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Barcelona, Spain
Organisation: Grup d'Estudis d'Història de la Cartografia (GEHC) | Museu d'Història de Barcelona (MUHBA)
In the historical development of urban mapping is not possible to distinguish a single linear path and cumulative progress. Instead, the mapping of cities has evolved following different models or specific traditions, each of which has a peculiar origin, its own language and techniques and defining operational characteristics.
In the case of Spanish cartography it is possible to distinguish between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries four distinct traditions:
  • the views of cities,
  • urban military topography,
  • urban cadastral surveying and
  • town planning maps.

The different types of urban maps formed in such large historical sequence only become fully understandable by considering their own tradition. The main aim of this symposium is to study the genesis of these models or patterns of urban mapping, to describe its essential features and analyze their mutual influences.
Venue: Martí l’Humà Room of Museu d'Història de Barcelona (MUHBA), placed at Plaça del Rei, 1, Barcelona
URL: http://www.ub.edu/gehc/cmhcu17/en/


Miami, U.S.A.
Organisation: HistoryMiami Museum
Once a year, collectors, world renowned map dealers, hobbyists and the curious make Miami their destination for the Miami International Map Fair, organized by the HistoryMiami Museum. In 2017, it will be twenty-four years that the fair has welcomed visitors from around the world. Whether you are a serious collector or not, the Miami Map Fair provides you with a window through which to see how cartography has given form to the worlds which we explore and inhabit. There is a map for every taste and a price for every budget, three fascinating presentations on cartography and a computer generated map presentation from the University of Miami Department of Geography.
2017 Map Fair Panelists and Presenters
  • 20th Century Pictorial Maps Panel with:
    • Elisabeth Burdon: Map Dealer/Moderator, oldimprints.com
    • Ronald E. Grim: Curator of Maps, The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library
    • Dr. Stephen Hornsby: Author and Trustee Professor, University of Maine System
    • Dr. James Utley: National speaker, map collector and VP of Medical Affairs at Coventry Health Care
  • Antiquarian Celestial Maps Presentation by: Nick Kanas, MD: Author and Professor Emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco
  • Secret Provenance of Maps Presentation by: Ronald E. Grim: Curator of Maps, The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library
Venue: HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami FL 33130
Language: English
Contact: Hilda Masip
Telephone: +1 305-375-1618
E-mail: mapfair@historymiami.org
Time schedule:
Friday 3 February - VIP Full Weekend Registrant Private Access Day
Saturday 4 February, 10.00 to 17.00, open to the public
Sunday 5 February, 12.00 to 17.00, open to the public
Entry fee:
VIP Full Access Weekend Admission with Receptions: USD 85.00 per person
Daily admission: USD 20.00 per person
Catalogue availability: No
URL: http://www.historymiami.org/visit/map-fair/


London, U.K.
Organisation: Lecture in the history of cartography convened by Catherine Delano-Smith (Institute of Historical Research, University of London), Tony Campbell (formerly Map Library, British Library), and Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute).
Lecture by Dr Cóilín Parsons (Assistant Professor of English, Georgetown University, U.S.A.)
Venue: Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Woburn Square, London WC1H OAB
Language: English
Contact: Catherine Delano-Smith
Telephone: +44 20 8346 5112
E-mail: tony@tonycampbell.info
Time schedule: 17.00
Entry fee: Admission is free and each meeting is followed by refreshments. All are most welcome.
Catalogue availability: n.a.
URL: http://www.maphistory.info/warburgprog.html


London, U.K.
Organisation: Lecture in the history of cartography convened by Catherine Delano-Smith (Institute of Historical Research, University of London), Tony Campbell (formerly Map Library, British Library), and Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute)
Lecture by Florin-Stefan Morar (PhD Candidate in History of Science, Harvard University, U.S.A.) Venue: Language: Contact: Telephone: E-mail: Time schedule: Entry fee: Catalogue availability: n.a. URL:
Venue: Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Woburn Square, London WC1H OAB
Language: English
Contact: Catherine Delano-Smith
Telephone: +44 20 8346 5112
E-mail: tony@tonycampbell.info
Time schedule: 17.00
Entry fee: Admission is free and each meeting is followed by refreshments. All are most welcome.
Catalogue availability: n.a.
URL: http://www.maphistory.info/warburgprog.html
Brussels Map Circle event


