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Historical Ontology of Urban Spaces

NAWA financed project to expand international cooperation and international significance of Polish research institutes and universities

What we do

Meetings, workshops, conferences, research, publications...

About project in english (PDF)  /  O projekcie po polsku (PDF)


Prof. IH PAN, dr hab. Marek Słoń - Principal Investigator
dr Wiesława Duży - coordinator; structure of ontology and vocabulary issues
dr Aleksander Łupienko - 19th century
dr Anna Paulina Orłowska - coordinator; Middle Ages
mgr inż Grzegorz Myrda - IT, GIS
mgr Katarzyna Słomska - GIS, cartography
mgr Michał Słomski - Early Modern Period
mgr Urszula Zachara-Związek - German and Latin ontology

Workshop #1: kick off meeting

Kick off meeting took place in Warsaw on January 27-28.


January 27, 2020 (Monday)

          10:00 Warsaw city guided tour
          12:00 Lunch
          13:30 Welcome, introduction to the project including the schedule (Wieslawa Duzy)
          14:30 Coffee
          14:45 Project partners’ presentations (partners)
          16:15 Coffee
          16:30 Future plans - introduction to the ERC application (Patryk Wasiak)
          17:30 HOUSe project scientific board - introduction (Wieslawa Duzy)
          19:00 Dinner

January 28, 2020 (Tuesday)

          9:00 Symbols and notions from the Historical Atlases: introduction and workshop (Marek Slon with a team)
          10:30 Coffee
          10:45 Symbols and notions from the Historical Atlases: introduction and workshop (Marek Slon with a team)
          12:30 Lunch
          13:30 Conference in Münster - discussion (Marek Slon)
          14:30 Conclusions
          14:45 Warsaw city guided tour

The venue was IH PAN Sala Kościuszki Rynek Starego Miasta 29/31, 00-272 Warszawa

Programme, PDF version
Workshop notes, PDF version
Workshop notes, PDF version in polish

Conference #1: State of the art

The first conference of the project will be held in Münster (Germany) on March 9th and 10th. If you would like to participate email us at urbanonto[at]

Conference information

Workshop #2: Sources and #urbanonto building

September 28-30, 2020, Online

Workshop information

Our Contacts


Rynek Starego Miasta 29/31
00-272 Warszawa


+48 22 831 02 61