Essential Readings

Gregory, I. and Geddes, A. 2014. Toward Spatial Humanities: Historical GIS and Spatial History (The Spatial Humanities).

Gregory, I., and Murrieta-Flores, P. 2016. Geographical Information Systems as a Tool for Exploring the Spatial Humanities, In Crompton, C., Lane, R., and Siemens, R. (Eds.) Doing Digital Humanities: Practice, Training, Research. Oxford: Routledge.

David J. Bodenhamer, John Corrigan, Trevor M. Harris 2010.

The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship. Indiana University press.

Presner Todd and Shepard David, Mapping the geospatial turn, In A new companion to digital humanities 2015


Bevan, A. & Lake, M. (Eds) 2013. Computational Approaches to Archaeological Spaces. Left Coast Press.

Bodenhamer, D. Corrigan, J. and Harris, T. 2010. The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship.

Brunsdon, C. & Comber, L. 2015. An Introduction to R for Spatial Analysis and Mapping. Sage Publishing.

Gregory, Ian N., et al. Troubled Geographies. Indiana University Press, 2013.

Ingold, T. 2000. The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill. Routledge.

Lefebvre, H (1974/1991). The production of Space. Wiley.

May, J. and Thrift, N. Eds (2001). Timespace: Geographies of Temporality. Routledge.

Moretti, Franco 1999. Atlas of the European Novel, 1800—1900. London: Verso.

Paliou, E., Lieberwirth, U. & Polla, S. (Eds) (2014). Spatial analysis and social spaces. Interdisciplinary approaches to the interpretation of prehistoric and historic built environments. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter.

Wittur, J. 2013. Computer-generated 3d-Visualisations in Archaeology. Between Added Value and Deception. BAR Series 2463. Archaeopress.



Ardito, C., Buono, P., Costabile, M.F., Lanzilotti, R. and Pederson, T. 2007. Re-experiencing History in Archaeological Parks by Playing a Mobile Augmented Reality Game. In Proceedings of the 2007 OTM Confederated International Conference: On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems.

Brunsdon, C. 2016. Quantitative methods I: Reproducible research and quantitative geography. Progress in Human Geography 40:687696.

Brunsdon, C. and Comber, A. 2012. Assessing the changing flowering date of the common lilac in North America: a random coefficient model approach. Geoinformatica 16(4): 675-690.

Brunsdon, C. and Corcoran, J. and Higgs, G. (2007) Visualising space and time in crime patterns: A comparison of methods. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 31 (1). pp. 52-75.

Chrysanthi, A., Papadopoulos, C., Frankland, T., Earl, G. 2013. ‘Tangible Pasts’: User-Centred Design of a Mixed Reality Application for Cultural Heritage. In Archaeology in the Digital Era. CAA 2012 Proceedings of Computer Applications & Quantitative Methods in Archaeology 2012.

Chrysanthi, A. and Caridakis, G. 2015. The archaeological space via visitor movement and interaction. In Papadopoulos, C., Paliou, E., Chrysanthi, A., Kotoula, E. and Sarris, A. (Eds.)Archaeological research in the Digital Age (pp. 168-175). Rethymno, GR: Institute for Mediterranean Studies – Foundation of Research and Technology (IMS-Forth).

Ciolfi, L. and McLoughlin, M. 2011. Challenges for the technological augmentation of open-air museums: Bridging buildings, artefacts and activities. Nordisk Museologi, 1, 15-36.

Clark, J. T. 2010. The Fallacy of Reconstruction. In Forte, M. Cyber-archaeology. Archaeopress.

Cooper D., Donaldson C. and Murrieta-Flores, P. (2016) ‘Introduction: Digital Literary Geographies’ IN Literary Mapping in the Digital Age. Aldershot: Ashgate, Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities.

Cooper, David, and Ian N. Gregory. 2011. Mapping the English Lake District: A Literary GIS, In Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers36:1 (Jan., 2011). DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-5661.2010.00405.x

Düring, Marten, ‘The potential of agent based modelling for historical research’ in Complexity and the Human Experience Modeling Complexity in the Humanities and Social Sciences (eds) Paul A. Youngman and Mirsad Hadzikadic.

