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Harley Fellowships

The J.B. Harley Awards
for 2015

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

Awards have been made to:

Julia Cummiskey (Institute of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University) 'Viral Cartographies: Mapping Disease in Uganda, 1936-1979' (3 weeks)

Professor Elri Liebenberg (University of South Africa, Pretoria) 'Nineteenth-century Historical Cartography of Southern Africa, 1790 until 1920' (3 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:

Robert Imes (University of Saskatchewan) 'A History Of Leicestershire Chorographies: From Leland to Burton' (3 weeks)

Catherine Akeroyd (Australian National University) 'Depicting Terra Australis: An analysis of the iconography on the southern continent of Renaissance maps 1508-1690' (2 weeks)


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

13 January 2015

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

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