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International Map Collectors Society Symposium

19 Oct 2018
Opening addresses by:         
Richard Wesley, Museum Director, HKMM; and
Hans D. Kok, IMCoS Chairman
Foreign Influence in Chinese Shipping and Evolution of Chinese Sea Charts in the  17th Century
by K.L. Tam, Managing Director, Kingstar Shipping Limited & Director, HKMM
Maps, the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean and Science
by Professor Fung Kam-Wing, University of Hong Kong
Morning coffee break
The First Encounter of European and East Asian Cartographies by Dr. Mario Cams, Mario Cams, Assistant Professor, University of Macau Department of History
Mapping Hong Kong - from Documenting Bandit Hideouts to a Global Destination by Dr. Gordian Gaeta, Collector of the long-term loan The Gordian Gaeta Collection at HKMM
Lunch break
Charting the Life of Captain Daniel Ross of the Bombay Marine by
Dr. Stephen Davies, Honorary Professor, University of Hong Kong
Cross-reference on Maps and Literature, and the Methodology of Researching China Maps by Dr. Lin Jeng-yi, Director, Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum, Taipei
Afternoon coffee break
The HKUST Database of Western Maps of China by Dr. Marco Caboara, Digital Scholarship and Archives Manager, Lee Shau Kee Library, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Panel Discussion: Current Trends in Collecting Antique Maps & Charts of Asia;
[panelists to be confirmed].
Symposium dinner