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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">Dear Friends of TOSCA,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">Yet more mapping for us to feast upon, in addition to TOSCA on November 26<sup>th</sup> and the BCS Autumn lecture on the 17<sup>th</sup> ….<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">With best wishes,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">_____________________________________________________<br>
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Nick Millea<br>
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Map Librarian, Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG<br>
Tel:      01865 287119<br>
Email:  nick.millea@bodleian.ox.ac.uk<br>
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Web: <a href="http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/maps"><span style="color:blue">http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/maps</span></a>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">Map Room blog …<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">Dr Elizabeth Baigent<br>
University Reader in the History of Geography and SCIO Senior Tutor<br>
Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford<br>
Oxford OX2 6PW<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black"> SoGE Communications [comms@ouce.ox.ac.uk]<br>
<b>Sent:</b> 05 November 2015 12:38<br>
<b>To:</b> <a href="mailto:ouce-everyone@maillist.ox.ac.uk">ouce-everyone@maillist.ox.ac.uk</a><br>
<b>Subject:</b> EVENT: Seminar on Cartography and colonial Northern Rhodesia - 4pm, Wed 11 Nov, African Studies Centre</span><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">Cartographic underdetermination: pacing, tracing, and imagining Northern Rhodesia as a territory, 1915-1955</span></b><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">Speaker: Elizabeth Haines  (Geography department, Royal Holloway)</span><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">4pm on
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</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">in the African Studies Centre. The details are now on the ASC website:<br>
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<a href="http://www.africanstudies.ox.ac.uk/zambia-discussion-group-cartographic-underdetermination-pacing-tracing-and-imagining-northern-0" target="_blank"><span style="color:#0066CC">http://www.africanstudies.ox.ac.uk/zambia-discussion-group-cartographic-underdetermination-pacing-tracing-and-imagining-northern-0</span></a>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:2.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black"> </span><i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;color:black">“He asks for impossibilities in the shape of vast areas of accurate large scale mapping because
 his previous work has been in civilised neighbourhoods. He cannot understand delay and attributes it to obstructionism.”</span></i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial Unicode MS","sans-serif";color:black">‘</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">The</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial Unicode MS","sans-serif";color:black">’</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">
 map loomed large in British imperial rhetoric. In this rhetoric cartography was part of the scientific toolkit that privileged the culture of the European colonisers. Cartography allowed imperial powers to delineate their new territories. Cartography allowed
 the rational organisation of imperial resources. The reality of mapping British colonial Africa was very different. Dispersed and disconnected agencies used makeshift resources to produce piecemeal cartography in response to temporary pressures and requirements.
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">In this talk I will address the chasm between cartographic rhetoric and reality as felt in early twentieth-century Northern Rhodesia.  Through three short case
 studies, I will discuss the key factors that determined governmental mapping initiatives. I</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial Unicode MS","sans-serif";color:black">’</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">ll
 consider the emergence of localised, contingent mapping practices and substitutes. Finally, I</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial Unicode MS","sans-serif";color:black">’</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">ll
 ask whether a centralised vision of the territory was useful to colonial administrators in-situ who were negotiating the
</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial Unicode MS","sans-serif";color:black">‘</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">decentralised despotism</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial Unicode MS","sans-serif";color:black">’</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black">
 of indirect rule.</span><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoPlainText"><b><span style="color:black">You may be able to read a map, but can you understand a geological map?</span></b><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoPlainText"><b><span style="color:black">Would you like to convert your topographic impressions into #Undergroundology?</span></b><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoPlainText"><span style="color:black">Then this course is for you!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoPlainText"><span style="color:black"> <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoPlainText"><b><span style="color:red">Saturday 21st November</span></b><span style="color:red">
</span><span style="color:black">10 am-5pm <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoPlainText"><span style="color:black">‘How to Read Geological Maps’  <o:p>
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<p class="MsoPlainText"><span style="color:black">Professor Paul Smith, our director and a geologist who has mapped most of the geology of Greenland, will lead a masterclass in reading the landscape around us in 4 dimensions using geological maps and investigate
 the techniques used to create them.   This day school will also give an opportunity to visit our William Smith exhibition ‘Handwritten in Stone’ and view the original map.  To book please click
<a href="http://www.bit.ly/mnhevents" target="_blank"><span style="color:windowtext;text-decoration:none">www.bit.ly/mnhevents</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoPlainText"><span style="color:black">Tickets 65<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoPlainText"><span style="color:black"><a href="http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk" target="_blank"><span style="color:windowtext;text-decoration:none">www.oum.ox.ac.uk</span></a>   -   @morethanadodo    -  
<a href="http://www.morethanadodo.com" target="_blank"><span style="color:windowtext;text-decoration:none">www.morethanadodo.com</span></a>
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