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NEWS:

REGISTRATION OPEN – Workshop “Cartography as a Cultural Encounter” (15 July 2019, Tokyo, Japan)

The ICA Commission on the History of Cartography and ICA Commission on Topographic Mapping will jointly organize a workshop to precede the 29th International Cartographic Conference in Tokyo. The focus will be on both western and eastern cartographic practice from the early modern era until the early 20th century. More information can be found here.

It is now possible to register for the workshop (free of charge).

 

REGISTRATION OPEN – Workshop “Controlling the Waters” (12 July 2019, Utrecht, The Netherlands)

It is a tradition that the International Cartographic Association and the International Conference on the History of Cartography jointly organize a pre-ICHC event. For the 28th ICHC they have teamed up with the Map Collection of Utrecht University and will together host a workshop focusing on the cartography of water. More information can be found here.

It is now possible to register for the workshop (free of charge).

 

The Proceedings of the Commission’s Regional Symposium “Mapping Asia” which was held in Leiden in September 2017 are now published. Buy them here.

Mapping Asia: Cartographic Encounters Between East and West
Series: Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography
Subseries: Publications of the International Cartographic Association (ICA)
Martijn Storms; Mario Cams; Imre Josef Demhardt; Ferjan Ormeling (Eds.)