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International Conference on the History of Cartography
CONFERENCE BY CONFERENCE SURVEY
14th International Conference on the History of Cartography
June 14-19, 1991 Uppsala and Stockholm
Held in the aula (auditorium) of the old university building of Uppsala and in the university of Stockholm, with main coordinator Ulla Ehrensvärd. Attendance was 167, from 24 countries, and conference languages were English, French and German.
The thematic sections were: "Polar Cartography," "Medieval Cartography," ""Military and Cadastral Mapping," "Baltic Cartography."
There were two exhibitions,
- "Kartor-fem seklers svensk kartografi," was held at the Royal Army Museum, Military Archives (catalog: Kartor--fem seklers svensk kartografi, by Ulla Ehrensvärd. Stockholm, 1991); and
- of 18th and 19th century maps and atlases, was held at the Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg, for those who made that excursion (catalog (71pp)).
There was an excursion to Skokloster Castle, and a much longer one to Helsinki and St. Petersburg.
The proceedings of the seminar on the teaching of the history of cartography for this ICHC were published (Proceedings of the Seminar on Teaching the History of Cartography, held at the University Library Uppsala June 13, 1991, ed. Ferjan Ormeling. (Utrecht, 1991)(82pp). There were 47 papers, plus 24 poster presentations, and an abstracts book was published (80pp)(See Karrow and Akerman (1992), at their note 4).