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The Interuniversity Center for the History of Science and Technology (CIUHCT) invites paper proposals for the First International Workshop On the Origin and Evolution of Portolan Charts, to be held June 6-7, 2016, at the Navy Museum, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

·      All submissions are to be sent via email to portmeeting@ciuhct.org by December 31th, 2015, with the email subject ‘Portolan Chart Meeting Lisbon 2016’.

·      Submissions should include a 300-400 word abstract and a 150-200 word curricular note, highlighting previous work on the workshop subject. The two texts are to be sent in a single Microsoft Word file.

·      The themes of the proposals are to comply with the workshop’s objectives. Please check here for a list of suggested themes.

·      The working language of the event is English, including all texts and public presentations.

·      The proposals are to be assessed by a scientific committee. The results will be notified during January, 2016.

·      One (or possibly two) of the selected papers will be the object of round-table discussions, to be held after their presentation. The authors of the chosen papers will be asked to prepare extended abstracts to be pre-circulated among the participants in the discussions.