Typus orbis universalis, Bâle, 1550

Dates: 2020 – 2022

Intralaboratory Program Leader: Jean-Marc Besse

Laboratory members involved in the program: Alain Musset, Rafela Nicolau, Anton Paumelle, Nicolas Verdier

Team involved: EGHO

NPartner Organisation: Universidad de Chile

Extralaboratory Program leader: Mauricio Onetto

Funding: Projet ECOS-SUD

Transversal subjects concerned: Mobilities and territories: towards a relational approach to space; Stabilities and fluidity of geographical objects


Description: The project analyses the role of straits in the organization of political spaces on a global and regional scale in the modern period, and in particular examines the role of the Strait of Magellan in the processes of circulation of knowledge and narratives that linked Europe to the American continent. Other straits are studied in a comparative way (Gibraltar, Bosphorus, Malacca).