Venice: 12th ICA Conference "Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage"
The 12th ICA Conference on "Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage" will be held in Venice, Italy, 26-28 April 2017 hosted by the University Iuav of Venice, Aula Magna, Tolentini.
The "magic" of representation: 10 maps that changed the world
A talk to the general public, in the beautiful glass pavillion of a nominated greek vineyard, "Ktima Gerovassiliou", in the wine producing village of Epanomi, close to Thessaloniki, about and around the "magic" of maps and their role in representing the broadening and the changing of the world during the centuries; 6 February 2017. More | Poster | Video | Photos
Rare manuscript maps of Archipelago, 1685-1687
Rare manuscript maps of the Cyclades islands in the central Aegean Sea made by the French in 1685-1687 after the orders of Louis XIV are revealed recentry in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) Library as part of the Tricoglou Collection. These maps are subject of cartographic and historical research carried out in the AUTH CartoGeoLab in partnership with the AUTH Library.
In the frame of the special bilateral cooperation agreement between the AUTH and the Municipality of Thessaloniki in the field of libraries, archives and collections, these exceptional maps are presented for the first time to the public, on 25 January 2017 at the Thessaloniki City Hall. The speakers are AUTH profs I. Hassiotis, E. Livieratos and I. Tzifopoulos. More | Youtube | Video | Audio
During an invited academic visit in the Chang'an University, Xi'an, China, 17-26.11.2016, discussing research issues on the impact of geomatics in digital humanities with the host Prof. Dr.-Eng. Lichun Sui, head of mapping sciences and engineering, the guest-professors Qingwen Qi, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing and Chrysoula Boutoura, AUTH CartoGeoLab, Thessaloniki and prof. Sui's Master students, who briefly presented the progress of their on-going research.
Thessaloniki: "Cartography in a Changing World"
The 14th Hellenic Cartographic Conference "Cartography in a Changing World", organised by the Hellenic Cartographic Society will take place in Thessaloniki, 2-4 Νοvember 2016 in the Museum of Byzantine Culture, supported by the ICA Commission of Cartographic Heritage into the Digital
Thessaloniki: "Maps in Libraries"
|The Seminar Maps in Libraries addressed to in-service Greek librarians, Thessaloniki 2 Νοvember 2016, in the Museum of Byzantine Culture, co-organised by the AUTH Library & IC, the AUTH CartoGeoLab and the AUTH Research Committee, endorsed by the ICA Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital|
Lisbon Explorations in Digital Humanities
The Portuguese Centre for Global History (CHAM), an inter-University research unit of the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and of the Universidade dos Açores, is organising the workshop Explorations in the Digital Humanities. Case studies & Problem-solving for post-graduate students of humanities, Nova University of Lisbon, 6-9 September 2016, with the partership of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Laboratory of Cartography & Geographic Analysis, Thessaloniki, Greece. In the photo the participants of the Workshop-4 "Reading and data mining maps", Lisbon 6 September 2016
The Lisbon Portolan Charts Workshop
With the participants of the 1st International Workshop on the Origin and Evolution of Portolan Charts, Lisbon, Portugal, 6-7 June 2016; organised by the Interuniversity Centre for the History of Science and Technology at the Navy Museum (Jerónimos Monastery).
The Lisbon Portolan Charts workshop organisers; from left: Tony Campbell (London), Joaquim Alves Gaspar (Lisbon), Evangelos Livieratos (Thessaloniki).
11th ICA Conference "Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage"
The 11th Conference of the ICA Commission on Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage held in Riga, 20-22 April 2016 | webpage, together with the 20th Conference of the "Map & Geoinformation Curators Group (MAGIC)", in cooperation with the National Library of Latvia and the AUTH CartoGeoLab
Visiting IUAV of Venice
With the colleagues Prof. Fancesco Guerra and Dr Caterina Balletti and the staff of the Phogrammetry Lab and the Cartography & GIS Lab, University IUAV of Venice, March-May 2016.
Left: "Why the Perspective?" a lecture addressed to the students of the Master programme in Architecture of the Modern and Antique, Department of Architecture, Construction and Conservation, University IUAV of Venice, 4 April 2016. Right: "Matteo Ricci: the Map, Ptolemy, China, America" an academic conference at the Department of Architecture, Construction and Conservation, University IUAV of Venice, 16 May 2016.
AUTH honors new emeriti
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki honored the new AUTH Professors Emeriti. The AUTH Rector Prof. Pericles Mitkas awards Evangelos Livieratos, 21 January 2016.
