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GIS for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2018

December 7, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

Registration Schedule:

  1. Registration deadline:

    Tuesday, 12/04/18 @ 1:00 PM.

  2. $25 Registration fee deadline:

    Friday, 12/07/18 @ 9:00 AM.

  3. Workshop date:

    Friday, 12/07/18 @ 9:00AM

How to Apply:

  • For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the "REGISTER" button (HUID login required).
  • For Non-Harvard applicants, please submit your application by clicking the "NON-HARVARD REGISTER" button.

Recommended for each participant:

  • Your laptop.  We'll be in a computer lab, so this is not essential as students can use the lab machines.  But installing and using the GIS software on your own laptop is a good accelerant to using and learning GIS. 
  • If you have a laptop:  Download and install  GoogleEarthPro, and QGIS,  (both free)
  • Create a login on the Worldmap site (
  • Bring any data or documents you want to map or work with.  Time permitting, the instructors will look at your data and offer suggestions.

Download the workshop Agenda.             Download the Workshop Materials
QGIS Workshop and Tutorials