Local academic elected to council of regional audiovisual group

Taiwan Today
Date: April 11, 2017 | A- A+

Jiing Yng-ruey, a professor in the Graduate Institute of Studies in Documentary and Film

Professor Jiing Yng-ruey (third right) presents a gift of restored historic news footage from Taiwan to Mick Newnham (center), former president of SEAPAVAA’s executive council, April 6 in Manila. (Courtesy of TNNUA)

Archiving at Tainan National University of the Arts in southern Taiwan, was elected to the executive council of the Southeast Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association April 7 in Manila, the Philippines.

The professor was appointed to a three-year term during the association’s six-day annual council meeting that wrapped up April 8. He attended the event, along with his team from TNNUA, to present an address on his efforts in developing community-based audiovisual archives.

Following his election as a member of SEAPAVAA’s executive council, Jiing was invited to visit Thailand in the near future to share his archiving and restoration expertise with the Thai government’s Public Relations Department.    [FULL  STORY]

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