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Announcing Pelagios 3

“Pelagios 3” is a new two-year project funded by the Mellon Foundation and led by Leif Isaksen (Southampton University), Elton Barker (Open University) and Rainer Simon (Austrian Institute of Technology). It will annotate, link and index place references in digitized … Continue reading


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Working with our descriptive gazetteers

A couple of my recent posts have been about defining additional places. This work has partly been about finding geographical locations for administrative units which were previously defined by hierarchic position, meaning the county or district they were part of. … 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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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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