The Making of Digital Historical Atlas: Some Examples from South India

By Aloka Parasher-Sen.

Published by The Technology Collection

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To use methods of digital mapping to indicate simultaneity of historical processes and explain in a given spatial context historical change. Maps on co-existing different cultural levels of historical evolution.

Keywords: Historical Atlas, South India, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Digital Mapping

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.91-98. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.051MB).

Professor Aloka Parasher-Sen

She was awarded the Career Award in Social Sciences and Humanities by the UGC for Young Scientists and had been nominated as Member, Indian Council of Historical Research and Indian National Science Academy besides having served as member on a host of other University and Government bodies. Her major publications include two books published in the main area of her interest in social history, namely, early Indian attitudes towards foreigners, tribes and castes. Three edited volumes on different aspects of the social, economic, cultural and religious history and archaeology of the Deccan. She has collaborated with organization like the International Institute of Information Technology, the Centre for Deccan Studies, the National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management, the Salar Jung Museum and the State Department of Archaeology and Museums in Hyderabad. At the national level she has written course material for the Indira Gandhi National Open University and been advisor and member of committees at the Maulana Azad National Urdu University. At the International level she has been a Visiting Professor, in addititon to having had a Fulbright term, at the University of California at Berkeley and has had a DAAD Fellowship to be at the South Asia Institute at the University of Heidelberg. She has presented research papers at several international conferences both in India and abroad like at the ICANAS sessions at Toronto and Hong Kong, at the University of Keil and University of Texas at Austin. Currently she is Partner, heading the Andhra Pradesh team, in a major Ford Foundation funded Project on making a digital atlas of South India.

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