Humanities GIS Projects

This catalog was seeded from John Levin's Anterotesis DH GIS Projects list. We would like to improve the interface and functionality in 2016. Please contact us if you are able to help!

Addressing History

Scottish Post Office directories and contemporary maps. The execution of this project is excellent.

Where: Scotland


Part of the Harvard World Map project.

Where: Africa

Animated Atlas of African History

Flash-based map of Africa, available on the web as downloadable executables for Mac and Windows.

Where: Africa

Archivo Memorias de la Patagonia Austral

En el año 2010 se crea el proyecto Archivo Memorias de la Patagonia Austral que comienza a reubicar y organizar conjuntos de documentos a partir de la digitalización y el específico tratamiento de los mismos para su puesta en consulta pública.

Where: Argentina :: Chile

Atlantic Networks Project

Maps and data relating to trans-atlantic shipping, including the slave trade.


Atlas Cartografia Histórica

Mapping the historic local administrations of Portugal, in Portuguese and English.

Where: Portugal

Atlas das Paisagens Literárias de Portugal Continental

Atlas of Literary Landscapes of Mainland Portugal is a project that aims to study literary representations of mainland Portugal and to explore their connections with social and environmental realities both in the past and in the present.

Where: Portugal

Atlas of Digital Humanities and Social Science / Atlas de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades Digitales

Where: Global

Atlas of Early Printing

Printing in Europe, circa 1450 to 1500.

Where: Europe

Atlas of Sources and Materials for History of Old Poland

A uniform system for gathering, analysing, and making available information and sources for research in the field of historical geography of Polish lands within borders prior to 1772

Where: Poland

Authorial London

The Authorial London project is compiling and mapping references to London places found in the works and biographies of writers who have lived there.  You can explore and analyze these curated passages from literary, geographical, and biographical perspectives, on dimensions of genre, form, period, social standing, and neighborhood. The site's underlying software platform, "Authorial {X}," will be made available soon, permitting creation of similar sites for other locales.

Batanes Islands Cultural Atlas

A Cultural Atlas that includes maps, a timeline, and images of Batanes, the northern most province of the Philippines.

Where: Philippines