Carla Lois ist new Visiting Professor at HZK

Das HZK welcomes Carla Lois from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) and the Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) as a visiting professor. Carla Lois is a historian of science and from September 2019 to May 2020 she will focus on her current research project in the field of the history of geography and cartography “The Cartographic. Cartographic Images, Space and Visual Thinking in Spatial Thought and Orientation Devices (19th and 20th centuries)”. She is an Independent Researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council in Argentina (CONICET) and coordinates the Grupo de Historia y Epistemología de las Cartografías e Imágenes Técnicas (GHECIT).  Among her books are “Mapas para la nación. Episodios en la historia de la cartografía argentina ” (Biblos, 2014) und “Terrae Incognitae. Modos de pensar y mapear geografías desconocidas” (Eudeba, 2018).
The guest professorship is sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.