Tag: GIS

CREATE & GIS in Folia Magazine

In February 2017, CREATE project leader Julia Noordegraaf spoke with Folia Magazine about the use of GIS (Geographic Information System) in humanities research. She explained that ‘by making digital maps with GIS, you can uncover new patterns or relations. Information that you will not find […]

Kicking off the New Year with a Digital History Workshop series on Geographic Information System (GIS)

Have you ever wondered about the geographic and material aspects of your research? Have you ever been curious to find out what your data would look like when plotted on a map? As the “spatial turn” in history, the rise of interdisciplinary “area” studies, and […]

Workshop Kaarten & Data: 30 June 2016 (in Dutch)

Workshop Kaarten en Data. Digitale kaartapplicaties voor erfgoedbeheerders en onderzoekers Arie van Steensel (Department Geschiedenis, Amsterdam Centre for Urban History) organizes a workshop on digital historical maps and GIS. Please find the abstract and program (in Dutch) below. Digitale kaartapplicaties zijn niet meer weg te […]

Explore 16th-century Florence: DECIMA: The Digitally Encoded Census Information and Mapping Archive

Explore 16th-century Florence: DECIMA: The Digitally Encoded Census Information and Mapping Archive

Today, in the UvA Urban History Seminar, prof. dr. Nicholas Terpstra (Toronto) introduced the DECIMA GIS project on 16th century Florence, showing how one could go about mapping social, economic and sensory life in the early modern city. How can we use GIS methods to […]