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!

Mapping Nature in New Granada, 1739-1830

An interactive visualization tool that narrates the spatial history of the exploitation of natural and geographic resources in a colony of the Spanish empire.

Mapping Our Anzacs

Mapping Australia's first world war recruits.

Where: Australia

Mapping Performance Culture: Nottingham 1857-1867

Mid-Victorian entertainments in the Midlands:


Mapping Petersburg

A project to map the Petersburg Text, starting with Dostoevsky's .

Where: Russia

Mapping Population Change in Ireland 1841-1851

Mapping population change during the Great Famine in Ireland:

Where: Ireland

Mapping Shakespeare's London

Now live! Graduate project from Kings College London.

Where: London

Mapping Texts

A project experimenting with new methods for finding and analyzing meaningful patterns embedded in massive collections of digital newspapers. Focus on Texas newspapers

Where: Texas

Mapping The City In Film

Nascent project mapping Liverpool on celluloid.


Mapping The Gulag

An important project, but so far only using static maps.

Where: Russia

Mapping The Jewish Communities of the Byzantine Empire

Very interesting project, now with added maps. The interface is significant, aiming to take spatial and temporal uncertainties into account.


Mapping The Lakes

Examining literary accounts of the Lake District in Britain, with some excellent theoretical articles.


Mapping The Long Women's Movement

An experiment with indexing, using, and ultimately understanding oral history in new ways, based upon accounts of feminist activism in the late twentieth century.

Where: United States