CFP: Spatial & Digital History network, European Social Science History Conference 2018

April 4-7, 2018, Queen’s University Belfast

Call for papers

Deadline: 1 May 2017
The Spatial & Digital History network at the European Social Science History Conference welcomes papers on all aspects of the use of new technologies to study the past. These include:

  • Historical GIS
  • Spatial humanities
  • History and computing
  • Digital history

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

  • Urban history
  • Historical demography
  • Textual analysis and other qualitative sources
  • Social 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:

For more information on the ESSHC’s Spatial & Digital History network:

For more information on the conference:

Please contact the network chairs with any queries:

We look forward to seeing you in Belfast.

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Posted: March 22, 2017