Submitted by zsoltorok on 16 June, 2014 - 11:04
The organisers of the 26th International Conference on the History of Cartography (ICHC 2015), to be held in Antwerp (Belgium), 12-17 July 2015, announced the call for papers.
Proposals are welcome on all aspects of the history of cartography, listed in the conference themes. Abstracts should be submitted no later than Wednesday 15 October 2014.
Please, find more information on the conference website.
Submitted by zsoltorok on 2 June, 2014 - 16:42
The ICA Commission on Map Production and Geo-Business, the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, and the Brussels Map Circle are organizing a joint international symposium entitled Cartography in Times of War and Peace. The symposium will consist of three events focusing on military cartography, each hosted by one of the contributing partners.
Submitted by zsoltorok on 2 June, 2014 - 16:35
Submitted by emmanuellevagnon on 7 April, 2014 - 21:54
We remind the map historians that there will be TWO days of conference in Paris, June 12 (BnF/ CFC) and June 13 (ISHmap), about war and cartography.
Here is he full programme of the Symposium '14-18 : War in maps", BnF, June 12, 2014. In attached file, presentation and summaries in English.
14/18 : War in maps
Symposium BnF / Comité français de Cartographie
12 juin 2014
Place : Bibliothèque nationale de France, site François-Mitterrand, petit auditorium
Submitted by Thomas Horst on 21 March, 2014 - 15:49
From 27th to 28th March 2014 the III. International Workshop about the History of Iberian Cartography will take place in the National Library of Lisbon. This Workshop is organized by the Centro Interuniversitário de História das Ciências e da Tecnologia (CIUHCT), cf. http://www.ciuhct.com/
For more information see the program.
Submitted by emmanuellevagnon on 25 November, 2013 - 17:19
Submitted by zsoltorok on 14 October, 2013 - 11:34
The 2nd Symposium of International Society for the History of the Map (ISHMap), organized in cooperation with the French National Library and the French Committee of Cartography will be held on Friday 13th June, 2014 at the Bibliothéque nationale du France, Paris, France ( BnF Richelieu site, salle des commissions).
Submitted by emmanuellevagnon on 1 October, 2013 - 21:59
On the occasion of the commemorations of the First World War, and in association with the exhibition "Summer 14 : Last Days of the Former World", presented in the Bibliothèque nationale de France (from March 25th, 2014 to August 3rd, 2014), the Comité français de Cartographie (CFC) organizes a one-day symposium entirely focusing on the use of cartography during war, according to three main issues :
- the role of maps during the preparation of the war
- the use of maps on the theatre of military operations
Submitted by Thomas Horst on 17 September, 2013 - 22:31
2013 is the 500th anniversary of the famous Piri Reis’ world map. In 36th General Conference of UNESCO which was assembled in Paris between 25 October-10 November 2011, current year has been accepted as World Piri Reis Year and was included into the program of celebration and commemoration.
Submitted by Thomas Horst on 13 August, 2013 - 16:16
From Monday, 2nd September 2013 to Wednesday, 4th September 2013 an International Conference about "The Holy Portolano - The Sacred Geography of Navigation in the Middle Ages" will take place at the Medieval Institute at the Fribourg University in Switzerland. More information about this event can be found under http://www.mediaevum.unifr.ch/portulan/f/home.html