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REGISTRATION OPEN – Conquering the World through Cartography: The Imperialist Turn in 19th and 20th Century Mapping

The ICA Commission on the History of Cartography and the Belgian Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences will jointly host an international conference on colonial cartography from 30 till 31 May 2023 in Brussels. More information on the conference can be found here. To register, please visit this website.

 

PROCEEDINGS PUBLISHED – Mapping the Ottoman Realm: Travelers, Cartographers and Archaeologists (21-23 April 2020, Istanbul, Turkey)

In 2020, the worldwide pandemic forced a late cancellation of the symposium. As an alternative, authors of accepted presentations were encouraged to submit full papers on their work for publication in an open access proceedings volume, which can be found here: https://www.proc-int-cartogr-assoc.net/3/. The volume also contains a preface by commission chair Imre Demhardt, with the full story on the course the symposium took from spring 2020 to the summer of 2021.