Maps and Society: ‘Persuasive Cartography: Art, Science and Deception’

Maps and Society: ‘Persuasive Cartography: Art, Science and Deception’
Date
22 Oct 2020, 17:00 to 22 Oct 2020, 19:00
Type
Lecture
Venue
ONLINE
Description

PJ Mode (Collector and Researcher, Curator of the Persuasive Maps Collection, Cornell University Library, Ithaca, NY, USA;  http://persuasivemaps.library.cornell.edu): ‘Persuasive Cartography: Art, Science and Deception’

Lectures in the history of cartography convened by Catherine Delano-Smith (Institute of Historical Research), Tony Campbell (formerly Map Library, British Library), Peter Barber (Visiting Fellow, History, King’s College, formerly Map Library, British Library) and Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute). Meetings in London, when these are physically possible, are generously supported by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association. 

Meetings are normally held on selected Thursdays at the Warburg Institute at 5.00 pm. Admission free. All are welcome. Enquiries: tony@tonycampbell.info or c.delano-smith@qmul.ac.uk.

For the 2020-2021 academic year all meetings will be virtual unless otherwise informed.

FREE VIA ZOOM. Please book by 5.00pm on Wednesday 21 October to be sent a link to the session.



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