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Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

2015 - 2016  Programme


Tuesday 24 November 2015


Gardner Room

Professor Michael Heffernan and Ben Thorpe

(University of Nottingham)

The Map That Would Save Europe: The Tariff Walls Map and the Politics of Cartographic Display Between the Wars


Tuesday 23 February 2016


Gardner Room

Dorian Gerhold


Plans of London buildings drawn c.1450–1720


Tuesday 3 May 2016


Gardner Room

Dr Douglas Lockhart

(Formerly University of Keele) 

Alexander Ogg (1811-65 ): surveyor, farmer and gold prospector, Aberdeenshire and New Zealand


All are welcome

Refreshments will be available after each seminar

The seminars are kindly supported by Emmanuel College Cambridge

Location and Time


Emmanuel College, St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, England CB2 3AP

Map showing location of Emmanuel College

Ask at the Porters' Lodge (indicated by a bowler hat on the map link above) for directions to the Old Library or Gardner Room (for venue see above).

There is no need to book in advance.



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Previous Seminars

For a complete list of Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography since 2006 click here

Opening hours






Closed *

* Items ordered before 12.45 on Friday can be consulted in the Munby Rare Books Reading Room. No fetching or transferring is possible on Saturdays. Please contact the Map Room to discuss your requirements.

Contact us

Map Department 
Cambridge University Library 
West Road 
CB3 9DR 


+44 (0) 1223 333041
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