The Institute of History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague

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Department of Historical Atlas of the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences last year finished project called “Historical Atlas of Poland. Detailed Maps of the Sixteenth Century”. One outcome of this project is a summary volume which contains all published volumes of commentaries, historical maps, and spatial databases.

On the side-lines of this project is exploring possibilities for effective data-sharing via the “Atlas Fontium” platform. This web portal helps collect, analyse and publish information and sources which aid studying the historical geography of Polish lands within pre-1772 borders. There is possibility to participate in the “Atlas Fontium” usability study. The target group of this survey encompasses researchers and experts in history and geography. The link will take you to an online survey. Before start filling inthe survey form, there will be presented introduction and a short video about the web portal. The video and survey will take approximately 30 minutes to watch and complete. The survey will be available until 28.02.2023.

Invitation into National Technical Museum in Prague to the exhibiton 300 years of Müller’s map of Bohemia. Last year the exhibition was opened only for one week because of pandemic. The exhibition will be installed in great hall of National Technical Museum between 14th September 2022 and 30th April 2023.  

We invite you to the third Central European Conference of Historical Geographers, which will take place on 12 and 13 June 2020 at the Otto-Friedrich Universität Bamberg in Germany. The conference follows the events organized in 2016 and 2018 by the Historical Geography Research Centre in Prague at the Faculty of Science, Charles University. More information, including the current call for papers, is available on the conference website here.

The exhibition Regions through Space and Time is now available online. Would you like to display the exhibition at your institution, please contact the Geographical Library, Charles University.

The publication representing the Historical Geography Research Centre was published. See the brochure here.

University of Richmond presents new online Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States!