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CEMS Mini-Symposium: Mapping People and Places in the Early Modern World

A CEMS Digital Humanities Mini-Symposium

A Centre for Early Modern Studies seminar
Date3 May 2018
Time13:30 to 17:00
PlaceDigital Humanities Laboratory

Seminar Room 1

A variety of Digital Humanities experts will speak to the central theme.

Thursday 3 May 2018

Digital Humanities Lab seminar room 1, 1:30-5:30. All welcome!

Our theme will explore how digital humanities approaches of GIS/mapping and network analysis are being applied to early modern studies.

1.30 – 2.15: Nick Terpstra (University of Toronto) and Colin Rose (Brock University): ‘Following Threads:  Mapping Gendered Labour in the Florentine Textile Industry’

2.15 – 2.30: Speed round 1: Richard Ward, ‘The Digital Panopticon: Mapping Convict Life Courses in Britain and Australia, 1780-1925’

2.30 – 2.45: Speed round 2: Ayesha Mukherjee, ‘Famine Chorographies in Mughal Courtly Chronicles and European Travel Tales’

3.00 – 3.30: Coffee Break

3.30 – 4.15: Dr Ruth Ahnert  (Queen Mary’s, University of London) and Dr Sebastian Ahnert (Kings College, Cambridge): ‘Tudor Networks of Power’

4.15 – 4.30: Speed round 3: Dana Durkee, ‘Location, location, location: Mapping Britain’s early modern medical community’

4.30 – 4.40: Speed round 4: Andrew McRae, ‘Places of Poetry’

4.40 – 4.50: Speed round 5: Fabrizio Nevola, ‘Immersive Renaissance: harnessing digital technologies for innovation in art historical methods, interpretation and display’

Drinks Reception to follow.

This event is linked to a morning training workshop (10:30-12:30): Mapping with the DECIMA project, with Nick Terpstra and Colin Rose. Sign up via CEMS event page.


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