Monthly Archives: November 2011

SSHA Conference 2011

Humphrey Southall attended the 36th Annual meeting of the Social Science History Association, “Generation to Generation”, this year held in Boston, Massachusetts on 17th-20th November. He participated in various sessions including organizing the two Geographical Frameworks for World History sessions, … Continue reading


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JISC programme meeting November 2011

Monday and Tuesday this week saw the first meeting of all projects funded under the JISC Content Programme 2011-2013 scheme. Gathering in Oxford, each project sent one or two representatives, with Paula Aucott representing Old Maps Online. Activities included a … Continue reading

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Error in listing of statistical “rates” fixed

The last time we extended the site’s statistical content, we introduced an error which meant that when you clicked on one of the listed “rates” for a particular theme, you were usually taken to a different rate, at random. This … Continue reading

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New publication: On Historical Gazetteers

This article has just been published: Humphrey Southall, Ruth Mostern and Merrick Lex Berman, “On historical gazetteers”, International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, Vol. 5 (2011), pages 127-145. It can be accessed online here, so long as you can … Continue reading

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