Links

  • Charles Booth´s London. Poverty maps and police notebooks. Charles Booth's London enables you to search the catalogue of over 450 original notebooks from the Inquiry into Life and Labour in London (1886-1903), view 41 digitised notebooks and explore the London poverty maps.
  • Georeferencer British Library. Are you interested in local history and old maps? Would you like to explore historic places across the globe? If so, you can help the British Library. You can quickly create an overlay of historic maps on current mapping and compare the past with the present.
  • HisGIS Beeldbank. Provides links to the digitized Dutch primitive cadastral plans.
  • Time Machine FET Flagship. The Time Machine FET Flagship builds a Large Scale Simulator mapping 2000 years of European History, transforming kilometres of archives and large collections from museums into a digital information system. These Big Data of the Past are common resources for the future that will have a huge cultural, economical and societal impact. Researchers from all over the world, including the UAntwerpen Centre for Urban History, are now joining forces to bring the past back in one of the most ambitious project ever on European culture and identity. Read an introduction to the project in this article in De Morgen, including an interview with professor Tim Soens.