2nd INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY,
PORTSMOUTH UNIVERSITY, UK
10 – 12 September, 2008
“Shifting boundaries – cartography in the 19th and 20th centuries”
The style sheet for the War Office series GSGS 1764, Cape Colony Reconnaissance Series.
Lindsay Frederick Braun
The Colonial Archive and Maps of the Transkei, 1857-1898.
Emanuela Casti and Federica Burnini
Cartographic cataloguing and filing: towards a new definition of the colonial mapmaker
The emergence of the Admiralty Chart in the Nineteenth Century.
Imre Josef Demhardt
Mapping the Greater Germany: Paul Langhans, political cartography and the Perthes‘national’ atlases of the 1890’s.
Kathrin Fritsch and Isabel Voigt
“Local knowledge is wonderfully good, but…” – African Knowledge in European Maps.
Before and after the splitting-up of Sweden-Finland: 19th century Military Maps of Finland in the
Swedish Military Archives.
Constructing the Empire: Cartography in prewar Japan.
“The Spirit of Observation”: The Early Ordnance Survey and the British Culture of Patriotism.
Alexander J Kent
A methodology to classify and visualise stylistic evolution in topographic maps.
Jüttner’s map of Prague of 1816 – research, cartometric analysis and visualization.
Shifting boundaries in Southern Africa: John Arrowsmith’s map of the Cape of Good Hope of 1834.
Border Contrasts – Border Conflicts: Examples from Northern Namibia.
The British military mapping of Hong Kong and the cruise of H.M.S. Pegasus.
Alastair Pearson and Mike Heffernan
Pan-Regional Mapping: The contribution of the International Map of the World and the AGS Map of Hispanic America to Global mapping in the Twentieth century.
Charles Cornwallis Michell (1793-1851). Pioneer Cape military cartographer.
Mirela Slukan Altic
The Croatian explorer Dragutin Lerman (1863-1918), and his contribution to the mapping of Central
The ‘English’ patient, fools, foxes and rats: exploration, mapping and war in the Lybian desert.
Nnabugwu O. Uluocha
The Cartographic Legacy of Colonial Administration in Nigeria.
Adrian James Webb
Who ran the British Admiralty’s Hydrographic Office between 1808 and 1829?