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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 935: Networked Data: Digital Environments for Collecting, Managing, and Analysing Relational Data in Medieval Studies - A Round Table Discussion

Tuesday 4 July 2023, 19.00-20.00

Sponsor:Centrum pro digitální výzkum náboženství / Dissident Networks Project (DISSINET), Masarykova univerzita, Brno
Organisers:Robert Shaw, Oriel College, University of Oxford
David Zbíral, Department for the Study of Religions, Masarykova univerzita, Brno
Moderator/Chair:Robert Shaw, Oriel College, University of Oxford

This round table discussion brings together developers, co-authors, and users of environments for data collection, data management, and data analysis in history. It seeks to share knowledge about such environments and create a space for networking. In line with the IMC’s special strand, the main focus is on relational data. Participants will present the environments and workflows in flash talks, and discuss their strengths and limitations with current as well as potential users. The tools will include Heurist (, histograph (, InkVisitor (, nodegoat (, and OpenAtlas (

Participants include Marten Düring (Université du Luxembourg), Stefan Eichert (Naturhistorisches Museum Wien), Geert Kessels (LAB1100, Den Haag), Laura K. Morreale (Independent Scholar, Washington, DC), Alexander Watzinger (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien), and David Zbíral (Masarykova univerzita, Brno).