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Cartographic events - past

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2012/13

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography 2012 - 2013

2011/12

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography 2011 - 2012

2011

Map Curators’ Group (MCG) Workshop 2011,York, 7th and 8th September 2011. How to do more with less: promoting and running a map collection in a time of austerity

2010/2011

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography 2010 - 2011

2010

The British Cartographic Society Annual Symposium, 9 - 11 June 2010 - Nottingham. Talking with Maps.

17th Conference of the LIBER Groupe des Cartothécaires, 15-19 June 2010 - Tallinn, Estonia.

Magnificent Maps - British Library exhibition, Fri 30 Apr 2010 - Sun 19 Sep 2010. The exhibition showcases the British Library's unique collection of large-scale display maps, many of which have never been exhibited before. It also demonstrates why maps are about far more than geography and have been used to promote personal agendas, political messages and tools of propaganda.

Under Covers: Documenting Spies - Cambridge University Library, 19 January - 3 July 2010 (closed 2-5 April inclusive). Not a map exhibition but includes some interesting cartographic items.

Map Curators’ Group Workshop, Cambridge (UK), 8 - 10 September 2010 . Beyond the Neat Line: More than Just Geography.

Society of Cartographers Summer School, University of Manchester, Wed 8th to Fri 10th September 2010.

IMCoS 28th International Symposium, London, 3rd to 6th October 2010 . Britain, Power and Influence in the 17th and 18th Centuries.

2009/2010

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography 2009 - 2010

2008/2009

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography 2008 - 2009

2007/2008

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography 2007 - 2008

2006/2007

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography 2006 - 2007

Sandars Lectures, March 2007 - Sarah Tyacke, Conversations with maps: world views in early modern Europe NEW! The three lectures that Sarah Tyacke delivered at Cambridge University Library on 5-8 March 2007 are now available online, as pdf files at http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/sandars/Sandars_Lectures_2007.html

London: A Life in Maps. Map exhibition at the British Library, London, 24 November 2006 – 4 March 2007.

2004

Groupe des Carthothécaires de Liber - 14th Conference (2004):
liber logoA group of European map curators met in Cambridge in August/September 2004 for the 14th Conference of the Groupe des Carthothécaires de Liber. The theme of the conference was: Map Collections and GIS or Digital Data – the death of the paper Map?

2003

EXHIBITION IN CAMBRIDGE

Unfolding Landscapes: Maps of Cambridgeshire from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II (30 April to 18 October 2003)

Exhibition Guide:
Unfolding Landscapes: Maps of Cambridgeshire from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II. Finding out more


2001

EXHIBITION IN CAMBRIDGE

Fantasy to Federation: European maps of Australia to 1901 (3 April to 15 September 2001)