CFP: Mapping the Ottoman Realm (Istanbul, 21-23 April 2020) - deadline extended till 15 November

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Call for Papers
November 15, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Islamic History / Studies, Geography, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Archaeology

The ICA (International Cartographic Association) Commission on the History of Cartography will hold its 8th International Symposium from 21 to 23 April 2020 in Istanbul, partnering with the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) – Istanbul Department. The theme is ‘Mapping the Ottoman Realm: Travelers, Cartographers and Archaeologists’. The organizers invite the submission of abstracts for long (25 min) and short (10 min) oral presentations focusing on one of two main themes: “the cartography of the Ottoman countries in Europe, Asia and Africa” or “the mapping of archaeological sites, landscapes and excavations in the Ottoman Empire in the 19th and 20th centuries”. More information about the symposium (including the abstract submission system, open till 15 November) can be found here:


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Questions regarding the symposium can be directed to:

Soetkin Vervust - executive secretary ICA Commission on the History of Cartography: soetkin.vervust(at)

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