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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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Free One Day Conference: Locating the Past (London, 29th Feb 2012)

This year’s Gerald Aylmer Seminar, sponsored by the UK National Archives, the Royal Historical Society and the Institute of Historical Research, is specifically focused on historical GIS. The event will include the UK launch of our new “Old Maps Online” … 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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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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