As part of the Australasian Rare Book Summer School, two free public lectures will be held in Wellington in January 2015, hosted by Victoria University of Wellington and the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand.
Mapping the World through Time
Speaker: Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Assistant Director of Geospatial, Cartographic and Scientific Data & Services, Stanford University Libraries
27 January 2015, 5.30pm-6.30pm
Tiakiwai (lower ground floor), National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, Aitken Street entrance.
Mapping texts: Using GIS to understand the geographies in large collections of text
Speaker: Ian Gregory, Professor of Digital Humanities, Lancaster University, UK
29 January 2015, 5.00pm-6.00pm
Stout Research Centre, Room 203, Victoria University Kelburn campus.
For more information please visit: http://wtap.vuw.ac.nz/wordpress/digital-history/rbss-public-lectures/