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.
Enquiries: Tony Campbell < tony(at)tonycampbell.info > or +44 (0)20 8346 5112 (Catherine Delano-Smith)
THE TWENTY-EIGHTH SERIES
Programme for 2018-2019
November 8 Professor Bill Sherman (Director, The Warburg Institute), and Dr Edward Wilson-Lee (Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge). ‘Hernando Colón: Mapping the World of Books’.
November 29 Dr Vanessa Collingridge (Independent Researcher, Glasgow). ‘It’s All Fake News! James Cook and the Death of the Great Southern Continent (1760–1777)’.
January 17 Desiree Krikken (PhD student, Department of Modern History, University of Groningen, The Netherlands). ‘Bears with Measuring Chains. Early Modern Land Surveyors and the Record of European Physical Space’.
February 28 Dr Elizabeth Haines (Department of History, University of Bristol). ‘Labour Recruitment, Taxation and Location: Mapping (and Failing to Map) Mobile Populations in Early Twentieth Century Southern Africa’.
March 21 Professor Martin Brueckner (English Department and Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, USA). ‘The Rise of Monumental Maps in America: Aesthetics, Technology, and Material Culture’.
May 2 Jeremy Brown (PhD student, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, and the British Library). ‘Democratising the Grand Tour: Self-reliant Travel and the First Italian Road Atlases in the 1770s’.