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Forthcoming meetings - a quick chronology (2006 Archive)


August 23-5 - Darwin. Three-day conference, 400 Years of Mapping Australia. See also Australia on the Map: 1606-2006 .

August 29-2 September - Paris. LIBER Paris 2006. 'Les documents cartographiques imprimés et numériques : accès et conservation / Printed and digital cartographic materials : access and preservation', at the Bibliothèque nationale de France.

August 30-1 September - London. Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), annual conference, 'Global social justice and environmental sustainability'. This includes a session, 'Rethinking Maps'. 'Non-progressive histories of cartography' is mentioned'. Deadline for Call for Papers: 20 January 2006.

September 4-7 - Keele. Society of Cartographers 42nd Annual Summer School at Keele University, Staffordshire, UK, including some history of cartography elements.

September 7 - Manchester. Workshop of the British Cartographic Society's Map Curators’ Group, 'Forty years on: have we reached the promised land or are we wandering in the wilderness?'

September 7-9 - Frankfurt am Main, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität. International and Interdisciplinary Conference: 'Mapping the World: Medieval and Early Modern Cartography'. Deadline for Call for Papers: 15 March 2005. Contact: Prof. Dr Felicitas Schmieder - schmieder(at)em.uni-frankfurt.de

September 7-9 - Portland, Oregon. Society for the History of Discoveries, 47th annual meeting. Deadline for Call for Papers: 1 June 2006.

September 7-10 - Manchester. British Cartographic Society 43rd Annual Symposium, including (7 September) the Map Curators' Group Workshop on web resources.

September 15-16 - Lisbon. A Worldwide Conference on Euro-India Textile Trade and Cartography of India (16th-18th c.), organized by the EurIndia Project.

September 16 - Denver. Sixth Annual Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair, organized by the Denver Public Library and the Rocky Mountain Map Society.

September 20-23 - Dresden. 13. Kartographiehistorisches Colloquium, at Dresden University of Technology, Institute for Cartography, Helmholtzstr. 10.

September 29-30 - Perugia. Seminari di Geographia Antiqua. 'IV. La cartografia degli antichi e dei moderni', at the Università degli Studi di Perugia, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Dipartimento di Scienze Storiche. Pdf Programme.

October 6-7 - Arlington, Texas. The Fifth Biennial Virginia Garrett Lectures in the History of Cartography at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), 'Mapping the Sacred: Belief and Religion in the History of Cartography'. Followed by the Fall meeting of the Texas Map Society.

October 6-7 - Luxembourg. Visit of the International Map Collectors' Society to the Archives Nationales and the Bibliothèque Nationale.

October 18-21 - Madison, Wisconsin. Meeting of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) at the Inn on the Park Hotel. Papers invited on the history of cartography

November 3-4 - Chapel Hill, North Carolina. A conference, 'Maps for the New Nation: Mapping and Cartography of the United States, 1776-1860', organized by the William P. Cumming Map Society, at the Wilson Library, University of North Carolina, sponsored by the North Carolina Collection.

November 17 - Paris. Annual colloquium of the Histoire de la cartographie commission of the Comité français de cartographie, 'De Cassini aux dernières réalisations de l'IGN: 250 ans de cartes topographiques' (celebrating the 250th anniversary of publication of the first sheet of the great Cassini map).

November 24 - Cavalaire, near Toulon. A full-day workshop, 'Atelier Histoire et mémoire du territoire consacré à la cartographie littorale', at the Médiathèque, as a homage to Pierre and Myriem Foncin. See announcement and programme .

December 9 - Brussels. 5th International BIMCC Conference, 'Charting the Seas - Seven Centuries of Maritime Cartography' - Brussels International Map Collectors' Circle.

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