Spatial and digital history Call for Papers





Deadline: 15 April 2019

The Spatial & Digital History network welcomes papers on all aspects of the use of new technologies to study the past. These include:

  • History and computing
  • Digital history and digital humanities
  • Historical GIS (geographic information systems)
  • Spatial humanities

Themes of particular relevance include – but are not limited to – the following: 

  • Urban history
  • Historical demography
  • Textual analysis and other qualitative sources
  • Network analysis
  • European data infrastructure and integration
  • Crowdsourcing historical data
  • 3D modelling of history and heritage
  • Histories of health and mortality
  • Transport history
  • Rural and environmental history
  • Religious history
  • The creation, curation and dissemination of humanities digital resources
  • The future of digital history
  • Big data and born-digital data

Please propose individual papers or panel sessions (up to four papers) at:  

Please note: The Spatial & Digital History network will not accept proposals for all-male panels. We encourage speakers from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Please contact the network chairs with any queries:

We look forward to seeing you in Leiden.