Publications

Terpstra, Nicholas, and Rose, Colin, Eds. Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence: Historical GIS and the Early Modern City. Routledge, 2016. Contents:

  1. Introduction, Nicholas Terpstra
    2. Thinking and Using DECIMA: Neighbourhoods and Occupations in Renaissance Florence, Colin Rose
    3. The Route of Governmentality: Surveying and Collecting Urban Space in Ducal Florence, Leah Faibisoff
    4. From the Decima to the DECIMA and Back Again: the Data Behind the Data, Eduardo Fabbro
    5. Shaping the Streetscape: Institutions as Landlords in Early Modern Florence, Daniel Jamison
    6. Women Behind Walls: Tracking Nuns and Socio-Spatial Networks in Sixteenth-Century Florence, Sharon Strocchia and Julia Rombough
  2. Locating the Sex Trade in the Early Modern City: Space, Sense, and Regulation in Sixteenth Century Florence, Nicholas Terpstra
  3. Plague and the City: Methodological Considerations in Mapping Disease in Early Modern Florence, John Henderson and Colin Rose
    9. Seeing Sound: Mapping the Florentine Soundscape, Niall Atkinson
    10. Mapping Fear: Plague and Perception in Florence & Tuscany, Nicholas A. Eckstein
    11. Locating Experience in the Renaissance City Using Mobile App Technologies: The Hidden Florence Project, Fabrizio Nevola and David Rosenthal
    12. Conclusion: Towards Early Modern Spatial Humanities

Articles

Terpstra, N. & Colin Rose. DECIMA: The Digitally-Encoded Census Information and Mapping Archive, and the Project for a Geo-Spatial and Sensory Map of Renaissance Florence. The Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies. Special Issue: The Digital Turn. Vol 13, 2013.

Conference Panels

Rose, C., Jamison, D., Faibisoff, L., Fabbro, E. Digital Florence and Venice I: The DECIMA Project for an Interactive Online Map (Panel Dedicated to DECIMA). Renaissance Studies Association. New York, 2014.

Terpstra, N. (Participant). Roundtable: Digital Florence. Renaissance Studies Association Annual Conference. Chicago, March 31- April 2, 2017.

Terpstra, N. Following Threads: Digital Mapping of Early Modern Florence. Renaissance Studies Association Annual Conference. Boston, March 27-29, 2016.

Invited Lectures

Terpstra, N. Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in the Pre-Modern City: The DECIMA Project. The Digital Curation Institute at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto. Studying the Past Through Technology: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable. March, 2017.

Faibisoff, L. Motives and Methodologies of the Decima Granducale: Walking the Streets with Census Takers, Italia Illustrata: Digital Mapping and Techniques of Visualizing the Pre-modern Italian City, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, June 17, 2013.

Jamison, D. Neighbourhoods at Street Level: Tenants and Landlords in the Decima Granducale, Italia Illustrata: Digital Mapping and Techniques of Visualizing the Pre-modern Italian City, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, June 17, 2013.

Rose, C. Populating a Digital Prosopography: A Historic GIS of Florentine Census Data. Italia Illustrata: Digital Mapping and Techniques of Visualizing the Pre-modern Italian City, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, June 17, 2013.

Rose, C. DECIMA: The Digitally Encoded Census Information and Mapping Archive. Jackman Humanities Institute Working Group on Digital Mapping. October 28 2015.

Rose, C. Digital Maps and Renaissance Manuscripts: Social Cartography and the DECIMA. Ball State University GIS Day, November 18 2015.

Rose, C. Mapping History: The DECIMA Project and Spatial Humanities. Miller Center for Historical Studies, University of Maryland. April 26 2016.

Rose, C. Social Cartography: Mapping Census Data and Asking New Questions About Late-Renaissance Florence. Brock University History Department Speaker Series. September 23, 2016.

Terpstra, N. Exploring 16th-century Florence. DECIMA: The Digitally Encoded Census Information and Mapping Archive. Amsterdam, 2015.

DECIMA Workshops

Digital Mapping: Tracing the Senses. Digital Humanities Workshop hosted by DECIMA. University of Toronto, April 2014.

Mapping Sense, Space, and Time: A Digital Mapping Workshop. Collaboration Across Boundaries, Toronto, April 2016.

Major Grants

Space, Mobility and Socio-Economic Networks:  Digital Mapping of Early Modern Florence. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) Grant. 2014-18.