[ISHMap-List] The Oxford Seminars in Cartography - revised programme, 2016-17

Nick Millea nick.millea at bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 4 12:50:48 CET 2016

Dear All,

Cross-posted to various listservs and the Friends of TOSCA.

Here are details of this season's "TOSCA" seminars in Oxford.

Please forward any queries to Nick Millea (contact details below).

Please note the pre-Christmas field trip, and a change of speaker for the March seminar.


24th Annual Series

Programme for 2016-2017:

Thursday 3 November 2016
Mapping and the Falklands Conflict, 1982: how mapping helped British forces retake the Islands against the odds
John Peaty
(Defence Geographic Centre Joint Forces Intelligence Group)

Thursday 9 March 2017
Exploring colonial administrative maps, their use and their disuse: "He asks for impossibilities... because his previous work has been in civilised neighbourhoods"
Elizabeth Haines
(Science Museum)

Thursday 25 May 2017
The Geological Section, Inter-Service Topographical Department: contributions by Oxford geologists, the Bodleian Library and thematic mapping to Allied military intelligence during the Second World War
Edward P F Rose
(Royal Holloway, University of London)

Thursday 1 December 2016
TOSCA Field Trip - Treasures from the Map Room: a journey through the Bodleian collections
Debbie Hall
(Bodleian Map Room)

·         A chance to buy the new Bodleian map book at a special discounted pre-Christmas rate: http://www.bodleianshop.co.uk/treasures-from-the-map-room.html

Seminars run from 4.30pm to 6.00pm in the Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG; Join us for refreshments in the Weston Café from 3.45pm

For further details contact nick.millea at bodleian.ox.ac.uk<mailto:nick.millea at bodleian.ox.ac.uk> or 01865 287119

The Oxford Seminars in Cartography are supported by:
The Friends of TOSCA
Oxford Cartographers
The British Cartographic Society
The Charles Close Society
The School of Geography and the Environment


Nick Millea

Map Librarian, Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG
Tel:      01865 287119
Email:  nick.millea at bodleian.ox.ac.uk<mailto:nick.millea at bodleian.ox.ac.uk>

Web: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/maps

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