Important events of the Department of Cartography (1997)
- X. 22-23.
- István Klinghammer's presentations: "Die neueste Entwicklung der ungarischen Kartographie" in Munich and Karlsruhe, in the local organizations of German society of cartographers.
- X. 22.
- On 6. "GIS in Hingher education" conference one of our graduated students, Szabolcs Rácz won a special prize of Kerti's Ltd. for his diploma work.
- X. 16.
- 8. GIS for environment meeting: "Map based Internet solutions" in Hungarian Geological Institute.
Klinghammer István: Forms of nowadays maps, developing toward GIS
Zentai László: Map and webmaster; What about a good webmap?
- X. 2-XI. 30.
- Bálint Éva, the student of Babes-Bolyai University (Cluj, Romania) IV., geography course spent 2 months as a guest student in our department.
- IX. 25-28.
- IMCoS '97 sympsium organized by our department (dr. Zsolt Török).
- IX. 6-11.
- Zentai László took part on EUNIS '97 conference (European University Information Systems) in Grenoble (France).
- VII. 21.
- Mr. László Gróf L. (Oxford) visited us.
- VII. 16.
- Both new candidates of our department ( Mátyás Márton , Zsolt Török) received a Széchenyi Professorship.
- VII. 2. - VII. 12.
- István Klinghammer in Portugal. He visited Porto and Lissabon University. His presentation on the XVII. Map History Congress in section Diplomacy-politics-map: "Pál Teleki and the Mosul Committee".
- VI. 23. - VII. 14.
- Kovács Béla and Jesús Reyes spent 3 weeks in Karlsruhe by Tempus.
- VI. 16.
- GIS Treffen - a Tempus meeting in Karlsruhe. Our department was represented by László Zentai.
- VI. 6-10.
- Tempus Advisory Board meeting in Thessaloniki. Our department was represented by László Zentai.
- V. 16.
- Kurt Mayer Film (Wien) presented a movie "Through Africa by automobil" (1929)
about the first expedition of László Almásy (it is a 110
minutes long black and white silent film). The presentation was organized by Zsolt
Sponsors: Austrian Cultur Institute, Cartographic Office of Hungarian Defence Forces.
- V. 13.
- The Hungarian Academy of Sciences gave Academic prize to István Klinghammer
- V. 5-8.
- István Klinghammer's presentation: "GIS applications in Hungary" in Coburg (Germany) on the 43rd German Cartographic Days - Euro Forum.
- IV. 28.
- István Klinghammer was elected the deputy president of our university for 3 years. He is responsible for research and organizing.
- IV. 9-10.
- "External effects in cartography - Aesthetics and harmony in today's cartography" - presentations of István Klinghammer in Szeged and Debrecen.
- On the 4th Budapest International Book Festival the series "New Illustrated History" - published by Magyar Könyvklub - got the prize "Buda Book Prize".
The maps of the series made by Mátyás Márton.
- III. 20
- Both candidates of our department ( János Györffy , László Zentai) received a Széchenyi Professorship.
- III. 16-19.
- Gyula Pápay, Professor of Rostock University spent a week in our department. He presented the atlas "Historischer und geographischer Atlas von Mecklenburg und Pomeran".
- II. 16.
- Lajos Stegena, the previous leader of our Department died at the age of 76.
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