[ISHMap-List] The Oxford Seminars in Cartography - reminder
nick.millea at bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 21 15:15:04 CET 2014
Cross-posted to various listservs and the Friends of TOSCA.
Details of the next meeting for The Oxford Seminars in Cartography.
Please forward any queries to Nick Millea (contact details below).
THE OXFORD SEMINARS IN CARTOGRAPHY
21st Annual Series
Thursday 6 March
Soviet Intelligence Plans for the British Isles
By John Davies (Editor of Sheetlines, journal of the Charles Close Society)
Seminar runs from 5.00pm to 6.30pm at the University of Oxford Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY
To celebrate World Book Day, the 'Book of Curiosities' will be on display in the Divinity School (Old Schools Quadrangle, Bodleian Library) from 10.00am to 3:00pm.
The Book of Curiosities is an eleventh-century Arabic account of the heavens and the Earth, illustrated by an unparalleled series of maps and astronomical diagrams locating places and phenomena ranging from comets to the island of Sicily, from lunar mansions to the sources of the Nile.
The Oxford Seminars in Cartography are supported by the Friends of TOSCA, ESRI (UK) Ltd, Oxford Cartographers, the British Cartographic Society, the Charles Close Society, and the School of Geography and the Environment
Our next seminar will be ..........
Thursday 8 May
'Strangers on their own land': ideology, policy, and rational landscapes in the United States, 1825-1934
By Heather Winlow (Bath Spa University)
Map Librarian, Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG
Tel: 01865 287119
Email: nick.millea at bodleian.ox.ac.uk
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