[ISHMap-List] Introduction to the history of maps - course at London University 20-24 June 2016

Sarah Tyacke styacke at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 11 18:10:21 CET 2016

      A History of Maps and Mapping 20-24 June 2016

Course Organisers: Dr Catherine Delano-Smith,  Sarah Tyacke CB.

The aim in this course is to draw attention to some of the challenges 
facing the student of map history given the longevity and ubiquity of 
the mapping idea, from prehistory to the present, and the variety of 
format, function and context of maps at any one time. Sessions are 
designed to explore the fundamental principles of map history to provide 
a framework in which the details of any map from any period can be 
accommodated. Stress is laid on the relationship between word and image, 
and the role of maps in books, as a counterbalance to the traditional 
way of viewing maps in isolation. The key tenet remains, however, that 
of the indivisibility of maps as image, artefact and messenger.

Outcomes for Students / Reading List 

Application forms at

Sarah Tyacke

International Society for the History of the Map(ISHMap)www.ishm.elte.hu/

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