Earl, G. 2013. Modeling in Archaeology: Computer Graphic and other Digital Pasts. Perspectives on science 21(2).

Eastman, C., Teicholz, P., Sacks, R., Liston, K. 2008. BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modelling. Hobken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons.

Eppich, R., Chabbi, A. and Getty Conservation, I. (2007) Recording, documentation, and information management for the conservation of heritage places : illustrated examples. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute.

Eve, S. 2012. Augmenting Phenomenology: Using Augmented Reality to Aid Archaeological Phenomenology in the Landscape. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 19(4): 582-600.

Gavin, M. “Agent-Based Modeling and Historical Simulation.” Digital Humanities Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 4, 2014.

Gastner, M.T. & Newman, M.E.J. 2004. Diffusion-based methods for producing density-equalizing maps. PNAS 101(20): 7499-7504.

Graham, S., Milligan, I and Weingart, S. Exploring big data: the Historian’s macroscope Imperial College Press 2015. Available online in draft form at companion website

Goodchild, F. M. 2007. Citizens as Sensors: The World of Volunteered Geography. GeoJournal 69: 211.

Greenspan, B. 2011. The New Place of Reading: Locative Media and the Future of Narrative. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 5(3).

Gregory, Ian N. ’A map is just a bad graph: why spatial statistics are important in historical GIS’ in Placing History: how maps, spatial data and GIS are changing historical scholarship (eds) Anne Kelly Knowles and Anne Hillier ESRI 2008.

Knowles, Anne Kelly “What could Robert E. Lee see at Gettysburg?” in Placing History: how maps, spatial data and GIS are changing historical scholarship (eds) Anne Kelly Knowles and Anne Hillier ESRI 2008.

Manovich, L. 2006. The poetics of augmented space. Visual Communication, 5 (2), 219-240.

Marshall, M. et al. 2015. Audio-based narratives for the trenches of World war I: Intertwining Stories, Places and Interction for an Evocative Experience. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 85: 27-39.

Massung, E. 2012. Visitor reception to location-based interpretation at archaeological and heritage sites. In Chrysanthi, A., Murrieta Flores, P. and Papadopoulos, C. (Eds.) Thinking Beyond the Tool. Archaeological Computing and the Interpretative Process (pp. 168-190). BAR 2344, Oxford: Archaeopress.

Patricia Murrieta-flores & Naomi Howell 2017. Towards the Spatial Analysis of Vague and Imaginary Place and Space: Evolving the Spatial Humanities through Medieval Romance. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries 13(1).

Piatti, Barbara, and Lorenz Hurni 2009. Mapping the Ontologically Unreal – Counterfactual Spaces in Literature and Cartography. The Cartographic Journal 46:4 (Nov., 2009): 333–342. DOI: 10.1179/000870409X12554350947386

Moretti, Franco 2000. “Conjectures on World Literature.” New Left Review 1 (January–February, 2000).

Murrieta-Flores, P. and Gregory, I. 2015 Further frontiers in GIS: Extending Spatial Analysis to Textual Sources in Archaeology. Open Archaeology (1): 166-175. DOI 10.1515/opar-2015-0010.

Papadopoulos, C. and Earl, G. 2013. Formal Three-dimensional Computational Analyses of Archaeological Spaces. In Paliou, E., Lieberwirth, U., Polla, S. (eds) Spatial Analysis in Past Built Spaces. De Gruyter.

Sundstedt, V., Chalmers, A., Martinez, P. 2004. High Fidelity Reconstruction of the Ancient Egyptian Temple of Kalabsha. ACM.

Sylaiou, S., Liarokapis, F., Kotsakis, K., Patias, P. 2009. Virtual Museums, a Survey and Some Issues for Consideration. Journal of Cultural Heritage 10.

White, Richard “What is spatial history?” Spatial History Lab Stanford 2010.

MSc in Spatial eHumanities & MA in Digital Humanities (2017-18)