"Atlas or Map Containing ...", Vienna 1800 (engraved by Karl Robert Schindelmayer). More
"Between representational art and ideological influence". More
A new working period (2015-2019) for international Cartographic Heritage
The 16th General Assembly of the International Cartographic Association held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the frame of the 27th International Cartographic Conference, 23-28 August 2015, decided to give a new working period (2015-2019) to its Commission on Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage, accepting the proposal for a slightly different name which now reads as ICA Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital. The ICA General Assembly has re-elected Evangelos Livieratos as the Chair for the working period 2015-2019. The Commission's new website is now in the address: http://cartography.web.auth.gr/ICA-Heritage
2GG - Florence
An invited lecture/talk via Skype was addressed in 23 June 2015 to Italian doctoral students in geomatics, from various universities, participants of the annual meeting 2GG (2 Giorni di Geomatica/2 Days of Geomatics) held in Florence, Santa Verdiana, 22-23 June 2015. The meeting was organised by the Italian Association of University Professors of Topography and Cartography (AUTeC)
E. Livieratos lecturing via Skype Italian doctoral students in geomatics participants of the 2GG meeting, Florence, Santa Verdiana, 23 June 2015
Workshop on Ancient Chinese Maps
The Workshop on Ancient Chinese Maps and Exchange of Chinese-Western Cartographical Culture was held in Beijing on 3 June 2015 in the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR). The Workshop was organised by the Commission of Cartography and GIS of the China Society of Surveying & Mapping and Geoinformation under the sponsorship and support of the Zhengzhou University of Information Engineering, the IGSNRR and the State key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System (LREIS).Academicians, professors, researchers, graduate students participants in the Beijing Workshop on Chinese-Western Cartographic Heritage
Invited academicians, professors, scientists, researchers and graduate students coming from Research Institutes and Labs of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, from Universities, the National Library of China and other Institutions, presented their research on the issue and participated in discussions for future work and cooperation. Academicians Gao Jun and Zhou Chenghu and Profs Qi Qingwen, Sun Qun, Liqiu Meng, Bai Hongye, Gong Yingyan, Lu Liangzhi, Liang Qizhang and Evangelos Livieratos, presented papers and participated in the closing round table discussion. The International Cartographic Association was represented by the Chair of the Commission on Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage (E. Livieratos), the Chair of the Commission on Theoretical Cartography (Qingyun Du) and the Vice Chair of the Commission on Atlases (Qingwen Qi)
10th Jubilee ICA Conference "Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage"
The 10th Conference of the ICA Commission on Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage, Corfu, 27-29 May 2015 | webpage, with the associated intensive course "Georeference for non-experts" and the map exhibition "Corfu: 18th Century Planimetries of Baronies", in cooperation with the History Department of the Ionian University, the General State Archives of Greece, the Hellenic Cartographic Society and the AUTH-SRSE Cartoheritage Group
Prof. Ferjan Ormeling, Utrecht, received the academic title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Engineering, in a ceremony held on May 7, 2015. The nomination was adressed by the Department of Cadasrte, Photogrammetry and Cartography, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering in recognition of Prof. Ormeling's outstanding contribution to Cartography. The Laudatio was read by Prof. Evangelos Livieratos.
Invitation | Programme | Full video of the ceremony (F. Ormeling's lecture in English from min 52) | Ormeling's lecture full text | Laudatio
e-Perimetron 10th volume
The international web journal e-Perimetron on sciences and technologies affined to history of cartography and maps, circulating in 4 issues per year since 2006, enters its 10th volume!
Leibniz Society Colloquium
The Colloquium "Geodäsie – Mathematik – Physik – Geophysik" organised by the Leibniz-Sozietät in Berlin, in cooperation with the University of Stuttgart, to honour the 75th birthday of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. mult. Erik W. Grafarend, 13 February 2015. More | Photos
20th Anniversary of the Hellenic Cartographic Society
The Hellenic Cartographic Society (HCS) honored its founder Evangelos Livieratos, Chair of the ICA Commission on Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage, in the occasion of the HCS 20th Anniversary (1994-2014). The ceremony took place at the opening of the 13th Hellenic Cartographic Conference, held in Patras, 22-24 October 2014, with the ICA President Georg Gartner presenting the honorary distinction
13th Hellenic Cartographic Conference
Patras, 22-24 October 2014 - 13th Hellenic Cartographic Conference: Cartography on the Internet - Current Developments and Perspectives. The Hellenic Cartographic Society / 20 Years 1994-2014. Endorsed by the International Cartographic Association
9th ICA Workshop Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage
Budapest 4-5 September 2014: E. Livieratos with Bengt Rystedt (frm ICA President, Sweden), Ferjan Ormeling (frm ICA Secretary General, Netherlands) and -second rοw- Stuart Dunn (King's College London) and Peter Korsgaard (National Survey and Cadastre, Copenhagen) | webpage | photos: day 1, day 2
Map & Geoinformation Curators Group (MAGIC)
The new international Map & Geoinformation Curators Group (MAGIC)" was established in 23 May 2014 during the 19th Conference of the former "Groupe des Cartothécaires" in Ljubljana
The MAGIC Group decided to join the ICA Commission on Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage
Worth navigating: the series of virtual map exhibitions, Galerie des cartes et globes produced by the Bibliothèque nationale de France - BnF; Histoire de la Cartographie | Les enjeux de la cartographie site