ICA-Workshop 'Controlling the Waters'

On 12 July 2019 the Commission on the History of Cartography of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) and the International Conference on the History of Cartography (ICHC) jointly organize a workshop focusing on the cartography of water: Controlling the Waters: Seas, Lakes and Rivers on Historic Maps and Charts. The Utrecht University Library will host this event. There will be talks in the Boothzaal and a special map exhibition in the map room on the sixth floor of the library. Furthermore, Prof. Dr. Bram Vannieuwenhuyze (University of Amsterdam) gives a keynote speech on the display of waterways on sixteenth century town plans of the Netherlands.

More about this workshop, the registration, and the call for papers here.