Lucia Lovison-Golob, Ph.D.


About Lucia Lovison-Golob, Ph.D.

Afriterra Librarian and Project Director


Congratulations on the Opening of David Rumsey Map Center/Exhibit

On Tuesday, April 19th, from 6-7 pm, the David Rumsey Map Center and the Exhibit “A Universe of Maps,” will be opening to the public at the Stanford University Libraries: Afriterra congratulates the community in the San Francisco area and in particular the community of Stanford University for the achievement and wish them best of luck for all the work… Read more »


Can Afriterra holdings contribute to the visualization of Ebola virus?

I heard the news of a woman that died on 31 March 2016 by the virus Ebola in Liberia. This news, sent out on April 1, 2016, brings a renewed concern about outbreaks in the countries of West Africa. Liberia was declared “free” of the terrible Ebola virus since January 2016 by the World Health Organization (WHO). I’m very sorry… Read more »


What can old maps from Afriterra teach us today?

About ten days ago, I was in Europe, and news from all over Africa were coming to me. Africa is a continent in rapid transition with a fantastic legacy for all human kind, and the environment. In this period, the price of an oil barrel is below 28 USD and many African country-economies, depending on oil revenues, are suffering. What… Read more »


Afriterra Exhibit: “Before Mandela: The Cartographic View of South Africa, 1513-1918”

I want to start this Afriterra blog talking about the week in which Afriterra Foundation will open its doors and welcome anyone to see our exhibits. As our founder and Executive Director, Dr. Gerald Rizzo, states: “Afriterra embraces a non-profit mission to gather and preserve the cartographic record of Africa, enabling a broader interpretation of the land and its history.”