International Digital Humanities Awards 

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We are pleased to announce to you that our two most recent works, the online tour map TravellersMap, as well as the traveling literature database TravelTrails, a project that is realized in cooperation with the Gennadius Library, participate in the International Digital Humanities Awards (Digital Humanities Awards 2022).  The TravellersMap project is nominated under the Best project for the promotion of data category (Best DH Data visualization), while the TravelTrails project (is nominated) under the Best project for the promotion of sources category. 

We invite you to participate in the voting, selecting both of our projects under the corresponding categories.  Your vote is important, since it is up to the public to decide who to promote as winners! You can vote here: 

A few words about the two projects:

  • An aftermath of the successful series “Online Tours in Asia Minor” and “Online Guided Tours in the Aegean”, the TravellersMap ( is a modern travel map with the aim to promote the ‘’Hellenic world’’ and to familiarize the general public with rare archival material. You can navigate the area of eastern Mediterranean and become acquainted with a useful and dynamic tool! As the online meetings evolve, TravellersMap will be renewed in regular time periods.
  • ΤravelTrails ( is an online database, which indexes, categorizes and analyzes the records of travelers in the eastern Mediterranean from the early 16th century until 1830. It is based on the collections both of the Gennadius Library and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, and helps users to navigate the varied and rich historical information of the traveling literature. Until today 108,071 pages are included in the thesaurus, which equal to 201 editions and 5,031 labels.