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2016 ISHMap Symposium Lisbon

Encounters and Translations: Mapping and Writing the Waters of the World
Friday, 3rd and Saturday, 4th June 2016

Auditório, National Library of Portugal, Lisbon

The symposium is open to all interested in the subject and will particularly give junior academics the opportunity to present their work in map history to the wider community. ISHMap is the first and only international academic society whose objectives are to advance the study of the history of maps in all societies and over all periods of time.

No registration fee - all welcome!


Spring Lectures in the History of Cartography, Part II

The second paprer of the "Spring Lectures in the History of Cartography", organized by the CIUHCT in Lisbon, will be given by Jean-Marc Besse, who will give a talk about "Early modern atlases: graphic forms and cognitive practices"  on July 19th at 6pm in the National Library of Portugal in Lisbon

Spring Lectures in the History of Cartography (Lisbon)

The CIUHCT organizes also in this year the "Spring Lectures in the History of Cartography", which will take place at the National Library of Portugal in Lisbon.

On Thursday, 21th May 2015 Sandra Sáenz-López Pérez (Madrid) will speak about Beatos-Maps: "Subiecta formula picturarum demonstrat: La imagen del mundo en los manuscritos de los Beatos".

IV Workshop Internacional História da Cartografia Ibérica (WIHCI)

The IV international workshop about Iberian map history, which is organised by GEHC (Grup d’Estudis d’Història de la Cartografia, University of Barcelona) and CIUHCT (Centre for History of Science and Technology, University of Lisbon) will take place in Barcelona from 4th to 6th March 2015. It will deal with Cities, Regions and Oceans (15th-20th Centuries). The Call for Papers ends on 31th Dezember 2014. For more information see

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