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Cambridge University Library

 

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

2019 - 2020  Programme

 

Tuesday 19 November 2019

 

Hugh Torrens (University of Keele)

Geologist William Smith (1769-1839) and his struggles to both earn a living, and finance his scientific and cartographic projects to 1820

Tuesday 25 February 2020

 

John Davies (Independent scholar) and Alex Kent (Canterbury Christ Church University)

... on the Red Atlas (Soviet military mapping)

Tuesday 5 May 2020 

 

Michael Bravo (Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge)

... on the Pan Inuit Trails atlas

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

5.30pm

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.

 

Enquiries

For further information and to join the mailing list, contact Sarah Bendall at sarah.bendall@emma.cam.ac.uk
tel. 01223 330476

 

Printable Poster

Please print and display a poster!

 

Previous Seminars

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

Opening hours

Monday-Thursday

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

Friday

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

Saturday

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 
Cambridge 
CB3 9DR 

Email: maps@lib.cam.ac.uk

Telephone:
+44 (0) 1223 333041
+44 (0) 1223 333042