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CALL FOR PAPERS – Coordinating Cartographic Collections

On 30 September 2021 the ICA Commission is organizing the online workshop “Coordinating Cartographic Collections”, in conjunction with the 12th Virginia Garrett Lectures on the History of Cartography (University of Texas at Arlington) and the Fall Meeting of the Texas Map Society.

The ICA Workshop, due to the varying international Covid19 situation and travel restrictions, will be an ONLINE EVENT. The 12th Virginia Garrett Lectures & Fall Meeting of the Texas Map Society, however, are planned as a HYBRID CONFERENCE from 1 to 3 October 2021 (in-person attendance and online streaming). Presenters and registered participants of the ICA Workshop will get FREE online access to this conference as well.

All three connected events are exploring the incredibly diverse cosmos of maps in collections. The ICA Workshop invites personal and institutional case studies / best practice examples on the following topics (though other contributions will be considered as well):
collecting (trade and collector)
cataloguing
preserving
presenting (physical and digital)
access / user perspectives
managing (back office)

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 30 July 2021
Notification of acceptance: 13 August 2021
Guidance on abstracts: min.200 words – max.500 words, add a brief biographical note

Inquiries and submissions should be directed to:

Prof. Dr. Imre Josef Demhardt (Chair ICA Commission on the History of Cartography)
E-Mail: demhardt@uta.edu