Monthly Archives: December 2011

Another 1,600 places added to A Vision of Britain through Time

This is a particularly big extension, just in time for Christmas. Pretty much all villages of any size are now covered, whether or not any administrative units were named after them. Adding places Adding “places” is not about extending our … Continue reading

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Old Maps Online Steering Group Meeting December 2011

Last Thursday saw the first meeting of the Steering Group for the Old Maps Online project. Held at the British Library in London it discussed the concepts behind the the new global historical map portal and the more technical side … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities Workshops 2011

The Space and Time in the Digital Humanities Workshop ‘Place, Period, Event – Entity-based Approaches to Space and Time‘, hosted by NeDiMAH and JISC took place in London on the 30th November 2011. NeDiMAH is the European Science Foundation funded … Continue reading

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Old Maps Online project meeting November 2011

November 24th and 25th saw the first meeting of the full project team for Old Maps Online with the principal developer, Petr Pridal of Klokan Technologies GmbH, visiting the Great Britain historical GIS team in Portsmouth. Discussions over the two … Continue reading

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