October 2014: Presentation on the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford at conference on digital visualization of social science data

On October 20th the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford, Stanford University Libraries, and Stanford’s Institute for Research in the Social Sciences sponsored a conference at Stanford on Geospatial Computational Social Science. In the video at this link, Hilton Obenzinger introduces goals for the digital project related to Chinese workers on the transcontinental railroad; Shelley Fishkin presents the breadth of the project’s work; and Gordon Chang discusses the overall history of the project and the challenges it faces.