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SP-W4B: Mapping
Wednesday, 12/July/2023:
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Session Chair: Leif Isaksen, University of Exeter
Location: MCG-B

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Deep mapping in digital literary studies – polish experience

Konrad Krzysztof Niciński, Agnieszka Maria Zalotyńska

Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

The concept of "deep mapping," has been increasingly reflected in recent years in the theory and practice of digital humanities. In this short paper we want to present the Polish experience in this matter, including the "Atlas of Holocaust Literature - Warsaw Ghetto," project prepared by our team in 2019.

Using Digital Tools to Map the Movement of Capital, People and Culture from Slave-owning Britain to Western Australia

Paul Arthur1, Isabel Smith1, Jane Lydon2, Jeremy Martens2, Zoë Laidlaw3

1Edith Cowan University, Australia; 2University of Western Australia; 3University of Melbourne

This paper reports on an Australian Research Council-funded project focusing on development of digital tools to map biographical narratives and data relating to legacies of British slavery in Australia from the 1830s onward, producing new understandings of the continuing impact of slavery wealth in shaping colonial immigration, investment, and law.

Maps and parish sketches of Karol Perthées - data model and processing

Arkadiusz Borek

Institute of History of Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

The main aim of the presentation is to present a methodology for the digital elaboration of the maps of voivodeships and the parish sketches by Karol Perthées to create a map of pre-partition Poland in the last years of its existence.

Visiting Vienna – digital approaches to the (semi-)automatic analysis and mapping of the arrival lists found in the "Wien[n]erisches Diarium"

Nina C. Rastinger

Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (Austrian Academy of Sciences)

The contribution utilizes the information density of the arrival lists published in the 18th century newspaper “Wien[n]erisches Diarium” with the help of digital, (semi‑)automatic methods: high-quality full texts are created with Transkribus and the entities named herein (e.g. points of entry/lodging) are extracted, geocoded and visualized on historical city maps.

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