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<p class="MsoNormal"><b>CALL FOR PAPERS<o:p></o:p></b></p>
<h1>ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Geospatial Humanities<o:p></o:p></h1>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">Co-located with
<a href="http://sigspatial2017.sigspatial.org" target="_blank">ACM SIGSPATIAL 2017</a> in Redondo Beach, California, USA<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="animate-box"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:EN-US">The ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Geospatial Humanities is concerned with the use of geographic information systems and other spatial technologies
 in humanities research. We aim to bring together researchers and practitioners from different sub-fields of computer science and the geographical information sciences, interested in the application of spatial methods and technology to the humanities. Participants
 will explore and demonstrate the contributions to knowledge that modern GIS technologies can enable within and beyond the digital humanities.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="animate-box"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:EN-US">The workshop invites contributions on the following topics, as well as other research related to the Spatial Humanities:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<ul type="disc">
<li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1">
Gazetteer development (e.g., models, data conflation, semantic technologies, etc.)<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1">
Historical geographical information systems<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1">
Spatio-temporal network analysis in the humanities<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1">
Text geo-parsing and other NLP techniques for geographical text analysis<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1">
Spatial simulation in the humanities (e.g., cellular automata and agent-based models)<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1">
Spatial and spatio-temporal analysis of humanities data<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1">
Visualization and cartographic representations for humanities data<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1">
Handling vague and imprecise historical spatio-temporal data<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1">
Applications of the aforementioned techniques<o:p></o:p></li></ul>
<p class="animate-box"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:EN-US">Contributions should be submitted in the form of long papers (i.e., up to 8 pages in PDF, according to the
<a href="http://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template"><span style="color:windowtext;text-decoration:none">ACM formating guidelines</span></a>). They should report on relatively mature research results, or alternatively on more speculative and early
 stage research that may nonetheless stimulate discussion at the workshop.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">FOR MORE INFORMATION AND SUBMISSIONS: <a href="https://bgmartins.github.io/sigspatial-geohumanities/index.html">
ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Geospatial Humanities</a><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Authors with best papers will be invited to prepare and submit extended versions to be considered, after a new peer review, for publication in a
<a href="http://explore.tandfonline.com/pages/cfp/tgis-spatial-computing-3q2017?utm_source=CPB&amp;utm_medium=cms&amp;utm_campaign=JMG01510">
special issue of the International Journal of Geographical Information Science</a> focused on
<i>Spatial Computing for the Digital Humanities</i>.<o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></b></p>
<h3><b>Important Dates<o:p></o:p></b></h3>
<p><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:EN-US">The Workshop on Geospatial Humanities will be held in conjunction with ACM SIGSPATIAL 2017 in Redondo Beach, California, USA.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<ul type="disc">
<li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
Paper submissions: 9th September, 2017<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
Decisions to authors: 23rd September, 2017<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
Camera ready versions: 7th October, 2017<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
Workshop: 7th November, 2017<o:p></o:p></li></ul>
<p class="MsoNormal">Many thanks and see you there!<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Paty<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="ES-MX" style="font-family:&quot;Calibri Light&quot;,sans-serif;color:#44546A;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Dr&nbsp;Patricia Murrieta-Flores</span></b><span lang="ES-MX" style="font-family:&quot;Calibri Light&quot;,sans-serif;color:#44546A;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">&nbsp;(BA,
 MSc)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri Light&quot;,sans-serif;color:#44546A;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Director of the Digital Humanities Research Centre<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri Light&quot;,sans-serif;color:#44546A;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Faculty of Humanities<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri Light&quot;,sans-serif;color:#44546A;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">University of Chester<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><a href="http://www.dhchester.org/"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri Light&quot;,sans-serif;color:blue">http://www.dhchester.org</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri Light&quot;,sans-serif;color:#5B9BD5;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">See my latest publications:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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