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International Conference on the History of Cartography
CONFERENCE BY CONFERENCE SURVEY

19th International Conference on the History of Cartography

XIX Congresso Internacional de Historia de la Cartografía

July 1-6, 2001 — Madrid


Held in the Biblioteca Nacional de España and in the Monastery of El Escorial. Principal coordinators were Carmen Liter, Luisa Martin-Merás, Francisca Sanchis and Carmen Caro. Attendance was ... and conference languages were English, French and Spanish.

The thematic sections were "Maps and Landscape", "Colonial Cartography", "Mapping: Theory and Motifs", "Cartographic Methods", "Culture, Politics and Maps", "Indigenous Mapping of New Spain", "Military Maps", "Mapping of Eastern Europe", "Renaissance Cartography", "Mapping Spain", "Maritime Maps", and "Map Publishing".

There were three exhibitions:

  1. "Treasures of Spanish Cartography" at the Biblioteca Nacional, (catalog: Carmen Líter Mayayo et al. (ed.), Tesoros de la Cartografía Española, Madrid 2001).
  2. "Geographical books in the Universidad Complutense from antiquity to the 18th century" at the Biblioteca Histórica Marqués de Valdecillas, Universidad Complutense (catalog: Carmen Crespo Tobarra, Libros de Geografía en la Universidad Complutense desde la Antigüedad hasta el siglo XVIII, Madrid 2001),
  3. "Madrid seen through its maps: 1622-2001" at the Casa de la Panaderia in the Plaza Mayor.

Excursions included a tour of the Monastery of El Escorial, with a special exhibit of treasures in the library, and a post conference day trip to Toledo.
In the library of the Monastery of El Escorial.

