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REGISTRATION OPEN – The Surveying Turn in Cartography: Revolutionizing Maps and Charts in the 18th and 19th Centuries

The ICA Commission on the History of Cartography and the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin will jointly host the 9th International Symposium on the History of Cartography from 24 till 26 October 2022 in Berlin. It is now possible to register for the symposium through the following Eventbrite website. The registration fee is 55 euros (incl. general admission and coffee breaks). Check the full programme here.

 

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.