<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_extra">Dear colleagues,</div><div class="gmail_extra"><br></div><div class="gmail_extra">You will find below the Call for Participation of our DH2016 pre-conference workshop in Spatial Humanities endorsed by the GeoHumanities Special Interest Group. </div><div class="gmail_extra"><br></div><div class="gmail_extra">We hope it will be of your interest. Please spread the word to whom it may concern!</div><div class="gmail_extra"><span style="font-size:12.8px"><br></span></div><div class="gmail_extra"><span style="font-size:12.8px">Best regards,</span></div><div class="gmail_extra"><span style="font-size:12.8px">Carmen Brando (IGN) &amp; Francesca Frontini (ILC-CNR)</span></div><div class="gmail_extra"><span style="font-size:12.8px"><br></span></div><div class="gmail_extra"><span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">CALL FOR PARTICIPATION</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">The 1st edition of the workshop </span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">APlace4Places</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">, current trends and challenges in the development and use of geo-historical gazetteers</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">,</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"> </span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">will hold in conjunction with the 2016 Digital Humanities conference in </span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Kraków, Poland</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">. The present workshop aims to investigate the latest developments of geo-historical gazetteers and their impact in natural language processing and digital humanities studies. In particular the workshop will deal with crucial problems concerning the geo-spatial models of representation for ancient places, and the management of temporal information for geographic features in general. Current projects concerning the publication of geo-historical data as Linked Open Data, as well as their exploitation for annotating and enriching texts will also be discussed, alongside with more theoretical issues on vocabularies and ontologies. A group of well known invited scholars will hold 15 minutes presentations, discussing different and approaches to the topic, ranging from engineering, data models, standards and publication, corpus annotation models, visualization. An interactive discussion with workshop attendees about their current projects as well as a sum up panel will constitute an occasion for the community to gather together and harmonize efforts. The intended audience are scholars, data designers, and software developers who are or will be involved in research projects concerning the spatial humanities.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">The workshop is endorsed by </span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">The GeoHumanities Special Interest Group (SIG)</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"> of the </span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pr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