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VMs: 'Maps and Society' Lectures (in London) (if you're interested)...
'Maps and Society' Lectures
Lectures in the history of cartography convened by Tony Campbell (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@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>. The full programme is also available at <
Remainder of the 2002-2003 programme:
May 1. René Tebel (Doctoral candidate, University of Vienna). The
signficance of the ship image on early modern maps from the 10th to the 17th
May 29. Dr Daniel Connolly (Franke Humanities Institute, University of
Chicago). The performance of history in the itinerary map of Matthew Paris.
This programme has been made possible through the generous sponsorship of
The International Map Collectors' Society, Jonathan Potter of Jonathan
Potter Ltd., and Laurence Worms of Ash Rare Books. It is supported by Imago
Mundi: the International Journal for the History of Cartography.
Displays for each lecture, at the Royal Geographical Society, are arranged
by Francis Herbert, Hon. F.R.G.S. Note that the Society's Map Room and
Library are closed until late 2003, although both the Picture Library and
Archives remain open.
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