Conference: Spatial Humanities 2018 (Lancaster, 20-21 Sept 2018)

Published: February 16, 2018 Updated: October 20, 2023

Spatial Humanities 2018 - Call for Papers

  • Where: Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
  • When: 20-21 September 2018
  • Deadline for Abstracts - 28th February 2018

Lancaster’s Digital Humanities Hub is hosting a Spatial Humanities 2018 conference in September 2018. The conference will explore what geospatial technologies such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS) have to contribute to humanities research. The main aim is to explore and demonstrate the contributions to knowledge enabled by these technologies, approaches and methods within and beyond the digital humanities.

Submissions on all aspects of using geospatial technologies in humanities research, including database development, methodological innovation and applied research that develops our understanding of the geographies of the past, is welcomed.

Contributions are invited from all humanities disciplines, including (but not limited to) history (including fields from social science history such as historical demography and environmental history), archaeology, literary studies, classics, linguistics and religious studies, as well as from technical fields including GISc, digital humanities, computational linguistics and computer science.

Keynote speakers

  • Prof. David Bodenhamer, The Polis Center, Indiana Purdue University, Indianapolis
  • Dr. Janelle Jenstad, Department of English, University of Victoria.

Cost: Full registration (including teas & coffees and lunch on both days) will cost £195. LANCASTER UNIVERSITY DIGITAL HUMANITIES HUB

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