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Harley Fellowships

The J.B. Harley Awards
for 2014

The Trustees of the J B Harley Research Fellowships Trust Fund are pleased to announce the twenty-first series of awards,
offering support to assist research in the map collections of the United Kingdom.

Awards have been made to:

Allegra Giovine (University of Pennsylvania), 'The Political Meaning of Maps: L. Dudley Stamp and the economic map of nature in Burma and Britain, c. 1920 – 1945' (3 weeks)

Johanna Skurnik (University of Turku, Finland), 'British Geographies of Australia 1830-1860' (2 weeks)

Professor Camille Serchuk (Southern Connecticut State University), 'Art, Cartography and Visual Culture in France 1450-1610' (2 weeks)

For the period 2014-2017, in addition to the normal J B Harley Fellowships there are also Harley-Delmas Fellowships funded by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, for research on the history of cartography during the European Renaissance to the Enlightenment c.1400-c.1800.

Awards have been made to:

Professor Karl Offen (University of Oklahoma), 'From Local Knowledge to British maps: Tracing the links in Caribbean Central America' (3 weeks)

Roberto Chauca (University of Florida), 'Science in the Jungle: the missionary mapping and national imaginings of western Amazonia' (2 weeks)


Ms Rose Mitchell, Hon. Sec., Harley Fellowships
Map archivist, The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU

17 January 2014

For details of past awards, numbers of applicants, and extracts from previous Fellows’ reports, see the full listing of fellows

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