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"Knowledge is power"

2-4 November 2016 - University of Cyprus, Nicosia

 

 

 
Session Title Speaker Proceedings
 
Inaugural Session     Welcome Addresses Prof. Constantinos Christofides,
Sylvia Ioannou, Costas Kadis
 
Presentation of the activities of the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation Leonora Navari, Artemis Scutari,
David J. Starkey, Christos Chalkias
 
Keynote Speech Panagiotis N. Doukellis
 
 
 

Meet the Experts Session
Libraries as Repositories of Knowledge: Present and Future

Coordinator: Filippos Tsimpoglou
Rapporteurs: Constantia Constantinou, Elena Diomidi-Parpouna

    
Part 1 - Case Studies of Five Library Models Paul Ayris, Milan Hughston, Yannis Ioannidis, Jakob Heide Petersen, Kaisa Sinikara
 
Part 2 - Insights into Potential Synergies and Future Prospects Paul Ayris, Milan Hughston, Yannis Ioannidis, Jakob Heide Petersen, Kaisa Sinikara
 
Part 3 - Roundtable Discussion and Conclusions Paul Ayris, Milan Hughston, Yannis Ioannidis, Jakob Heide Petersen, Kaisa Sinikara
 
 
 
Session I 
Maps and Charts as Repositories of Knowledge and Expressions of Power
Chair: Thomas A. Sinclair
    

A Rare Portolan Atlas by Giovanni Battista Cavallini and the Cartographic Workshop in Livorno

Corradino Astengo
 
Cartographic Knowledge and Imperial Power in the 18th-century Mediterranean Pınar Emiralioğlu
 
An Ottoman Manuscript Chart of the Mediterranean from the 17th-18th Century as an Intersection of Theoretical and Practical Geographical Knowledge Beatrice Gruendler
 
 
 
  Discussion of Session I  
 
 
 
Session II 
Cartography as a Meeting Point of Scientific Discourse and Artistry
Chair: Maria Iacovou
      
Charting Crusade in Grand Ducal Florence Sean Roberts
 
Connections, Continuities and Departures in Imaginations of the City in Early Modern Ottoman Cartography Çiğdem Kafescioğlu
 
Mediterranean Coastal Place Names on an Ottoman Manuscript Chart from the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation Collection Agamemnon Tselikas
 
Giovanni Battista Cavallini and the Tradition of Mediterranean Portolan Atlases Emmanuelle Vagnon
 
 
 
  Discussion of Session II  
 
 
 
Session III 
Experiential Cartography
Chair: Eirini Papadaki
From Book to Map: Power, Portability and Performance in an 18th-century Anonymous French Traveller's Map of Cyprus Veronica della Dora
 
 
  Trailing Illustrated Ottoman Maps: Kitab-ı Bahriye Günsel Renda
 
 
  Discussion of Session III  
 
 
 
Concluding Remarks    Panagiotis N. Doukellis, Filippos Tsimpoglou
 
 
 

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