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8th European Social Science History Conference Ghent, Belgium April 2010
 
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Tuesday 13 April
   8.30
   10.45
   14.15
   16.30
Wednesday 14 April
   8.30
   10.45
   14.15
   16.30
Thursday 15 April
   8.30
   10.45
   14.15
   16.30
Friday 16 April
   8.30
   10.45
   14.15
   16.30

All days


 Tuesday 13 April 8.30 

J-1  -  HIS01: Framing the Spatial Humanities: Religion and the Atlantic World as a Testbed
Room D11, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Paul Ell
Discussant: Paul Ell
Trevor Harris Crossing Worlds and Colonizing the Humanities: Geographic Information Science, Pareto GIS, and the Spatial Turn in the Humanities
David Bodenhamer The Atlantic World, Religion, and the Perspective of Spatial Humanities
John Corrigan Applying the Spatial Humanities: Religion in the Atlantic World

 Tuesday 13 April 10.45 

X-2  -  HIS02: Why Was it There? Geographic Approaches to Understanding Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Human Activity, Natural Phenomena and Scientific Research in the North
M211, Marissal

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: David Bodenhamer
Discussant: David Bodenhamer
Stefan Claesson Development of the HMAP Fishing Grounds Atlas
Tiffany Vance Mapping Cold History: patterns of oceanographic and fisheries research in the US Arctic
Alexander Nakhimovsky EventMaps: Timeline-Controlled Sequences of Annotated Google Maps for Representing Sequences of Events

 Tuesday 13 April 14.15 

H-3  -  HIS03: Economy 1: Transport, Economy and GIS
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Ian Gregory
Discussant: Ian Gregory
Sedef Akgungor, Yaprak Gulcan & Vahap Tecim A GIS Approach for the Analysis of Regional Development Effects of the Road Network in Turkey
Yesim Kustepeli, Ian Gregory Railroads, Population Growth and Economic Development: A Comparative
Ana Alcântara, Nuno Miguel Lima Regional patterns of attractiveness and accessibility to railways in Portugal (1890-1930)
Luis Silveira, Daniel Alves The Construction of the Modern Transport Network and Regional Population Distribution in Portugal (1801-1940)

 Tuesday 13 April 16.30 

L-4  -  HIS05: GIS, the Middle Ages and Early Modern Time
Room D14, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Ian Gregory
Discussant: Ian Gregory
Lies Vervaet Using GIS in a research on the correlation between the socio-economic features and the geographical aspects of a rural village in Early Modern Flanders
Tim Bisschops GIS and real property: a view of Antwerp before its Golden Age (ca 1390–1430)
Joachim Laczny The late medieval ruler Frederick III (1440–1493) on the journey – the creation of the itinerary using a Historical GIS (his-GIS)

 Tuesday 13 April 16.30 

H-4  -  TEC04: Economy 2: Railways, Agricultural Development and Urbanization in Britain, France and Spain, 1840-1970
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Anne Mccants
Discussant: Anne Mccants
Ian Gregory Where Can I Get the Train? Accessibility to Railway Transport in Great Britain, 1840-1950
Laia Mojica Gasol Measuring the impact of railways on urbanization through GIS: a case study of the Iberian Peninsula and France.
Robert Schwartz, Ian Gregory Railways and Agrarian Change in Rural Britain and France, 1850-1914
Thomas Thevenin, Arnaud Banos Exploring space and time dimensions of agriculture and population change in France, 1830 to1930

 Wednesday 14 April 8.30 

H-5  -  HIS04: Economy 3: The Rural Economy and Society: GIS Approaches
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Robert Schwartz
Discussant: Robert Schwartz
Mary Kelly, A. Stewart Fotheringham Spatial Variations in Population Dynamics: A GIScience and GWR Perspective using a Case Study of Ireland 1841-1851
George Vascik Marschbauern, Landarbeitern, and Nazis: A spatial and statistical analysis of the impact of the unionization of the rural proletariat in northwest Germany, 1918-1930
Merijn Knibbe Using GIS to Pinpoint Differences between Agricultural Areas

 Thursday 15 April 8.30 

P-9  -  FAM06: New developments with large historical databases
Auditorium D5, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Organiser: Kees Mandemakers
Chair: Onno Boonstra
Discussant: Kees Mandemakers
Francisco Chacon, Raquel Sanchez Computer tools for the reconstruction of families applied to the Didactics of the History and the historical research
Edward Higgs, Kevin Schurer The British Integrated Census Microdata (I-CeM) Project
Paulo Lopes Matos The Portuguese Population Data System for the Overseas Territories (1766-1820)
Gunnar Thorvaldsen A discussion of two longitudinal databases

 Thursday 15 April 8.30 

H-9  -  HIS07: Urban GIS 1: North America 1
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Don Debats
Discussant: Don Debats
Deryck Holdsworth, Susan W. Friedman Hospitality at Central House in Farmington, New Hampshire: accommodating the shoe industry at the onset of the Great Depression
Robert Sweeny Making a Market: Property ownership in downtown Montréal during the 19th century
Gergely Baics Mapping Household Provisioning, New York City, 1790-1860
François Dufaux, Sherry Olson The house that Jack built, and rebuilt, in Montreal
Aaron Raymond Denny Regrade (1893-2008): Expanding the Historical Narrative through GIS

 Thursday 15 April 10.45 

H-10  -  HIS08: Urban GIS 2: Europe
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Deryck Holdsworth
Discussant: Deryck Holdsworth
Erwin Steegen Mining and labour. A historical GIS for the Euregio Meuse-Rhine
Eva Chodejovska, Jiri Krejci The GIS of Prague - the first steps
Jean Luc Pinol To build up an Atlas of Parisians 1780-2008

 Thursday 15 April 14.15 

H-11  -  HIS09: Urban GIS 3, North America 2
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Aaron Raymond
Discussant: Aaron Raymond
Laura Perry GIS and History – Manufacturing, Memphis, and the Great Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
Jan Reiff New Deal Geographies: Visualizing the WPA City Guides with Hypercities
Don Debats Social and Political Heterogeneity: Discovering and Understanding Spatial Patterns in Two Nineteenth Century American Cities
Don Lafreniere, Jason Gilliland & Sherry Olson & Patrick Dunae & John Lutz Residential Segregation and the Built Environment in Three Canadian Cities, 1881-1961

 Friday 16 April 8.30 

H-13  -  HIS10: Computational Methods
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Gunnar Thorvaldsen
Discussant: Gunnar Thorvaldsen
Luis Mendes Gomes, Hélia Guerra & Mário Viana Studying portuguese royal inquiries: past, present and future
Gabriele Franzmann, Jürgen Sensch The creation of a search-supporting infrastructure for the Historical Social Research - HISTAT (research and download system) as a feature of infrastructural service

 Friday 16 April 10.45 

H-14  -  HIS06: Data Resources for Historical Research
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Onno Boonstra
Discussant: Onno Boonstra
Patrick Manning, Siddharth Chandra A Historical Gazetteer for Federated Datasets: Steps in the World-Historical Dataverse Project
Brett Abrams NARA and the Development of the Geospatial One Stop’s Historical Collections Community
Robert B. Smith Why Nazified Germans Killed Jewish People: Insights from Agent-Based Modeling of Genocidal Actions

 Friday 16 April 14.15 

H-15  -  HIS12: Historical Research with GIS Data
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Chair: Trevor Harris
Discussant: Trevor Harris
Alexander Von Lünen "Small is beautiful" -- towards a Micro-Historical GIS
Onno Boonstra GIS, historical data and historical research - the NLGIS example
Torsten Wiedemann, Sven Vrielinck & Eric Vanhaute Making maps with HISSTAT, the database of local Belgian statistics (1800-1970): a project in progress