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Mapping Conflicts, Conflicts in Maps

Cartographier les Conflits, les Conflits dans les Cartes

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Published on Wednesday, June 11, 2014


The International Society for the History of the Map organizes its Second Symposium on Friday 13th June 2014, in collaboration with the French National Library and the French Committee of Cartography. The topic of this symposim is the relationship between conflicts and Cartography, wether the map represents the conflict or is used within a conflict (dispute, war) or a diplomatic framework. The conference takes place at the French National Library, Richelieu site. Entrance is free, papers and discussions are in English.




9.00-9.30 Welcome of the participants

1st session. Maps for War and for Peace

  • 9.30 Camille SERCHUK, Conflict and Cartography in Artois, 1559-1560.
  • 10.00 Zsolt TÖRÖK, Cartography out of Conflict: Mapping the Habsburg-Ottoman, Frontier and Emerging Military Cartography in the 16th century.
  • 10.30 Nicholas GLISERMAN, From a Landscape of Peace to a Landscape of War: The Many Lives of Robert de Villeneuve's 1686 Map of Quebec.

11.00 Coffee break

2nd session. Dispute Maps

  • 11.15 William D. SHANNON, The Use of Maps in the Equity Courts of Early-Modern England.
  • 11.45 Roberto CHAUCA, When Indian and Missionary Spaces Collide: The Ucayali in the Late Seventeenth Century.

12h15 General discussion


3rd session. Maps as Narrative and Memory of Conflicts

  • 13.45 Merve ARKAN, Venetian-Ottoman conflict on Italian urban maps on the conquest of Cyprus, 1570-1.
  • 14.15 Alex ZUKAS, Imperial Conflicts in the Maps of Herman Moll, 1700-1725.
  • 14.45 Manuel SCHRAMM, Religious Conflicts in Historical Atlases.

15.15 General Discussion


  • salle des Commissions, rez de chaussée, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, site Richelieu, - 5 rue Vivienne
    Paris, France (75002)


  • Friday, June 13, 2014


  • carte, cartographie, guerre, histoire de la cartographie


  • Gilles Palsky
    courriel : gilles [dot] palsky [at] univ-paris1 [dot] fr

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  • Gilles Palsky
    courriel : gilles [dot] palsky [at] univ-paris1 [dot] fr


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