Spatial Humanities 2016
15-16th Sept 2016
This major European conference is concerned with the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and other spatial technologies in humanities research. The main aim of the conference is to explore and demonstrate the contributions to knowledge that these technologies enable within and beyond the digital humanities. The exciting programme includes participants speaking on all aspects of using GIS in humanities research from database development to applied research in which spatial technologies have made a contribution to understanding of the past.
Venue: Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK. Lancaster can be easily accessed from Manchester or Liverpool Airports, the West Coast main railway line or the M6 motorway. Direct trains from Manchester Airport take a little over an hour, the train from London takes around two and a half hours. For more details on transport see: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/contact-and-getting-here/maps-and-travel/
The conference will take place in Lecture Theatres 1 and 2 in George Fox (building 55 on the campus map).
Accommodation: Lancaster University offers award winning, on-campus accommodation, and there are many reasonably priced hotels and bed and breakfast options in Lancaster and the surrounding area.
Registration: From 8.30 on Thursday morning to the end of the lunch break.
Welcome: 9.15 – 9.30 in LT1, George Fox.
Session Format: Each session is made up of three or four papers, each 15/20 minutes (approx.) with time for questions.
For informal enquiries contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Download a Conference Flyer.
Registration is now closed for the accompanying workshop on GIS in the Digital Humanities (14/09/2016).