Papers 19th ICHC

In 2002 a cd-rom with the proceedings was distributed among the participants:
Actas = Proceedings = Comptes-rendus / XIX Congreso Internacional de Historia de la Cartografía = 19th International Conference on the History of Cartography = XIX Congrès International d’Histoire de la Cartographie : Madrid 1-6, VII, 2001 ; edición a cargo de Victoria Arias Roca ; composición Antonia Ramos Fernández y Mª Ángeles Rodríguez Mosqueda ; informática Eugenio Alonso Náger. -[Madrid] : Ministerio de Defensa, Secretaría General Técnica, 2002. - cd-rom.
  1. Akerman, James R. Official state highway maps as promotional tools in the American Midwest, 1920-1990. (Only abstract was presented in the absence of the author.)
  2. Antochiw, Michel. Las últimas aportaciones cartográficas hispanas de México.
  3. Barber, Peter. Court and country: two mid-sixteenth century English royal cartographic initiatives.
  4. Birkholz, Daniel J. The Gough Map revisited: thirteenth-century perspectives on Thomas Butler's map of England, c. 1554.
  5. Buisseret, David. Some problems in the history of Spanish overseas cartography, 1500-1700.
  6. Bulatov, Vladimir. Russian hydrography and the armed neutrality of 1779-1783.
  7. Camino, Mercedes Maroto. La última invención: Quirós y el Pacífico.
  8. Casti, Emanuela. Sémiologie et histoire de la cartographie: l'identification du 'genre' par rapport aux aspects communicatifs.
  9. Cattaneo, Angelo. The Venetian painter Leonardo Bellini, illuminator of Fra Mauro's Earthly Paradise.
  10. Collier, Peter, and Inkpen, Rob. From exploration to colonisation: changes in surveying and mapping in the late nineteenth century.
  11. Conti, Simonetta. El conocimiento de la isla de Cuba en la cartografía náutica italiana de los siglos XVI y XVII.
  12. Daveau, Suzanne. À propos de la première carte chorographique du Portugal (1526-1535).
  13. Davies, Surekha. The scientific iconography of Diogo Ribeiro's 1529 planisphere.
  14. Delano Smith, Catherine. Maps from the bottom: 'Little Maps' in the history of cartography.
  15. Domingues, Ángela. Scientific voyages and the dissemination of cartographical knowledge in the late eighteenth century: the Brazilian case. (Only abstract was presented in the absence of the author.)
  16. Edney, Matthew H. Eighteenth-century maps of New England and the intersections of manuscript circulation and print publication.
  17. Egmond, Marco van. Conjuring tricks with copperplates and maps: the versatile practice of amending printed maps by the Dutch firm of Covens and Mortier.
  18. Fürst-Bjelis, Borna. Grimani cadastral survey and the Mediterranean geographical environment (a case study in Dalmatia).
  19. Gama, Orlando. Cartography and historiography in the geographical descriptions of Brazil (17th and 18th centuries).
  20. Garcia, Joao Carlos. Brasil en las cartas grabadas portuguesas (1750-1822).
  21. Gavish, Dov. Cartography and war: the case of the Palestine Campaign, 1915-1918.
  22. Gogate, Prasad. Four Modi maps of Maratha cartography.
  23. Goren, Haim. Sacred but not surveyed: why was the survey of Palestine performed only in the 1870s?
  24. Gozalbes Cravioto, Enrique. Datos sobre la cartografía de Hispania en la antigüedad.
  25. Harvey, P. D. A. The Medieval grid maps of Palestine.
  26. Hasegawa, Koji. Mapping the colonies in the Japanese Empire.
  27. Heinz, Markus. Maps in bright colours: German map illumination in the 18th century.
  28. Hernando, Agustín. Atlas editados por Tomás López (1730-1802).
  29. Hiatt, Alfred. The representation of terra incognita in fifteenth-century cartography.
  30. Isern, Concepción, and Gil, Isabel. La cartografía militar del siglo XVII en España: el sitio de Barcelona (1651-1652).
  31. Jaramillo, Roberto Luis. Rasguños, pegotes y mapas en Antioquía: siglos XVIII y XIX.
  32. Lamb, Blaine P. The diseno and mapmaking on Iberoamerica's far northern frontier.
  33. Lesbre, Patrick. Códice de Tepetlaoztoc: cartografía indígena colonial temprana (Nueva España).
  34. Miller, Naomi. In praise of cities: promotional rhetoric for medieval mapping.
  35. Mlinaric, Dubravka. The different representations of Croatian lands on early modern maps.
  36. Mokre, Jan. Accuracy and secrecy in 18th-century maps of Vienna.
  37. Montaner, Carme. Los excursionistas y la cartografía de los Pirineos a partir de 1870.
  38. Padrón, Ricardo. Empire imagined and Empire erased: contrasting prose cartographies in Oviedo, Gómara and Las Casas.
  39. Palsky, Gilles. Emmanuel de Martonne and the ethnographical cartography of central Europe (1917-1920).
  40. Pelletier, Monique. Le golfe du Mexique et les sources espagnoles: les méthodes de la nouvelle cartographie de cabinet sous le règne de Louis XIV.
  41. Pinto, Karen. Deliberate design: the 'West' in medieval Islamic maps.
  42. Ramírez Ruiz, Marcelo. Los mapas del pueblo de Indios en la Nueva España: síntesis y antagonismos espaciales.
  43. Reguera Rodríguez, Antonio. Los cartógrafos del Marqués de la Ensenada y el mapa de España.
  44. Reinhartz, Dennis. The Spanish New World cartographic legacy in the atlases and maps of Tomás López.
  45. Reitinger, Franz. The renewal of Christian faith through the spirit of cartography: Michel Le Nobletz and the School of Conquet.
  46. Richardson, Bill. [on the Dragon Tail] (no abstract).
  47. Rosen, Mark S. 'All the Things of Heaven and Earth Together': the original programme for the Guardaroba of the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence.
  48. Rossi, Massimo. The contribution of historical cartography in studying the landscape: Passariano.
  49. Russo, Alessandra. El realismo circular o la encrucijada espacial: mapas indígenas novohispanos (siglos XVI-XVII).
  50. Safier, Neil. Sketching the rainforest, engraving the Andes: Amazonian cartography from pencil to print
  51. Sanz, José María. El mapa de España moderno del códice 2586 de la Biblioteca General de la Universidad de Salamanca.
  52. Shalev, Zur. Benito Arias Montano and the maps of the Biblia Regia.
  53. Török, Zsolt. Exploration or intelligence: László Almásy and the mapping of the Lybian desert before World War II.
  54. Tous Meliá, Juan. La isla de El Hierro y el meridiano origen.
  55. Urteaga, Luis; Nadal, Francesc, and Muro, José Ignacio. Un capítulo en la formación del Mapa Topográfico Nacional a escala 1:50.000: el plan de modernización de la 'Zona Nordeste' (1947-1953).
  56. Watelet, Marcel. Intégration et diffusion de l'oeuvre cartographique parcellaire de P.C. Popp dans le cyberespace: problématique et enjeux.
  57. Woodfin, Thomas. Cartographic evidence for long-distance commodity trade in the 18th century.

