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International symposium Cartography in Times of War and Peace

Gent, Belgium
Organisation: ICA (International Cartographic Association) Commission on Map Production and Geo-Business

The symposium will consist of three events, each hosted by one of the contributing partners and is open to all cartographers, geographers, historians, map collectors, academics and lay persons interested in the history of cartography and map production.

The Commission will host a symposium on the The influence of war on map production techniques.

Fixed programme of lectures

Registration will open in March 2014. At that time it will be possible to register for each event individually or for the entire joint symposium through the online registration system.

During the conference there will be several optional social events. Already planned are a conference dinner and visits to Ghent University’s Museum of Science, the Mercator Museum in Sint-Niklaas and the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres.

Venue: Ghent University Congress Centre Het Pand
Language: English