Advanced course on GIS for literature
Two-days advanced (follow-up) GIS course for humanities and specially literature lectured by Danielle Sanches and Ângela Pité, researchers at NOVA, under the scope of the BILLIG project.
This course is a follow-up of the one in September by Daniel Alves and Danielle Sanches (see course) but can be attended separately (i.e., there are no preconditions to attend).
Harriet Holters hus: Seminarrrom 134, 5th February
0915-1200: Recap of what has been taught in the previous course: QGIS basics, layers, joins, visualization options.
1200:1300: lunch break
- some data analysis, specifically production of heat maps
- building a historical GIS
Harriet Holters hus: Grupperom 112, 6th February
- data transformation, polygons to points
- applying GIS to some case studies
1200-1300: lunch break
- Temporal data: analysis and visualization
- Wrapup and discussion
Danielle Sanches is a researcher at the Digital Humanities Lab at the Institute of Contemporary History at NOVA University of Lisbon, and a member of the Digital Humanities Laboratory of CPDOC / FGV, and of LABOGAD / UniRio. She holds a PhD in History of Sciences from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS / Paris). She has taught new digital methodologies for humanists at PUC-Rio, Brazil, and her research areas include GIS and Network Analysis for the humanities.
Ângela Pité is a researcher at the Digital Humanities Lab at the Institute of Contemporary History at NOVA University of Lisbon. Her main areas of interest are GIS and Cartography, specially the use of new technologies to study old cartography and also its integration and contribution to Humanities projects. In this context, she has previously collaborated in related research projects and is currently pursuing a master in Territorial Management, specializing in Remote Sensing and GIS, at NOVA University of Lisbon.