Applying new spatial techniques in the study of late medieval London

Metropolitan History7 December 2011Applying new spatial techniques in the study of late medieval LondonJustin Colson (CMH/IHR)As part of the postmodern turn in the study of history, the focus on space (alongside the usual questions of who, when, why) has become a...

GIS in the Digital Humanities: A free one day seminar

Lancaster University Friday 30th November, 2012 Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are becoming increasingly used by historians, archaeologists, literary scholars, classicists and others with an interest in humanities geographies. Take-up has been hampered by a...

Digital landscapes and Archaeology

Digital HistoryDigital landscapes and ArchaeologyPeter Rauxloh (Museum of London Archaeology)6 December 2011Internationally known as a leading expert on using databases in archaeology, the Museum of London’s Peter Rauxloh is the perfect person to talk about...

Space, place and the city: a simple anti-GIS approach for historians

Digital History31 May 2011Professor Richard Rodger (Edinburgh)Space, place and the city: a simple anti-GIS approach for historians    If you suggest using GIS (geographical information system) to an historian they might look back at you blankly or with a...