Cultures of TikTok in the Asia Pacific

The TikTok Cultures Research Network held its first virtual event TikTok Cultures in the Asia Pacific on 7 December 2020 hosted by Network founder Associate Professor Crystal AbidinProfessor Michael Keane, and the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University

This event was 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. In particular, this event focused on the cultures of TikTok (including but not limited to the platform, players, and politics) throughout the Asia Pacific Region.

This half-day virtual symposium took place via Zoom and featured presentations from thirty contributors from around the world and a keynote delivered by Associate Professor Haiqing Yu (RMIT). 

View the full programme for the event here and view speaker bios and presentation abstracts here.

Watch recordings of the event sessions here.

Click to download the event poster in colour and in B&W

This event was supported by the MCASI Creative-Critical Imaginations Seed Fund at Curtin University, Professor Michael Keane, and the Australian Research Council.