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Celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Gerard Mercator

23.05.2012.

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Gerard Mercator the solemn academy will be held in the ceremonial hall of the University of Zadar on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Organizers:
Department of Geography and Department of History of the University of Zadar
Croatian Cartographic Society
Croatian Geographical Society – Zadar

 

 

The expected program:

1. Opening composition
2. J. Faričić: The life and scientific achievements of G. Mercator
3. Composition (a period of Renaissance or Baroque)
4. M. Kozličić: Mercator's maps of Croatia in the context of the development of Renaissance cartography
5. Composition
6. L. Mirošević: Geographic names on Mercator’s maps of Croatia
7. M. Lapaine: Mercator map projection
8. Closing composition

After the solemn academy is a banquet. Welcome!

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