Online Workshop: Spatial Study of Chinese Religions and Society

Online Workshop Series on the Spatial Study of Chinese Religions and Society (II)

Introduction to Spatial Explorer of Religion: Theory, Methodology, Data, Technology and Applications

Presented by Shuming Bao, Director, China Data Center at the University of Michigan

Organized by China Data Center at the University of Michigan, Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue University, and Center for Global Studies at Purdue University Calumet

 10-11:00 am (EST), May 24, 2014

This workshop is one of the online workshop series on “The Spatial Study of Chinese Religions and Society” supported by the Henry Luce Foundation. Designed to introduce theory, methodology, technology, data and online tools for spatial study of religion, this workshop will focus on an entry-level of training on the newly developed spatial explorer of religion, distributed by the University of Michigan China Data Center. The training workshop will demonstrate how space-time data of different formats and sources can be integrated, visualized, analyzed and reported in a web based system. In addition, some case studies and future applications of the spatial explorer of religion  will be discussed.

The workshop is free and open for public. Pre-registration is required. The online registration will be closed once all seats are full. Please click the following link for the online registration: