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Welcome! - WorldMap. Old Maps Online. Palladio. Palladio is a toolset for easy upload and careful investigation of data.

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It is an intertwined set of visualizations designed for complex, multi-dimensional data. It is a product of the "Networks in History" project that has its roots in another humanities research project based at Stanford: Mapping the Republic of Letters (MRofL). MRofL produced a number of unique visualizations tied to individual case studies and specific research questions. You can see the tools on this site and read about the case studies at republicofletters.stanford.edu. With "Networks in History" we are taking the insights gained and lessons learned from MRofL and applying them to a set of visualizations that reflect humanistic thinking about data.

Akteurszentrierte Darstellung und Analyse sozialer Netzwerke. Gephi - The Open Graph Viz Platform. Historical Network Research. 1) Start with some introductory texts on Social Network Analysis Among the general HNR articles in the Bibliography, Scott Weingart’s blog post series “Networks Demystified” and Claire Lemercier’s article “Formal network methods in history” are particularly useful to get you ideas.

Historical Network Research

To get a first idea of Social Network Analysis terminology and concepts, you may find this Cheat Sheet helpful. A great resource which will help you understand what you can expect from Social Network Analysis is Valdis Krebs’ Network Discovery Matrix. 2) Find answers to these questions: 1. The “Should I do Social Network Analysis?” If you are already working with network visualisations, take a look at Yannick Rochat’s blog post on best practices:

Visualizing Historical Networks. MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO USE GEPHIThose new to Gephi might consider reviewing the online tutorials.

Visualizing Historical Networks

These provide a brief introduction to the program's capabilities. Information about importing geographic coordinate data can be found here. Our own data is available on .csv files and can be imported to Gephi for use in your own explorations. Instructions on importing can be found here. In the downloadable dataset, neither nodes nor edges have ID numbers. Exploring Big Historical Data: The Historian's Macroscope. Welcome to the companion site for Exploring Big Historical Data: The Historian’s Macroscope, published by Imperial College Press.

Exploring Big Historical Data: The Historian's Macroscope

If you want to buy a copy, you can purchase one for $39.00 USD. Feel free to visit our original live-written fully open draft website, which is still online – and if you like what you see, you can always buy the book! On this site you will find code, essays (things we liked from the draft that did not fit), and datafiles that go with our book. The first draft’s interactive visualizations can be found here. •Diversity is vital to digital history, and our readers should consider it an essential additional chapter. HyperCities: Thick mapping in the digital humanities. Debates in the Digital Humanities.

What is the Spatial Turn? · Spatial Humanities. “Landscape turns” and “spatial turns” are referred to throughout the academic disciplines, often with reference to GIS and the neogeography revolution that puts mapping within the grasp of every high-school student.

What is the Spatial Turn? · Spatial Humanities

By “turning” we propose a backwards glance at the reasons why travelers from so many disciplines came to be here, fixated upon landscape, together. For the broader questions of landscape – worldview, palimpsest, the commons and community, panopticism and territoriality — are older than GIS, their stories rooted in the foundations of the modern disciplines. These terms have their origin in a historic conversation about land use and agency. Read the Introduction.

About the Author Dr. Concepts, Methods, and Tutorials for Students and Instructors. About the Programming Historian. Cheat Sheet: Social Network Analysis for Humanists. Spatial Humanities. This five-year project runs from 2012-16 and is funded by the European Research Council under a Starting Researcher Grant.

Spatial Humanities

Our aim is to create a step-change in how place, space and geography are explored in the Humanities. Building on Lancaster University’s technical expertise in Digital Humanities, Corpus Linguistics and Geospatial Analysis, as well as its applied expertise in the history of the English Lake District, we are developing and applying methodologies for analysing unstructured texts—including large corpora of historical books, periodicals and official reports—within a Geographic Information Systems (or GIS) environment.

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Forum: The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europe

Please find the published texts of this essay series here: Editorial Editorial: The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europeby Torsten Kahlert and Claudia Prinz, Humboldt-University of Berlin The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Sweden: Past, Present and Future of Digital Historyby Thomas Nygren, HUMlab, Umeå University, Department of Education, Uppsala University and Department of History, Stanford University; Anna Foka, HUMlab, Umeå University; Philip I.

