Author Archives: Paula

About Paula

Senior Research Associate on the Great Britain Historical GIS Project, the team behind the website 'A Vision of Britain through Time'

Reflecting on the launch of Old Maps Online

Now the Old Maps Online website has been live and accessible to the public for just over two weeks and the initial flurry of publicity is over we have a little time to pause and reflect on how the launch … Continue reading

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New website launched: Old Maps Online

Today sees the UK launch of a new website Old Maps Online. Created in collaboration between the Great Britain Historical GIS Project based at the University of Portsmouth and Klokan Technologies GmbH based in Switzerland and funded by JISC as … Continue reading

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UK Archives Discovery Forum Meeting (21st March 2012)

The National Archives will host a day for the United Kingdom Archives Discovery (UKAD) Forum in March again this year. This network is a collaborative group of archives and other information professionals who work towards opening up data in order to promote the … 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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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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