Past Conferences and Presentations

Keynotes and plenary presentations:
Ian Gregory, “Towards Spatial Humanities: Using GIS to map and analyse the geographies within texts” Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 31/7/13.

Ian Gregory, “Bringing together corpus linguistics and GIS: Understanding the geographies in texts” Interdisciplinary Summer School in Digital Methods, Lancaster, UK, 16/6/13.

Ian Gregory, “GIS and Texts: New approaches to understanding the geographies of the past”, LENSMapping People” Symposium. University of Redlands, California, USA, 31/10/12.

Ian Gregory, “Using textual sources within a GIS to explore urban (and other) trends”, ACUMEN (Assembly for Comparative Urbanisation and the Material Environment). University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, 13/12/12.

Ian Gregory, “From texts to mapping: Understanding the geographies in historical corpora”, HiCor 2013, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 28/2/13.

Ian Gregory, “Deep maps, spatial narratives, and quantitative and qualitative scholarship in the humanities”, Spatial Narratives and Deep Maps: Explorations in Advanced Geo-spatial Technologies and the Spatial Humanities, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 19/6/12.

Other presentations:
Amelia Joulain, “Deriving historical insight from large digital collections of texts”, Peking University/Lancaster University Symposium, Lancaster University, UK, 4-5/7/2014 and a

Amelia Joulain, ”Places in the Victorian periodical press: Mobilizing corpus linguistics and geographical information systems to uncover nineteenth-century media representations of place”, PGLING, Lancaster University, UK, 14/7/2014.

Ian Gregory, “Digital approaches to understanding the geographies in literary and historical texts”, DH2014, Lausanne, Switzerland, 8/7/2014.

Christopher Donaldson, “Transport and Tourism in Victorian Lakeland: Texts, Places and GIS”, Australasian Victorian Studies Association Conference, University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, 12/7/14.

Christopher Donaldson and Ian Gregory, ‘Lakeland History and Heritage Day’, Lancaster University Campus in the City, Lancaster, UK, 29/3/14.

Christopher Donaldson, ‘Mapping the “Discovery” of the English Lakes’, The North East Forum in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies, Durham University, Durham, UK, 21/3/14.

Christopher Donaldson, ‘Mapping the Lakes: A Fresh Look at a National  Literary Landscape’, Literary Landscapes in the Digital Age, Regional Heritage Centre Study Day, Friends’ Meeting House, Lancaster, UK, 19/3/14.

Ian Gregory, “Spatial Humanities: Digital Approaches to Analysing the Geographies in Texts”, History Department Seminar Series, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK, 26/2/14. 

Christopher Donaldson, “Provincial pleasures: Early travels in the English Lakes”, British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, St Hugh’s College, Oxford, UK, 9/1/14.

Christopher Donaldson and Patricia Murrieta-Flores, “Mapping Nicholson’s network”, The Poet’s Body: Creativity, Health and Connectedness, Norman Nicholson Society, Millom, Cumbria, UK, 21/10/13.

Christopher Donaldson, Patricia Murrieta-Flores, C.J. Rupp, Ian Gregory, Andrew Hardie and Paul Rayson, “A spatial analysis of Norman Nicholson’s correspondence”, Modernist Studies Association, Sussex, UK, 29/8/13. Click here to see the poster we used for this presentation.

Patricia Murrieta-Flores, “Introducing the geographical dimension to your research: A GIS workshop for Humanities researchers”, Digital Transformers. Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK, 23/5/13.

Christopher Donaldson, Patricia Murrieta-Flores, et al., “Pennant and the ‘Discovery’ of the Lake District: A Literary GIS”. Invited speaker at Thomas Pennant’s Tours: Second Multidisciplinary Workshop, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK, 8/6/2013.

Ian Gregory, “Digital Texts and the Geographies of Victorian Mortality”. Invited speaker at the Institute for Historical Research, London, UK, 6/7/13.

Ian Gregory, Invited participant at Big Data & Spatial Humanities, Meertens Institute, Amsterdam, NL, 30/5/13.

Christopher Donaldson, “Over Sands to the Lakes” Theorising Surfaces Workshop, Lancaster, UK, 23/5/13.

Ian Gregory, “Geographical Text Analysis: Exploring texts through space and time”. Invited speaker at ESF-funded workshop on Integrating Time, Space and Individual Life Stories, University of Lund, SE, 16-18/5/13.

Patricia Murrieta-Flores, “Spatial Humanities: Exploring and analysing texts with GIS”, ACRG, University of Southampton, UK, 9/5/13.

Ian Gregory, “Using texts in GIScience: Examples from Literature and History”. Invited seminar presentation, University of Zurich, CH, 30/4/13.

Ian Gregory, Three invited presentations at, Technical Innovations in the Humanities, National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, IL, 16-17/1/13.

Ian Gregory, Invited participant, Young Academy of Europe meeting, Brussels, BE, 7-8/12/12.

Ian Gregory, “Using GIS to explore historical texts: Examples from Lake District literature and the Registrar General’s Reports”. Invited seminar presentation at the Institute for Historical Research, London, UK, 20/11/12.

Ian Gregory, “GIS and corpora: Geographical approaches to analysing texts”. Invited presentation at Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Moot, London, UK 19/11/12.

Ian Gregory, “Using texts to explore historical geographies: Geographical Text Analysis” Social Science History Association, Vancouver, CA, 1-4/11/12.

Ian Gregory, “Spatial History: Digital approaches to understanding the geographies of the past”. Invited seminar presentation at the University of Cambridge, UK, 17/10/12.

David Cooper, “Literary GIS: A Geocentric Approach”, European Society for the Study of English, Istanbul, TR, 4-8/9/12.

Ian Gregory and David Cooper “Using Geographic Information Systems to study the literature of the English Lake District”, British Association of Victorian Studies, Sheffield, UK, 31/8/12.

Ian Gregory participated in a roundtable on “Developing the spatial humanities: Geo-spatial technologies as a platform for cross-disciplinary scholarship”, Digital Humanities, Hamburg, DE, 17-21/7/12.

David Cooper and Ian Gregory “Spatial Humanities: Texts, GIS, Places – Geomapping texts and manuscripts”. Invited presentation at the Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, 27/4/12

Ian Gregory “GIS and texts: Exploring Lake District Literature using GIS”, European Social Science History Association, Glasgow, UK, 11-14/4/12.

Ian Gregory was an invited participant at a National Endowment for the Humanities funded meeting on Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives, Denver, USA, 9-10/3/12.

Ian Gregory and Robert Schwartz “Railways, agriculture and crisis in 19th century Wales”, The use of GIS in the study of European Integration (1870-2010), Barcelona, ES, 5-8/3/12. This meeting was funded by the Jean Monet fund.

Ian Gregory, “Towards Spatial Humanities: GIS qualitative and quantitative sources”, The Gerald Aylmer Seminar, Invited presentation hosted by the Royal Historical Society, the Institute for Historical Research and the National Archives, London, UK, 29/2/12.

Ian Gregory, “Studying long-term change using quantitative and qualitative sources: Examples for Ireland and Britain”, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, New York, USA, 27/2/12.

Ian Gregory, invited panellist at Street Life and Street Culture: Between Early Modern Europe and the present, London, UK 3/2/12. This was a meeting funded by the AHRC under the Beyond the Text programme.

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