Buckland, Department of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies, Umeå University From “Humanities and Computing” to “Digital Humanities”: Digital Humanities in Portugal with a focus on Historical Researchby Daniel Alves, Instituto de História Contemporânea, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. CITTÀ NOBILISSIMA - Topography and Representation. FIRENZE CITTÀ NOBILISSIMA - Topography and Representation Jan Simane, Costanza Caraffa, Laura Cirri, Verena Gebhard, Stephanie Hanke, Lisa Hanstein, Alexander Auf der Heyde, Thomas Frangenberg.

CITTÀ NOBILISSIMA - Topography and Representation

Visu beta. Open HGIS Lessons and Resources. Home. OpenATLAS is a database application for the work with archeological, historical and spatial data.

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The developement is currently at an early stage and carried out by a small team from the University of Vienna. Its main features will be: Open source, cost-free, easy to install/use. No special computer knowledge needed.OpenATLAS will run on Linux/Mac/Windows and can be configured for single-offline users as well as it can be connected to a server for a multiuser environment.It uses classes and properties from the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model of the International Council of Museums to map its data.

This international standard for digital humanities guarantees a high compatibility and sustainability for the information collected in OpenATLAS.OpenATLAS is powered by Postgresql and PostGIS (or Sqlite and Spatialite in the file based-offline version) and therefore connectible to every common GIS program like Qgis or ArcGIS. Centre for Digital Humanities is a collaboration between the University of Amsterdam, the VU University of Amsterdam and the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in the area of digital humanities. About the History Data Service.

About the History Data Service The History Data Service (HDS) collects, preserves, and promotes the use of digital resources, which result from or support historical research, learning and teaching.

About the History Data Service

The History Data Service is a successor service to AHDS History which from 1996 to March 2008 was one of the five centres of the Arts and Humanities Data Service. The service is housed within the UK Data Archive at the University of Essex. UK Data Archive - HOME. What is the Spatial Turn? · Spatial Humanities. What is a turn? Humanities scholars speak of a quantitative turn in history in the 1960s, a linguistic and cultural turn of the 1980s in history and literature, and even more recently an animal turn. Beyond the academy, to turn implies retrospection, a process of stopping in the road and glancing backwards at the way by which one has come.

May the weary traveler turn from life's dusty road and in the wayside shade, out of this clear, cool fountain drink, and rest “Landscape turns” and “spatial turns” are referred to throughout the academic disciplines, often with reference to GIS and the neogeography revolution that puts mapping within the grasp of every high-school student. By “turning” we propose a backwards glance at the reasons why travelers from so many disciplines came to be here, fixated upon landscape, together. Beyond the academy, GIS opened questions of vertigo-inspiring scale. The spatial turn represents the impulse to position these new tools against old questions. 2013. Communicating Digital Humanities Across and Beyond the Disciplines Editor: Julianne Nyhan Front Matter It is time to address the Public Communication of DHJulianne Nyhan, UCL This introduction addresses two facets of the communication of Digital Humanities (DH) that have framed this special edition of DHQ.

I begin by discussing a number of articles about DH that have relatively recently appeared in mainstream newspapers. Articles. Hypercities Earth. Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies - DECIMA: The Digitally Encoded Census Information and Mapping Archive, and the Project for a Geo-Spatial and Sensory Digital Map of Renaissance Florence. Find using OpenURL DECIMA: The Digitally Encoded Census Information and Mapping Archive, and the Project for a Geo-Spatial and Sensory Digital Map of Renaissance Florence In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: A project at the University of Toronto, with funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC), is developing a mapping tool that will allow for the spatial organization of early modern historical, cultural, and sensory materials. Called the Digitally Encoded Census Information and Mapping Archive (DECIMA), it uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software to map, house by house, a 1561-62 Florentine tax census onto one of the best city maps produced in the sixteenth century.

This undertaking will allow scholars to understand the social geography of Renaissance Florence in dynamic ways, creating a highly adaptable ecosystem for the cultural analysis of a variety of problems and issues. Incorrect username or password. Hypercities. Early medieval mapping.