IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 349: Spatiality in the North: Infrastructure for Spatial Digital Humanities Projects, Challenges, and Solutions in the Nordic Countries, I

Monday 1 July 2019, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Project 'The Norse Perception of the World', Uppsala Universitet
Organisers:Agnieszka Backman, Institutionen för nordiska språk, Uppsala Universitet
Alexandra Petrulevich, Institutionen för nordiska språk, Uppsala Universitet
Moderator/Chair:Agnieszka Backman, Institutionen för nordiska språk, Uppsala Universitet
Paper 349-aApproaching Medieval Macrospace through GIS: Experiences from the Norse World Project
(Language: English)
Alexandra Petrulevich, Institutionen för nordiska språk, Uppsala Universitet
Alexandra Petrulevich, Institutionen för nordiska språk, Uppsala Universitet
Alexandra Petrulevich, Institutionen för nordiska språk, Uppsala Universitet
Index terms: Computing in Medieval Studies, Language and Literature - Scandinavian, Onomastics
Paper 349-bIcelandic Saga Map Data: Stock-Taking, Connection-Making
(Language: English)
Emily Lethbridge, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, University of Cambridge
Emily Lethbridge, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, University of Cambridge
Emily Lethbridge, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Computing in Medieval Studies, Language and Literature - Scandinavian, Onomastics
Paper 349-cThe Spatiality of Saints: Mapping Cults in Medieval Scandinavia
(Language: English)
Sara Ellis Nilsson, Historical Studies, Department of Society, Culture & Identity, Malmö University
Sara Ellis Nilsson, Historical Studies, Department of Society, Culture & Identity, Malmö University
Sara Ellis Nilsson, Historical Studies, Department of Society, Culture & Identity, Malmö University
Index terms: Computing in Medieval Studies, Hagiography, Language and Literature - Scandinavian, Lay Piety
Abstract

The formation of infrastructure for spatial Digital Humanities (DH projects engaging with different aspects of medieval Scandinavia has recently been undergoing intensive development. This has brought about certain challenges as digital project outputs differ with regard to their agendas, setups and customised approaches to data, coding and visualisation. The session will present three spatial resources currently being developed in the Nordic countries; address the challenges listed above; and suggest solutions which will enable more effective collaboration across projects, countries and disciplines. Ultimately, our projects have a common goal: giving users the means to explore source material in a new way; making new connections; and enabling the development of new research questions and theoretical perspectives.