Here it is! The schedule for GIS Day @Stanford, 2016. It’s a work in progress, but only small changes to times will be made, at this point. 

This year’s events will be split between two venues. In the morning we will meet at the Hartley Conference Center, in Mitchell Earth Sciences Building, and after lunch (on the Mitchell Patio), we will reconvene at The David Rumsey Map Center at Green Library.

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Wednesday, November 16 • 1:00pm - 1:10pm
Mapping Mamluk Egypt: 14th Century Land Tenure Along the Nile Delta

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We will describe the process of building the database and creating/overlaying the historical maps. This will include pictures of the initial and final products presented to our supervisor.

Project commissioned by Lisa Blaydes, Professor of Political Science, Stanford. Research into economic institutions of Mamluk Egypt (14th-15th cent AD). This included building a database of property information(2500 entries with 12 variables) extracted from cadastral survey, and then linking these points to historical map of Egypt. Final phase of research project included analysis of geospatial distribution of wealth and state/privately owned land.


Vivan Malkani

Vivan Malkani is a Stanford Undergraduate.

Wednesday November 16, 2016 1:00pm - 1:10pm PST
David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford University Library Green Library, Stanford University, 557 Escondido Mall, Stanford, CA 94305