Annual International Conference – Mapping in times of war – Military cartography through the ages up to World War I

Saturday 6 December 2014 (9.30 – 16.30)


Royal Library of Belgium, Brussels

  • Cartography during sieges of cities in the 16th and 17th century: Northern France and the Low Countries by Prof. Piet Lombaerde, Universiteit Antwerpen
  • The map as war correspondent. Maps and news prints from 16th century Italy by Dr. Karen De Coene, researcher at the Geography Department of Universiteit Gent
  • The remains of the portfolio with personal maps of Vauban in Lille by Prof. Philippe Bragard, Université catholique de Louvain
  • Scenes of the War to Come: French Military Mapping and the Iconography of Mock Sieges in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” by Prof. Emilie d’Orgeix, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne
  • Men, Maps, Myths – The U.S. Army Corps of Topographical Engineers by Prof. Imre Demhardt, University of Texas at Arlington

Members and ICA participants free, otherwise EUR 10.00

Optional lunch about EUR 30.00


Please register at

Royal Library of Belgium, Keizerslaan / Boulevard de l’Empereur 4, Brussels

(near the Central Station)

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