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14th Conference Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage (ICA DACH)

Thessaloniki, Greece
Organisation: Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital of the International Cartographic Association in partnership with the AUTH - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, supported by the MAGIC - Map & Geoinformation Curators Group
The Programme 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. This is the second ICA DACH Conference with a special interest reserved to the contribution of Cartoheritage to Digital Humanities:
  • Digitisation - Georeference.
  • Content analysis in terms of geometry and thematics of cartodiversity (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).
  • 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 GLAM (the acronym for Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums), addressed to education and to the general public.
  • Geographic affinities with Cartoheritage.
  • Cartoheritage and Digital Humanities.
  • Other relevant issues of the Cartoheritage ecosystem.
The presented papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings (ISSN-2459-3893) available in digital form during the Conference. The Conference is kindly hosted by the AUTH Library & Information Centre (see venue) and by the Museum of Byzantine Culture of Thessaloniki (see venue). The Conference Board is advising and implementing the overall organisation
Venue: Museum of Byzantine Culture Auditorium 'Dragoumis' and Aristotle University Central Library
Contact: Dr. Angeliki Tsorlini