Of Maps and Refugees

Quentin Lobbé
Telecom ParisTech
Sciences and Technologies of Information and Communication

This study will explore the relations between the so called refugees crisis and cartography. As an example of migration traceability we will rebuild a personal journey from Syria to Germany. Then we will map the Kurdish camp of Dunkirk with the help of the refugees and discover that refugees are the modern navigators, using smartphones as a compass.

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