginations Seed Fund at Curtin University, Prof. Michael Keane, and the Australian Research Council (ARC).
Devina Sarwatay is Senior Research Fellow and PhD Student, Department of Communication, Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad, India. She studies young people's social media cultures under the supervision of Prof. Usha Raman. 
 

Time

6 (Sunday) 8:25 am - 7 (Monday) 3:00 pm

Location

Online

Organizer

CCAT, Curtin University, Australia; Dept of Communication, UoH

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