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Cambridge University Library

 

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

2020 - 2021  Programme (Revised)

 

Tuesday 24 November 2020 (5.30pm GMT)

VIA ZOOM

For details on how to join, please send an email to events@emma.cam.ac.uk

!!CHANGE OF SPEAKER!!

Julian Candiah (Kuala Lumpur and Cambridge)

The Straits of Malacca - A Cartographic Journey using Nautical Sea Charts

For details on how to join, please send an email to events@emma.cam.ac.uk

Tuesday 23 February 2021 (5.30pm GMT)

ARRANGEMENTS TO BE CONFIRMED

Michael Bravo (Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge)

Polar maps and their histories: reflections on the changing fortunes of cosmography 

Tuesday 4 May 2021 (5.30pm BST)

DETAILS TO BE CONFIRMED

Talk about Asian maps (details to be confirmed)

All are welcome. 

For any enquiries, please contact Sarah Bendall at sarah.bendall@emma.cam.ac.uk, tel. 01223 330476

The seminars are kindly supported by Emmanuel College Cambridge

Refreshments will be available after seminars held in Emmanuel College

Location and Time

5.30pm (UK Time)         [Time Converter]

Those seminars not held via Zoom will probably be held in the 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.

 

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