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Fun Link Friday: Mapping Ukiyo-e

For those who are interested in the intersection of history, art, and technology, a computer science undergrad (@Cascadesssss on Twitter) has produced an OpenStreetMap plotting nearly 300 ukiyo-e prints according to the locations they represent across Japan’s archipelago. The map … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mapping Asia – Cartographic Encounters between East and West

Leiden University Libraries and The Commission on the History of Cartography of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) kindly invites you to attend the International Symposium Mapping Asia – Cartographic Encounters between East and West on 15-16 September 2017. The central … Continue reading

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Workshop: Isles of Gold Revisited: New Approaches to the Study of Early Modern Maps

Please see the schedule below for an exciting workshop in celebration of Sir Hugh Cortazzi’s collection of historical maps of Japan. Attendance is free of charge, but please register in advance – the details will soon be available on the … Continue reading

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