CfP: Spatial & Digital History network (ESSHC 2020)

Call for papers, deadline 15 April 2019

This network is concerned with using digital technologies to study the past. It has a particular emphasis on the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial History but all IT-based approaches are welcome. The network welcomes papers that are concerned with digital sources, methodologies and applied scholarship. 

Chairs: 
Doug Brown
Kingston University, Surrey, UK
Michal Gochna
Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History Polish Academy of Sciences
Ivo Zandhuis
Ivo Zandhuis Research & Consultancy, Netherlands
Douwe Zeldenrust
Meertens Institute, Amsterdam

Call for Papers

Spatial & Digital History network

European Social Science History Conference 2020

18 – 21 March 2020, Leiden, The Netherlands

 

Deadline: 15 April 2019

 

The Spatial & Digital History network welcomes papers on all aspects of the use of new technologies to study the past. These include:

  • History and computing
  • Digital history and digital humanities
  • Historical GIS (geographic information systems)
  • Spatial humanities

Themes of particular relevance include – but are not limited to – the following: 

  • Urban history
  • Historical demography
  • Textual analysis and other qualitative sources
  • Network analysis
  • European data infrastructure and integration
  • Crowdsourcing historical data
  • 3D modelling of history and heritage
  • Histories of health and mortality
  • Transport history
  • Rural and environmental history
  • Religious history
  • The creation, curation and dissemination of humanities digital resources
  • The future of digital history
  • Big data and born-digital data

 

Please propose individual papers or panel sessions (up to four papers) at: https://esshc.socialhistory.org/propose-paper  

Please note: The Spatial & Digital History network will not accept proposals for all-male panels. We encourage speakers from a diverse range of backgrounds.

For more information on the ESSHC’s Spatial & Digital History network: 
https://esshc.socialhistory.org/networks/spatial-and-digital-history  

For more information on the conference: esshc.iisg.amsterdam  

Please contact the network chairs with any queries:

Douglas Brown, Kingston University, UK: doug.brown@kingston.ac.uk(link sends e-mail)

Douwe Zeldenrust, Meertens Institute, Amsterdam: douwe.zeldenrust@meertens.knaw.nl(link sends e-mail)

Ivo Zandhuis, Ivo Zandhuis Research & Consultancy, Netherlands: ivo@zandhuis.nl(link sends e-mail)

Michał Gochna, Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History Polish Academy of Sciences: mgochna@wp.pl(link sends e-mail)

We look forward to seeing you in Leiden.

Posted: 
29/03/2019