Lectures in the history of cartography convened by Tony
(formerly Map Library, British Library) and Catherine Delano Smith (Institute
of Historical Research, University of London). Meetings are held at the
Warburg Institute, University of London, Woburn Square, London WC1H OAB, at
5.00 pm on a Thursday. Admission is free and each meeting is
followed by refreshments. All are most welcome. Enquiries: +44
(0)20 8346 5112 (Catherine
Delano Smith) or Tony Campbell < t.campbell(at)ockendon.clara.co.uk
> [NB. You need to
replace (at) with the @ symbol].
Programme for 2002-2003
October 24. Dr. Michael Charlesworth (Department of Art and
Art History, University of Texas at Austin). The panoramic idea and
mapping in Britain, 1740-1820.
Sponsored by The Hakluyt Society
November 21. Peter Riviere (Linacre College, University of
Oxford). The Schomburgk Line and the creation of 19th century British
December 5. Brian Leigh Dunnigan (William L. Clements Library,
University of Michigan). Frontier iconographies: Mapping and imaging
developing urban space in colonial North America.
January 23. Professor Mike Heffernan (Department of Geography,
University of Nottingham). From Russia with love? A Tsarist map of France
and the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900.
February 13. Dr Jeremy Johns and Dr Emilie Savage-Smith
(The Oriental Institute, University of Oxford). The Book of
Curiosities: A newly-discovered series of medieval Islamic maps.
March 20. Edwina Proudfoot (St Andrews Heritage Services, St
John Geddy's map of St Andrews (1580): A past and future framework.
May 1. René Tebel (Doctoral candidate, University of Vienna). The
signficance of the ship image on early modern maps from the 10th to the
May 29. Dr Daniel Connolly (Franke Humanities Institute,
University of Chicago). The performance of history in the itinerary
map of Matthew Paris.