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.”
The Afriterra staff are proud to join the community of bloggers who contribute to the global conversation about history, heritage, art, and other topics related to our mission. We will use this blog platform to communicate our plans and activities, publish our research, and share our thoughts on noteworthy events and announcements from the world of cartography. Most of all,… Read more »
Afriterra staff member Lucia Lovison-Golob, Ph.D. contributed to the SCOLMA book, African Studies in the Digital Age: Disconnects? published last September. Her article, “The Integration of Historical Cartography into the Present Day: The Darfur Case” is available from our Research page.