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38th IMCoS Symposium
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Mapping the World, the Belgian contribution |
38th IMCoS Symposium


Brussels, Belgium
Organisation: The Royal Library of Belgium (KBR) and the Brussels Map Circle (BIMCC)
In October 2021 the Royal Library of Belgium and the Brussels Map Circle will host the 38th IMCoS Symposium.
The 38th IMCoS Symposium will highlight the early Belgian contributions to the development of cartography worldwide, such as the introduction of triangulation techniques (Frisius, van Deventer), first world atlases (Ortelius, Mercator) and the first navigation map in Mercator projection.
This Symposium is planned as a three-day event, commencing with an opening reception on the evening of 11 October 2021 at the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR), comprising speaker presentations at the KBR and visits to collections/institutions holding remarkable map collections: the State Archives of Belgium, the Art & History Museum and the Royal Army Museum. An official dinner will close the conference on 14 October 2021.
Further details on the dedicated website. Further details on the dedicated website.
Venue: Royal Library of Belgium (KBR), Mont des Arts 28, 1000 Brussels
Language: English
E-mail: imcos2021brussels@bimcc.org
Time schedule: 9.00 - 17.00
Entry fee: See website.
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