Introduction

This site is dedicated to the workshop on “Cartography & Narratives” that will take place in Zurich, at the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation, ETH Zurich (CH) (june 11-13, 2012). This workshop is organized by the Commission on Art & Cartography of the International Cartography Association (ICA) in collaboration with ETH Zurich and Concordia University (Montreal).

This workshop aims to bring together artists, scholars and students from cartography, geography, the humanities and the arts interested in exploring further the relationships between maps and narratives.

Co-0rganizers

Barbara Piatti (barbara.piatti@karto.baug.ethz.ch), Project Leader and Researcher, ETH Zürich, Institute for Cartography and Geoinformation, Zurich, Switzerland

Sébastien Caquard (scaquard@alcor.concordia.ca), Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Planning & Environment, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada

Anne-Kathrin Reuschel, PhD student, ETH Zurich, Institute for Cartography and Geoinformation, Zurich, Switzerland

Scientific and artistic committee

William Cartwright, Past-President of the ICA, Professor, School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia

Lorenz Hurni, Professor, ETH Zurich, Director of the Institute for Cartography and Geoinformation, Zurich, Switzerland

Laurene Vaughan, Professor, School of Media and Communication, research Leader within the Design Research Institute, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia

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