Parasite, Squid Game, BTS: From critically acclaimed movies and Netflix series to K-pop idols, the astonishing global success of Hallyu, the “Korean wave” of cultural production, has been widely exalted as a boon for the country’s “soft power”.
In October 2021, the CEDITRAA team organised a methods workshop with an overarching focus on digital research methods. Following CEDITRAA’s multi-disciplinary approach to cultural ethnography, the workshop brought together specialists in machine learning with ethnographers exploring the possibilities of digital...
The CEDITRAA Opening Conference in July 2021 gave insights into studies in/about Africa and Asia regarding the working areas. Keynotes presented the overall concepts of novelty spirals and cultural entrepreneurship, which reveal theoretical links between the various fields.