Portsmouth 2008

SHIFTING BOUNDARIES: Cartography in the 19th and 20th centuries

2nd International Symposium on the History of Cartography
Portsmouth University, Portsmouth, UK
10-12 September 2008



Christopher Board
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

Andrew David
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.

Maria Gussarsson-Wijk
Before and after the splitting-up of Sweden-Finland: 19th century Military Maps of Finland in the
Swedish Military Archives.

Koji Hasegawa
Constructing the Empire: Cartography in prewar Japan.

Rachell Hewitt
“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.

Jiri Krejci
Jüttner’s map of Prague of 1816 – research, cartometric analysis and visualization.

Elri Liebenberg
Shifting boundaries in Southern Africa: John Arrowsmith’s map of the Cape of Good Hope of 1834.

Jana Moser
Border Contrasts – Border Conflicts: Examples from Northern Namibia.

Michael Nolan
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.

Gordon Richings
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

Zsolt Torok
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?