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Work in Progress – Jamil Ragep & Sally Ragep “From Squiggles to Events: Making Manuscripts Confess their Secrets”

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The focus of our presentation is how to handle the various forms of information found in manuscript witnesses. Too often the capturing of important information—perceived by both experts and non-experts as mere squiggles—is overlooked or ignored in database design because

Work in Progress – Matthew Milner – Modelling the Past using Nano-Histories

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How do historians model events? What kinds of digital models are able to handle complex historiographical methods? This talk will outline the basics of a new digital history platform, Nano-History.org, which allows anyone to document interactions between people, organizations, places,

Work in Progress – Felix Racine “GIS, Ancient Geography and Poetry” and Andrew Dial “Using the British Prize Papers and CartoDB to chart the French Atlantic”

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This week we’re hosting a double header focus on GIS and History. We have two shorter papers, with open ended discussion and questions that will focus on different uses of GIS for Historical research. Felix Racine – GIS, Ancient Geography

Work in Progress – Steven Wagner – Intelligence Studies and the Digital Humanities: Investigative techniques

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This talk will examine digital approaches to my research on intelligence and insurgency in Palestine during the 1930s and 1940s. I will demonstrate two ways in which I use digital resources. We will discuss digital archiving and information management. We

Work in Progress – Jason Harley: Augmented reality with mobile technologies: Can it lead to learning and engagement with historical settings?

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Work in Progress continues with Jason Harley (LEADS – Education / UdeM HERON Lab) “Augmented reality with mobile technologies: Can it lead to learning and engagement with historical settings?”