Digital Approaches to Early Modern Studies

Symposium 1: Network and Circulation Analysis and Visualisation

9 February, 12:00-13:45, Online



Ingeborg van Vugt (Utrecht): What’s in a network metric? Insights from the seventeenth-century Republic of Letters

Kaspar Gubler (Bern): The reconstruction of knowledge networks: Data model and visualisations of the project Repertorium Academicum Germanicum (RAG)

Evan Bourke (Maynooth): Networking literary patronage in Gaelic Ireland 1550-1650

Symposium 2: Digital Analysis of Text

3 March, 12:00-13:45, Online



Paty Murrieta-Flores (Lancaster): Old sources, new technologies: Computational approaches to the analysis of sixteenth-century Mexican historical sources

Huw Jones (Cambridge University Library): Text and image: The International Interoperable Image Framework and the digital edition

Symposium 3: Databases

7 April, 12:00-13:45, Online



Valeria Vitale (British Library/Pelagios Commons): Ancient maps and digital gazetteers: Annotating historical documents with Recogito

James Kelly (Durham): Early modern monks and nuns in the digital age: Creating searchable prosopographical databases of exile English religious and why it matters

Graeme Kemp (St Andrews): The Universal Short Title Catalogue. The past, present and future of a bibliographical database

Symposium 4: Geographic Information Systems

5 May, 12:00-13:45, Online



Catherine Porter (Limerick): The mapping of early modern Ireland: a digital approach for understanding early survey

Keith Lilley (Belfast): An ethnography of cartography: tracing early modern maps and map-makers through geospatial technologies

Bart Holterman (Göttingen): Roads, nodes and rivers: Mapping the premodern street network

Convenors: Richard Kirwan & Catherine Porter, Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick