Lectures in the history of cartography convened by Catherine Delano Smith (Institute
of Historical Research, University of London) and Tony
(formerly Map Library, British Library). Meetings are held at the
Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Woburn
Square, London WC1H OAB, at
5.00 pm on selected Thursdays. Admission is free and each meeting is
followed by refreshments. All are most welcome.
(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].
For the location, see the online map provided by
Streetmap (the Warburg Institute is by the S of 'Square')
Programme for 2005-2006
November 3. Dr Jacinta Prunty (Department of Modern History, National University of Ireland,
Maynooth / Research Fellow, Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences), The Military Imperative for Town Mapping: Galway City, Ireland, 1580s to 1740s.
November 17. Dr Sonja Brentjes (Associate Professor, Aga Khan Institute, London), 'A Contextual Interpretation of the World Map by Iskandar-Sultan (d. 1414) in the Topkapi Saray, Istanbul'.
January 19. Dr Alessandro Scafi (FacoltÓ di Conservazione dei Beni Culturali, University of Bologna, Italy); Professor Dan Terkla (Department of English, Illinois Wesley University, U.S.A.); Dominic Harbour (Head of Communications, Hereford Cathedral, Hereford, U.K.) Medieval and Modern: the Hereford Mappa Mundi (c.1290) on Display.