ABOUT US

Research Team for the History of Cartography is the unit of L. and A. Birkenmajer Institute for the History of Science of Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, according to its statute. The target of the Team is to inspire, coordinate and help in researches on history of cartography, in particular of historical and present day Polish lands and bygone I Rzeczpospolita, also to propagate the knowledge in this area.
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You can find the Research Team for the History of Cartography on Facebook. On December 8, 2020, the 1st open online seminar on the History of Cartography entitled “Distortions of old maps” took place. Details in EVENTS, on the Team page on Facebook, and on Youtube. See also: Conference announcement: Mountains in Cartography, Jelenia Góra, 16–18 Sept. 2021 (PDF, in Polish), or see in NEWS.

The Staszic Palace, located on Nowy Świat 72 – seat of the Polish Academy of Sciences