Brussels, Belgium
Organisation: The Brussels Map Circle
We kindly invite you to bring a map, an atlas, a globe, a cartographic instrument or an interesting book on cartography and to present and talk about it. We welcome antique maps equally as much as ordinary or contemporary ones, as there is always something interesting, even in the simplest cartographic items.
Even if you are a newcomer, and you would like to know more about an item, please bring it along; the Circle members will be happy to study it carefully and to share their cartographic knowledge with you.
We kindly draw your attention that registration on our website is required.
Members pay only for the catering cost (EUR 10.00). The entrance fee for non-members is EUR 15.00, catering included. Fees are to be pre-paid on our bank account: IBAN BE52 0682 4754 2209 - BIC GKCCBEBB.
The Royal Library is a well known location at walking distance of the Central Station of Brussels and easily accessible by public transport (by train: Central Station Brussels - by metro/tube: Metro station 'Central Station').
You are expected at 12.00 for a convivial drink and sandwich lunch. The MAPAF will end at 16.45.
Venue: Royal Library of Belgium, Mont des Arts | Kunstberg, 1000 Brussels Boardroom (Raadzaal | Salle du Conseil).
E-mail: info@bimcc.org
Time schedule: 12:00 - 16:45
Entry fee: EUR 10.00 / EUR 15.00
URL: http://www.bimcc.org/events


Venice, Italy
Continuing the tradition of its annual Cartoheritage Conferences, since 2006, the International Cartographic Association Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital is organising the 12th Conference Digital Approaches in Cartographic Heritage in Venice, Italy, in partnership with the IUAV - Laboratory of Cartography & Gis and Laboratory of Photogrammetry, the AUTH CartoGeoLab - Laboratory of Cartography & Geographical Analysis, and the MAGIC - Map & Geoinformation Curators Group.
The Conference is organised in thematic sessions dedicated to issues relevant to the subjects usually treated in the Conferences of the ICA Cartoheritage Commission, according to its Terms of Reference (2015-2019) and the topics treated by its Working Units:
  • Digitisation - Georeference
  • Content analysis in terms of geometry and thematics of cartodiversity1
  • Landscape change studies based on map-archival sources
  • Visualisation of Cartoheritage, including thematic portals
  • Interconnection of cartographic archival sources, especially map and textual data
  • Historical terrestrial and aerial photography, including photo-related post-cards and relevant material - cartographic parametrisation
  • Cartoheritage web providing issues
  • Interaction of cartoheritage with map and geoinformation curatorship of cartodiversity
  • Development of cartoheritage as a cultural issue, within the context of GLAM2, addressed to education and to the general public
  • Geographic affinities with Cartoheritage
  • Cartoheritage and Digital Humanities
  • Other relevant issues of Cartoheritage ecosystem

(1) Cartodiversity: manuscript and printed maps -loose and/or bound-, books with maps, map atlases, globes and related cartographic representations in 2D and 3D, depicted in a variety of supporting material like e.g. parchment, paper, wood or other writable/engravable media.
(2) GLAM: the acronym for Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums.
Venue: Università Iuav di Venezia, Aula Magna, Tolentini, Santa Croce
Contact: Prof. Evangelos Livieratos
E-mail: livier@auth.gr
URL: http://cartography.web.auth.gr/ICA-Heritage/Venice2017/index[...]


London, U.K.
Organisation: Lecture in the history of cartography convened by Catherine Delano-Smith (Institute of Historical Research, University of London), Tony Campbell (formerly Map Library, British Library), and Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute).
Lecture by Dr Stephen Johnston (Museum of History of Science, University of Oxford)
Venue: Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Woburn Square, London WC1H OAB
Language: English
Contact: Catherine Delano-Smith
Telephone: +44 20 8346 5112
E-mail: tony@tonycampbell.info
Time schedule: 17.00
Entry fee: Admission is free and each meeting is followed by refreshments. All are most welcome.
Catalogue availability: n.a.
URL: http://www.maphistory.info/warburgprog.html


London, U.K.
Organisation: Lecture in the history of cartography convened by Catherine Delano-Smith (Institute of Historical Research, University of London), Tony Campbell (formerly Map Library, British Library), and Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute).
Lecture by John Moore (Collections Manager, University of Glasgow Library, Glasgow)
Venue: Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Woburn Square, London WC1H OAB
Language: English
Contact: Catherine Delano-Smith
Telephone: +44 20 8346 5112
E-mail: tony@tonycampbell.info
Time schedule: 17.00
Entry fee: Admission is free and each meeting is followed by refreshments. All are most welcome.
Catalogue availability: n.a.
URL: http://www.maphistory.info/warburgprog.html


Washington DC, U.S.A.
Organisation: The Library of Congress' Geography & Map Division and the three ICA Commissions on the History of Cartography, Toponymy, and Atlases
In conjunction with the 28th International Cartographic Conference, held in Washington DC on 2-7 July 2017 (http://icc2017.org/), the Library of Congress' Geography & Map Division and the three ICA Commissions on the History of Cartography, Toponymy, and Atlases would like to invite you to attend their joint pre-conference Workshop Charting the Cosmos of Cartography: History – Names – Atlases.
Venue: Library of Congress (Madison Building) in Washington DC (USA)
URL: http://history.icaci.org/washington-dc-2017/


