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Newsletter No 48

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International Conferences and Study Sessions

  • Mapping India, BIMCC International Conference, 7 December 2013, Brussels


  • A historical week-end in the French Hainaut – 19-20 October 2013

Looks at books

  • Maps and pictures of the New Worlds
  • New Worlds
  • Seeing the World Anew: The Radical Vision of Martin Waldseemüller’s 1507 & 1516 World Maps
  • Ships on maps of the Middle Ages and the early modern period
  • Shorter bibliographical notes
  • The golden age of marine charts – When Europe discovered the world
  • The passion for collecting: expeditions into the Woldan Collection

Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Military engineering and fortress building – fortification plans of Luxembourg in the Berlin State Library
  • Atlas of the Netherlands


  • The ICA conference, Dresden, 25-30 August 2013

History and Cartography

  • 1600, the Battle of Nieuwpoort
  • The oldest surviving globe showing the New World: c. 1504

How I Got Into Cartography

  • Colin Dupont