19th Century Matters: Digital Mapping Training Day, May 2019

By Anna Mercer

Are you an Early Career Researcher working on the long nineteenth century? Have you ever wondered why bother with digital mapping and what it could contribute to your research?

Registration is now open for a one day research and training event in digital mapping for Early Career Researchers, including current PhD students, in English and History, 29 May 2019, 10.30-16.30, at the Ruskin Library and Research Centre, Lancaster University. The day aims to support and inspire absolute beginners in considering using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology in their own research. The day will include two training sessions in using ArcGIS Online, a keynote speaker and two researcher talks that will showcase successful research projects which use GIS to study historical and literary texts. The event should appeal to Early Career Researchers in English and History whose research spans across the nineteenth century, from the early Romantics to the Victorians.

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Ian N. Gregory (Lancaster University)


Dr Christopher Donaldson (Lancaster University)

Dr Patricia Murrieta-Flores (Lancaster University)

ArcGIS Online Training Sessions Facilitator:

Dr Joanna Taylor (University of Manchester)

The event is free, and limited to twenty places. If you are interested in attending the event please use this link to register. Please …read more

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