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Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

2018 - 2019  Programme


Tuesday 20 November 2018


Andrew Doll (Lincoln College Oxford)

Creed and Cartography: Religion and the Mapping of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Seventeenth Century

Tuesday 26 February 2019


Steph Mastoris (National Museum Wales)

The Welbeck Atlas of 1629 to 1640 – William Senior’s last commission from the Cavendish family

Tuesday 7 May 2019 


Natasha Pairaudeau (Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge) & Marie de Rugy (Wolfson College Cambridge)

Burmese cloth maps and itineraries in Cambridge University collections

All are welcome. No need to book

Refreshments will be available after each seminar

The seminars are kindly supported by Emmanuel College Cambridge

Location and Time


Gardner Room,​ 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 Gardner Room.

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


9:00-12:45 and 14:00-17:10 *


9:00-12:45 and 14:00-16:50 *


Closed **

* Monday to Friday 12:45-14:00: If you wish to continue working through the lunch period we can transfer items to the Munby Rare Books Reading Room.

** Items ordered before 12.45 on Friday can be consulted in the Manuscripts 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 


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