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Thursday, May 9 • 9:00am - 10:55am
Palestine Open Maps Mapathon

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A workshop to introduce Palestine Open Maps (palopenmaps.org), and to actively engage participants in the collective process of digitizing the information contained within a series of highly detailed historic maps from the British mandate period (1922-48). These maps, now in the public domain, offer a vivid snapshot of a human and natural geography almost unrecognizable on the ground today, including population centers, roads, railways, topographic features and tens of thousands of sites of interest.
Participants should bring a laptop (and a mouse) if possible!

Session notes:
 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XOFrh20dujvdbpgiDGamo3bR91-WVIdBcf-Wwsjsmn8/edit

Speakers
avatar for Majd Al-shihabi

Majd Al-shihabi

Bassel Khartabil Free Culture Fellowship
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Ahmad Barclay

Founding Partner, Visualizing Palestine
I am an architect, visual communicator and product designer actively engaged in a variety of projects involving data visualization, visual storytelling and learning through play.I have facilitated courses and workshops based on my experiences in cities including Beirut, London, Amman... Read More →


Thursday May 9, 2019 9:00am - 10:55am
Goa Room, 4th Floor, Museu do Oriente Av. Brasília 352, 1350-279 Lisboa, Portugal

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