Tracking Leather: Andrew Watson Visits HGIS Lab

Dr. Andrew Watson has taken up temporary residence in the HGIS Lab. Andrew is working with Jim Clifford as an ICCC Visiting Fellow for the Trading Consequences project.  They are using digital methods, including text mining historical documents and historical GIS, to track the leather and tanning industries of the British world.

Andrew will be giving a public talk Wednesday, July 30th at 3pm in Arts 710 entitled “Tanning Resources in Muskoka from Local to Global Commodity Flows, 1870-1930.”

A. Watson in Lab

A. Watson Analyzing Text Mining Results

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