Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday, May 24th at 10.30am, Gregory McIntosh will deliver a talk at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, room 8.2.14. All welcome.

Brief summary

After the discovery of lands to the West in 1492 and the opening of the sea route to the East in 1498, the great pr...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The daily newspaper Público released a small video on the book launch session that took place at the newspaper headquarters in Alcântara, last week, May 2nd, with insights of the book.

For a full news piece please visit the oficial newspaper website.

Monday, April 29, 2019

This Thursday, May 2nd, the book A Redondeza da Terra e outras Histórias da Ciência e da Cartografia which comprises the 22 essays publish between June and November 2018 will be released with the newspaper O Público, at its headquaters, in Alcantara around 18.45h. The...

Thursday, March 28, 2019


Henrique Leitão, Principal Investigator at the Interunivsersity Centre for the History of Science and Technology, Professor at the History and Philosophy of Science Department at Faculty of Sciences, Lisbon University and a Medea-Chart team member, won an ERC Advanced...

Monday, March 18, 2019

A new article entitled Early Modern Nautical Charts and Maps: Working Through Different Cartographic Paradigms was published by Joaquim Gaspar and Henrique Leitão. To read and learn about this work visit Brill, Journal of Early Modern History.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Joaquim Alves Gaspar will give a speech Was the Earth round in 1500? at TedX ULisboa, Saturday May 4th, 9AM at Aula Magna, Reitoria da Universidade de Lisboa. To get your ticket and get a glimpse of the inspiring speakers check the oficial page.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Last week, Sima Krtalic, started as a PhD Student in the Medea-Chart Project. Sima has a Bachelor in Liberal Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, and a Master in Archaeological Materials Science, Universidade de Évora. With professional experience in translation and pedagogy,...

Friday, February 22, 2019

Earlier this month, Joaquim Alves Gaspar was interviewed by Julie Gould and Michael Teitelbaum, from Nature Journal, about the Medea-Chart project and the process for creating a multidisciplinary team of researchers and presenting a competitive application to the Europ...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Gonçalo Dias joined Medea-Chart as a postdoctoral fellow almost from the beginning of the project, in July 2017. His knowledge of history is immense and day-by-day conversations with him were always extremely interesting, sometimes even sparking long discussions with t...

Monday, January 14, 2019

This time the paper reflects the post-doctoral research of Gonçalo Dias on the cartometric analysis of maps, and it can be accessed in full at the journal e-Perimetron.

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