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Harley Fellowships

The J.B. Harley Awards
for 2016

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

Awards have been made to:

Anna Feintuck (University of Edinburgh) The production and use of cartographic knowledge: a case study of Charles E Goad's fire insurance plans of Edinburgh and Leith, 1891-1906 (2 weeks)

John Moore (Collections Manager, University of Glasgow Library) British Directory Maps: an analysis of the maps accompanying the local directories of Scotland and Wales (2 weeks)

Dr Lisa Poggiali (University of Pennsylvania, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism) Digital Democracy and Analogue Autocracy?: The History of Mapping in Kenya (2 weeks)

For the period 2014-2016, in addition to the normal J B Harley Fellowships there were 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:

Florin-Stefan Morar (Harvard University) The Maps of Myriad Kingdoms: Translation and the Circulation of Cartographic Knowledge between East Asia and Early Modern Europe (2 weeks)

Dr Susan Schulten (Professor of History and Department Chair, University of Denver) A History of North America in 100 Maps (2 weeks)


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

February 2016

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

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