Dr Katrina Navickas is reader in history at the University of Hertfordshire.
She researches the history of popular politics and protest in England in the early nineteenth century. Her latest book, Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848, is published by Manchester University Press, and has a companion website: http://protesthistory.org.uk
From left: Caroline Brazier (Chief Librarian); Katrina Navickas; Adam Crymble (University of Hertfordshire); Adam Farquhar (Digital Scholarship), at the BL Labs Awards Symposium, November 2015.
British Library Labs
British Library Labs is an initiative funded by the Andrew Mellon Foundation, and is part of the Digital Scholarship department of the British Library.
Manager: Mahendra Mahey
Technical Lead: Ben O'Steen
Political Meetings Mapper was one of the two winners of the 2015 Labs competition.
Read about the 2015 competition symposium: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digital-scholarship/2015/11/the-third-annual-british-library-labs-symposium-2015.html
Other contributors to the project:
John Levin and Samantha Walkden - checking OCR and code
Adam Jones-Lloyd - videography
National Library of Scotland - providing the API and the historic OS map of Great Britain
The site uses omeka.org web platform and Dublin Core standards.