Washington DC, U.S.A.
Organisation: ICA Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital
The ICA Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital organizes a one day pre-conference workshop in the frame of the 28th International Cartographic Conference, Washington DC, USA, in association and partership with the MAGIC group.
Amongst the contributions :
BGDb.be: a map based search tool for geological publications Annick Anceau is a geologist (and also a member of the Brussels Map Circle). She has a PhD in geology. After 17 years as responsible of the Earth Sciences Library at the University of Liège (Belgium), she is currently assistant professor specialized in information literacy in the same university. She is also editor of Geologica Belgica and in charge of the digitalization of Annales de la Sociéte Géologique de Belgique. Eric Pirard is a geological engineer. He has a PhD in applied sciences. He is professor of mineral georesources and geo-imaging at the University of Liège. Pierre Stevens is a geographer and GIS specialist. He is Prof. Pirard’s collaborator.
Venue: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, located in Northwest DC
Time schedule: 8.00 - 15.00
Entry fee: Participation is free.
URL: http://cartography.web.auth.gr/ICA-Heritage/2015-2019/pg/ICC[...]


Washington DC, U.S.A.
Organisation: Cartography and Geographic Information Society
The Cartography and Geographic Information Society invites the world of cartography and GIS to come to Washington, DC, 2 to 7 July 2017 for the 28th International Cartographic Conference of the International Cartographic Association. A fantastic conference is planned that will draw upon all the resources of the nation's capital. The National Galleries of Art, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Geographic Society, and the Library of Congress will all play a role in making this a great conference.
URL: http://www.icc2017.org/


Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Themes
The Cartographic Challenge of the New
As it is the first time ICHC has been hosted in a South American country, the main theme refers to the wider region of Latin America. Soon after the discovery of Brazil in 1500 it began to be represented in European cartography, whether Portuguese, Dutch, French, or by other nationalities. The colonial nature of the earlier cartography of this region provides a very different environment from that of the European countries where we usually meet.
The following themes have been agreed by the organizers and Imago Mundi Ltd
  • Mapping
  • Practices in New Worlds
  • Mapping Cities: Recording Growth or Creating Vision
  • Indigenous Mapping
  • Mapping Nationhood
  • Mapping Natural Resources and any other aspect of the history of cartography.
URL: http://www.ichc2017.ufmg.br/


Leiden, The Netherlands
Organisation: Leiden University Libraries and The Commission on the History of Cartography of the International Cartographic Association (ICA)
The central theme of the conference is the mutual influence of Western and Asian cartographic traditions. The focus will be on where Western and Asian cartographic history meet. Geographically, the topics will be limited to South Asia, East Asia and Southeast Asia with special attention to India, China, Japan, Korea and Indonesia.
Topics of the symposium are:
  • What defines Asia? The arbitrary borders between Europe and Asia on the map
  • Asian cartographic traditions
  • Asian toponomy and cartography
  • Cartography and intercultural contact
  • Missionary and colonial cartographies of Asia
  • Asian cartography in the collections of Leiden University Libraries
  • Philipp Franz von Siebold and the cartography of Japan
  • and all papers of merit

During the symposium Leiden University Library will expose several exhibitions. The Asian collections of the special collections are internationally famous. The Bodel Nijenhuis Collection has large numbers of historical VOC maps. The Indonesia collection has many maps of the 19th and 20th century and includes the collections from the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV). The Siebold collection contains a lot of Japanese maps and the collection of the Sinology Institute holds several Chinese maps.
The symposium is held within the framework of the Leiden Asia Year. Throughout 2017 Leiden will be the leading center for Asia in terms of research, teaching, collections and expertise. The Leiden Asia Year 2017 was prompted by the building of the Asian Library on the roof of the University Library. The Asian Library will be opened on 14 September 2017. Participants are kindly invited to attend the opening of the Asian Library, the day before the symposium starts.
Venue: University Library (Main library and Humanities), Vossiuszaal - Second floor, Zuidhal), Witte Singel 27, 2311 BG Leiden
Contact: Martijn Storms
URL: http://blogs.library.leiden.edu/mappingasia/
Brussels Map Circle event


Brussels, Belgium
Organisation: The Brussels Map Circle
The Conference will take place in the framework of the multicultural festival Europalia, which is devoted, in 2017, to Indonesia.
Venue: Royal Library of Belgium, Mont des Arts | Kunstberg, 1000 Brussels | Coordinates 50.84347° N 4.35682° E
Language: English
E-mail: info@bimcc.org
Time schedule: 09.30 - 16.00
Entry fee: Admission is free for members, non-members pay EUR 10.00 at entrance.
URL: http://www.bimcc.org/events


Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Board of Imago Mundi Ltd and the Explokart Research Group of the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam have great pleasure in announcing that the 28th International Conference on the History of Cartography (ICHC) will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14-19 July 2019.