Two-day Introductory Workshop

Program for GIS for Language Study Two-day Introductory Workshop
Monday-Tuesday 7-8 May 2018, 09:00–17:00
Engelska parken, rooms Eng/22-1017 and Eng/22-0025

The event is not public. To participate please apply to Alexandra Petrulevich (alexandra.petrulevich@nordiska.uu.se)

Invited instructors

  • Alan Macniven is the Head of Scandinavian Studies and Senior Lecturer at the Department of European Languages and Cultures of the University of Edinburgh
  • Cecilia Ljung is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies of Stockholm University
  • Johan Åhlfeldt is Research Engineer at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies of Lund University
  • Peder Gammeltoft is Senior Academic Librarian and Scientific Manager of the Norwegian Language Collections at the Department of special collections of the University of Bergen
  • Peter Ranacher is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Geography of the University of Zurich

Day 1
Chair: Alexandra Petrulevich

  • 09:00-09:15 Welcome and opening remarks, Alexandra Petrulevich and Marc Tang (Eng/22-1017)
  • 09:15–10:30 Introductory presentations, instructors (Eng/22-1017)
  • 10:30–11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00–12:30 Short presentations of planned mini-projects, participants (Eng/22-1017)
  • 12:30–13:30 Lunch (Kajutan, Matikum)
  • 13:30–15:00 Individual working session 1 (Eng/22-0025 and Eng/22-1017)
  • 15:00–15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30–16:30 Individual working session 2 (Eng/22-0025 and Eng/22-1017)
  • 16:30–16:45 Small group discussion (Eng/22-1017)
  • 16:45–17:00 Group sharing (Eng/22-1017)
  • 19:00–          Dinner at Koh Phangan Uppsala, Övre Slottsgatan 12

Day 2
​Chair: Marc Tang

  • 09:00-09:15 Day 2 opening and agenda (Eng/22-1017)
  • 09:15–10:30 Individual working session 3 (Eng/22-0025 and Eng/22-1017)
  • 10:30–11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00–12:30 Individual working session 4 (Eng/22-0025 and Eng/22-1017)
  • 12:30–13:30 Lunch (Kajutan, Matikum)
  • 13:30–14:45 Mini-project presentations (outcome) and
    instructor feedback 1 (Eng/22-1017) Open to students of the faculty
  • 14:45–15:15 Coffee break
  • 15:15–16:30 Mini-project presentations (outcome) and
    instructor feedback 2 (Eng/22-1017) Open to students of the faculty
  • 16:30–17:00 Concluding discussion (Eng/22-1017)

Participants

  • Alexandra Petrulevich (Project leader), Researcher at the Department of Scandinavian Languages.
  • Agnieszka Backman, Researcher at the Department of Scandinavian Languages.
  • Anne-Sofie Gräslund, Professor Emerita at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
  • Chris Cooijmans, PhD student at the Department of Scandinavian Studies, University of Edinburgh.
  • Eleanor Coghill, Professor at the Department of Linguistics and Philology.
  • Harald Hammarström, Associate Senior Lecturer at the Department of Linguistics and Philology.
  • Karolina Andersdotter, Librarian at the University Library, The Carolina Library.
  • Krister Vasshus, PhD student at the Department Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen.
  • Kristina Neumüller, Research archivist at the Department of Onomastics.
  • Marc Tang, PhD student at the Department of Linguistics and Philology.
  • Ryan Foster, PhD student at the Department of Scandinavian Studies, University of Edinburgh.

For an overview of the mini-projects included in this worskhop, please click here

All workshop participants are REQUIRED to bring their own laptops with QGIS software installed (preferably in English).