Simpósio ISHMap 2016 - 'Encounters and Translations: Mapping and Writing the Waters of the World'

3 e 4 de Junho de 2016
Auditório da Biblioteca Nacional, Lisboa

Map of Lopo Homem, around 1550 (BNP) 

"The symposium is open to all interested in the subject and will particularly give junior academics the opportunity to present their work in map history to the wider community. ISHMap is the first and only international academic society whose objectives are to advance the study of the history of maps in all societies and over all periods of time.

Local Organizers
Thomas Horst (Trustee of ISHMap and Postdoc at the Interuniversity Centre for the History of Science and Technology [CIUHCT], University of Lisbon)
Antonio Sánchez Martínez (CIUHCT, University of Lisbon)
João Carlos García (University of Porto and CIUHCT, University of Lisbon)
Maria Joaquina Esteves Feijão (Curator of the Maps at the National Library of Portugal)

Scientific Committee
Thomas Horst (ISHMap trustee and CIUHCT),
Emmanuelle Vagnon (Trustee, France)
Antti Jakobson (ISHMap trustee, Finland),
Júnia Ferreira Furtado (ISHMap trustee, Brazil),
Mary Sponberg Pedley (ISHMap member, USA)
Petra Svatek (ISHMap member, Austria).

Important dates
September 2015: Announcement of the Call for papers
December 2015: Deadline for submission of proposals
January 2016: Announcement of accepted papers
April 2016: Announcement of final program 

For further information, see:
Registration (no conference fee):