Simposio digital: Imaginar, medir y ordenar. Diálogos entre historia, cartografía y agrimensura
Fecha: 2 de diciembre de 2020
Hora: 9:00 – 18:30 (horario Uruguay GMT-3)
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Registration is still open for the free virtual conference of the National Committee for Information Resources on Asia on Tuesday 1st December 13:00-17:00 UTC/GMT. This year's theme is Asian Maps in UK Collections. Here is the programme:
This is to announce that a book in Dutch language is published about a lost panoramic Map of Istanbul from 1616 .
Title: EEN PANORAMA VAN CONSTANTINOPEL IN HET HUIS TE HEEMSTEDE VAN ADRIAAN PAUW (A LOST PANORAMA OF CONSTANTINOPLE IN THE HOUSE HEEMSTEDE OF ADRIAAN PAUW)
writers : Hans Krol en Mehmet Tütüncü
Series: CORPUS OF TURKISH ISLAMIC INSCRIPTIONS nr.24
Hardcover, oblong format, 46 pages ISBN 978-90-6921-28-5
This exhibition about the history of data visualization is "the culmination of a partnership between RJ Andrews, a data storyteller based in San Francisco, and the David Rumsey Map Center" at Stanford University Libraries.
Guest Curator RF Andrews writes: "The sections in this exhibition examine information graphics that show space, time, nature, and society. Many are beautiful. Each is a unique way of seeing still worth our attention."
NEW BOOK ABOUT MEKKA AND MEDINA CARTOGRAPHY AND ILLUSTRATIONS:
Mekka and Medina Maps and Illustrations: from 15th to 20th Century
Mehmet Tütüncü with contributions from Atef Alshehri (Medina-Riyadh), Ahmed Ameen (Fayoum University -Egypt) and İbrahim Yılmaz (Erzurum).
30x30 cm, hardcover luxurious paper and print total 182 pages
Walravens in Imago Mundi 43 (1991) says, at the very end of the text, that Walter Fuchs also said that there was a slightly earlier reprinting of the blocks in 1856 in Kuangtung. Walravens gives a reference.
Com muito prazer divulgo a publicação de meu novo livro.
Cartografia da promessa. Potosi e o Brasil em um continente chamado Peruana.
(São Paulo: Intermeios, 2020)
Dear List members,
The next Cambridge Seminar in the History of Cartography will be held via Zoom
on Tuesday 24 November at 5.30pm.
Unfortunately, we’ve just learned that Walter Arader has had to withdraw, and we are delighted to welcome Julian Candiah (Kuala Lumpur and Cambridge) as our speaker.
His subject will be:
The Straits of Malacca: A Cartographic Journey using Nautical Sea Charts
All are welcome: please forward this email to anyone who you think might be interested in attending.