The CartoGeoLab supports the Hellenic Cartographic Society


The CartoGeoLab supports e-Perimetron the international web journal on sciences and technologies affined to history of cartography and maps - Last issue Vol.12, No.2 posted 21 July 2017


The CartoGeoLab is supports the ICA Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital (2015-2019) based in AUTH


The CartoGeoLab supported the International Map Year 2015-2016

Akrotiri - Thera/Santorini: the flotilla fresco (part)- before 1600 BCE
  • The CartoGeoLab is supporting the organisation of the 15th Hellenic Cartographic Conference Cartography of Crises of the Hellenic Cartographic Society held in Thessaloniki, 31 October - 2 November 2018, at the Museum of Byzantine Culture.

  • The CartoGeoLab is the designer and producer of the innovative AUTH cartographic research exhibition In semilunar similarity with historical maps and relevant cartographic heritage representations of the island of Thera/Santorini, Cyclades, Aegean Sea from 1500 BCE to the between the two World Wars 20th century, in cooperation with the AUTH Library & Information Centre and the L. & E. Bellonias Foundation at Thera. Bellonio Cultural Centre, Santorini, 29 September-31 October 2018

  • Exhibition of unknown manuscript large dimension maps of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Archipelago made by Louis XIV engineers Raseau/Razaut and Pétré in 1685-1687. The maps collected in two Recueils belong to the Tricoglou Library of the Central Library of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Recueil Raseau) and to the Service historique de la Défense - Vincennes (Recueil Pétré). The exhibition Archipelago 1685-1687 in the maps of Louis XIV is organised by the Library & Information Centre of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) for its 90th anniversary in cooperation with by the Service historique de la Défense - Vincennes supported by the AUTH Research Committee, the AUTH CartoGeoLab and the Consulate General of France in Thessaloniki at the AUTH Teloglion Foundation of Fine Arts, Thessaloniki 14.2.2018-2.4.2018

  • Exhibition of 6 original copies of Rigas' monumental map, the Charta (15 Dec. 2017-14 Jan. 2018 Extended to 12 February 2018) with title Rigas' Charta: the two (plus) faces. Another reading of the map for the 220 years since its printing in Vienna (1797) and the presentation of a relevant book authored by E. Livieratos published by the AUTH Library on the occasion of its 90 years | more

  • Dr Rostislav Nétek, University of Olomouc, Czechia, visited the AUTH CartoGeoLab in the frame of the Erasmus+ exchange programme for academic staff from November 6 to 11, 2017, dealing with web mapping and cartographic heritage. He lectured freshmen and senior students of the courses "Mapping sciences and technologies heritage", "Map use" and "Non conventional cartography". In the photo Dr Nétek with surveying engineering senior students (first photo) and freshmen (second photo) and with Profs C. Boutoura, A. Koussoulakou and Dr A. Tsorlini

  • Dr Andreas Fuls, Technical University Berlin, Germany, visited the AUTH CartoGeoLab in the frame of the Erasmus+ exchange programme for academic staff from October 8 to 14, 2017. He discussed issues of Ptolemy "Geography" with CartoGeoLab staff members and offered lectures to senior students of the courses "Map use" and "Non conventional cartography"

  • Prof. Lichun Sui, geomatics, from Chang'an University in Xi'an, China visiting the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in the frame of the bilateral international cooperation agreement signed recently between the AUTH and Chang'an University after the initiative of the Laboratory

Prof. Lichun Sui, Chang'an University in Xi'an, China, visiting AUTH, in front of "Rigas Charta", the cartographic monument of Greek Enlightenment (1797)

  • Lab members in front of the Lab's map-stand at the Map Exhibition of the 28th International Cartographic Conference, Washington DC, 2 July 2017

  • The Lab supported the Pre-Conference Workshop of the International Cartographic Association Commision on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital in the frame of the 28th ICC, Washington DC, 1 July 2017

  • Τhe Lab in cooperation with the AUTH Central Library organised a map exhibition, from the treasures of the AUTH Tricoglou Library, at the Cultural Centre of Lefkada Isl. on the occasion of the 153th Anniversary of the Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece, 18-31 May 2017 | trifold | photos | video

  • The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki approved the proposal presented by the AUTH CartoGeoLab for signing an Erasmus+ International agreement with Chang'an University, Xi'an, China, as a part of the Agreement for Academic Cooperation between AUTH and Chang'an University (Art.II, 3), signed in March-April 2017

The gull of Venice said: it was a nice conference, I think!

CartoGeoLab co-organised the 12th ICA Conference on "Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage", Venice 26-28 April 2017. Programme | Abstracts | Proceedings

  • The last issue of e-Perimetron Vol. 11, No. 4, 2016 is online (31.12.2016)
  • CartoGeoLab promotes the cooperation in mapping sciences and technologies with Chang'an University, Xi'an, China.

Members of CartoGeoLab visiting Chang'an University in Xi'an, China, 18-27 November 2016; with Prof. Lichun Sui and post-graduate students

Participants of Workshop-4 "Reading and data mining maps", Lisbon 6 September 2016

Members of the AUTH CartoGeoLab are the associates of the innovative, intensive post-graduate specialisation course, in english Reviving thematic cartography into digital to be held in the University IUAV of Venice, November 2017. Read the trifold brochure here


The 426 pages Proceedings (ISSN 2459-3893) of the 11th ICA Conference Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage held in Riga, 20-22 April 2016, published by CartoGeoLab are now available in downloadable pdf form. Orders here

The volume contents here

  • The CartoGeoLab signed a cooperation agreement 31.3.2016 with the Cartography & GIS Lab of the University IUAV of Venice


Santorini map exhibiton, 29.9-31.10.2018

Madrid2018 Conference - more

Map exhibition Archipelago 1685-1687 in the maps of Louis XIV Thessaloniki 14.2.2018-2.4.2018

trifold | Extended 12.2.2018

Map exhibition in Lefkada (Leucas) Island with maps from the "AUTH Tricoglou Library" in cooperation with the AUTH Central Library, the Leucas Municipality Cultural Centre and AUTH CartoGeoLab, 18-31 May 2017 | Invitation | trifold | photos | video

Rare manuscript representations of the Aegean Archipelago 330 years before from the Tricoglou Collection of AUTH University Library, Thessaloniki City Hall, 25 January 2017 - More | Youtube | Video

Maps in Libraries a seminar addressed to in-service librarians, GLAM curators and library science students in Greece, Thessaloniki, 2 November 2016 - Brochure | Photos

14th Hellenic Cartographic Conference, Cartography in a Changing World, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2-4 November 2016

1st Workshop The Origin and Evolution of Portolan Charts, Lisbon, Portugal, 6-7 June 2016

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CartoGeoLab is a legal academic entity of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Engineering, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, Department of Cadastre, Photogrammetry and Cartography, established in March 2016 (Official Gazette No. B 636, 9.3.2016) after the University Senate decision in December 2015 following the proposal made by the School of Rural & Surveying Engineering (SRSE)