Poster Presentations 19th ICHC

  1. Almeida, André Ferran d'. The Samuel Fritz map and the Jesuit territorial expansion on the Amazon.
  2. Azzari, Marguerita. Historical cartography and GIS for planning.
  3. Beerman, Eric. Plano por Manuel Agote de Macao dedicado a Malaspina (1792). (Only abstract was presented in the absence of the author.)
  4. Bernabé, Miguel A., et al. The Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative: an introduction.
  5. Brasil, Vanessa M. Imágenes gráficas del Río San Francisco: siglo XIX.
  6. Camarero Bullón, Concepción. Las Islas Canarias a través de la cartografía.
  7. Depuydt, Joost. Portfolio with reproductions of early maps of Mexico.
  8. Dulce de Faria, Maria. The map of the Mojos and Chiquitos mission.
  9. Franges, Stanislav, and Zupan, Robert. Facsimile of an old map of Zagreb of 1853.
  10. Frumin, Mitia. Russian maps of Haifa Bay from the period of the Russo-Turkish War (1768-1774).
  11. Galera, Montserrat. Presentación del ciclo completo de los cursos sobre Historia de la Cartografía impartidos entre los años 1990-2000.
  12. Hébert, John R. Luso Hispanic world in maps: manuscript maps to 1900 in the collections of the Library of Congress.
  13. Koch, Wolf Günther. The graphic design of the district maps of the German geographer and cartographer Adam Friedrich Zürner (1679-1742)
  14. Komedchikov, Nikolay N. The national map of the USSR at the scale of 1:1,000.000: the history of its creation.
  15. Kupcík, Ivan. The development of iconography in the portolan charts up until 1500 in tabular form.
  16. Machado Lorenzo, Nancy. Cartografía histórica de Cuba: siglos XVI-XIX.
  17. Manrique, Jorge, Rivas Dávila, Antonio, and Rojas, Leonardo A. La evolución de la cartografía en los Andes venezolanos.
  18. Miskovic, Veselin. The iconography of an emerging nationalism: 18th-century maps of Carniola as early icons of Slovenian national identity.
  19. Novak, Drago. The coast of Spain and the western Mediterranean on the portolan charts of Vicentius Demetrius Voltius Raguseus, a portolan maker from Dubrovnik.
  20. Oehrli, Markus. The German army map of Switzerland from 1939 to 1945 at the scale of 1:25,000.
  21. Pillay, Rajendran. Changing historical place-names in South Africa from pre-1994 to 2001: a cartographical portrayal using GIS technology. (Only abstract was presented in the absence of the author.)
  22. Rajsp, Vincenc. Istria and the 'Josephinische Landesaufnahme' (The Josephinian Military Survey 1763-1787) of the Slovene territories.
  23. Wang Jun. A study of mapping institutions and the topographical maps of China in the modern period.
  24. Zinchuk, Liudmila. Spain in old Russian maps.

Papers ISCEM meeting at the 19th ICHC

  1. Manso, Carmen. La colección de mapas y planos manuscritos de España y los atlas de Tomás López en la Real Academia de la Historia.
  2. Feijão, Maria Joaquina. The Eighteenth-Century Maps of Brazil in the Collections of the National Library of Portugal.
  3. O'Connor, Maura. Digitising the National Library of Australia's Rare map Collections.
  4. Heinz, Markus, and Crom, Wolfgang. Tools for the Map Historian: Practical Traditions and Perspectives of Cataloguing Old Maps in Germany.
  5. Lapaine, Miljenko, and Klajic, Ivka. CROCART: A Database on Croation Cartographers.
  6. Karrow, Robert. What is Involved in Securing our Collections of Early Maps?.

Note

There was distributed free among the participants: Pedro de Teixeira, Compendium Geographicum. (Madrid: Fundación Alvargonzález; Museo Naval; Uppsala: Universidad de Uppsala, 2001). A 198 pp. bound book with a facsimile of Teixeira's manuscript description of Spain in Uppsala university, and a transcriptions of Teixeira's description of the Spanish coasts in the Biblioteca Nacional.
At the farewell dinner all participants were presented a CD Marchas Pasodobles by the Orquesta de Pulso y Púa of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

References

Archief Nieuws Gemeentearchief Amsterdam nr. 16, (13 september 2001): [1-2] (Hameleers*).
Caert-Thresoor 20 (2001): 106-107 (Hameleers*).
Kartografisch Tijdschrift 27, no. 4 (2001): 49-50 (Hameleers*).
Cartographica Helvetica 24 (Juli 2001): 43-44 (Oehrli).
Imago Mundi 54 (2002): 135-141 (Safier).
Newsletter, Brussels International Map Collector's Circle (BIMCC) 11 (September 2001): 10 (Danckaert).
The Portolan 51 (Fall 2001): 54-56 (Docktor et al.).
* The three reports are basically identical, since nobody can expect Marc Hameleers to write three different reports about the same conference!
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