Deep Dive into Gazetteers

Picture of map from Max Planck Institute web site

The next event in the Deep Dive into Digital and Data Methods for Chinese Studies series will be held on April 4-5, with guest speakers from the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG). There will be a lecture and a workshop on the topic of conducting digital research with local gazetteers. The Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies has established Digital Scholarship Workshop Travel Grants to support the travel of non-UM affiliates to attend the Deep Dive series.

How Disasters Begin: The Little Ice Age of 14th-Century China and Data Collection in the Long Durée
Professor Dagmar Schäfer, MPIWG
Thursday, April 4, noon–1 p.m.
Clark Library Instructional Space (240 Hatcher Graduate Library)
Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

Workshop on LoGaRT, the Local Gazetteers Research Tools
Dr. Shih-Pei Chen 陳詩珮, MPIWG
Friday, April 5, noon–3 p.m.
ScholarSpace (206 Hatcher Graduate Library)
Registration required


A light lunch will be provided. The classroom is equipped with laptops, but please feel free to bring your own.