Video • Demarcating place in cultural geo-analytics

Here's the recording of my ISPRS webinar with Prof Skupin: Abstract: Cultural geo-analytics (CGA) studies the geographical dimension in the production and consumption of cultural objects, relying on digital data and spatial methods. Given the conceptual and empirical centrality of place in CGA, I will outline the main challenges and desiderata in place representation, addressing … Continue reading Video • Demarcating place in cultural geo-analytics

The spatial and temporal variability of Wikipedia content in London

Our student Shahreen Nawfee will present her new short paper at the flagship conference GIScience 2021, which is happening online this year. Check out the conference programme here. Abstract. Spatial user-generated content (UGC) is increasingly being used to study a variety of geographical phenomena, including urban change in social and economic dimensions. Wikipedia content evolves over … Continue reading The spatial and temporal variability of Wikipedia content in London

GISRUK 2020 online • 21-23 July

GISRUK 2020 free and open online conference at University College London / Birkbeck After some hard work with my UCL colleague James Haworth, the programme for this edition of GISRUK is out: GISRUK is the largest academic conference in Geographic Information Science in the UK. Since 1993, GISRUK has attracted international researchers and practitioners … Continue reading GISRUK 2020 online • 21-23 July

[CfP] GIScience 2021 workshop: Three cultures

Because of Covid, GIScience 2020 has been postponed to 2021. We will communicate the new deadline for this workshop as soon as possible. GIScience 2020 2021 Workshop The social, the science and the humanities: Bridging three cultures of geographic information in the pandemic Workshop date & location: September 15, 2020 -- Poznań, Poland Submission deadline: … Continue reading [CfP] GIScience 2021 workshop: Three cultures

UBEL Scholarships 2020 – Human Geography

UBEL funding is now open: A few notes for applicants: Check eligibility: "ESRC studentships are open to all UK applicants. Applicants are also eligible for a studentship if they have been an ordinary resident in the UK for three years prior to the start of the studentship grant. For instance, if the applicant applies … Continue reading UBEL Scholarships 2020 – Human Geography

Moving to open access in GIScience

See also my list of open access resources for GIScience. Open access is coming. The radical European Plan S is just the latest of major pushes to reform the current expensive and irrational model. Since the second half of the 20th century, academic authors have usually published without fees, while a handful of private publishers reap handsome … Continue reading Moving to open access in GIScience