Terra Cognita

Newsletter of the Society for the History of Discoveries

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May 2005

[current] to October 9, 2005
DeWitt Wallace Museum of Decorative Arts
Mapping Colonial America, an expanded exhibit of maps and atlases, surveying equipment and globes from the Colonial Williamsburg collection, Williamsburg, Virginia.

[current] to late November, 2005
Benedictine Archabbey of Pannonhalma, Hungary
Sacred Places on Maps. Exhibited are maps, globes and illustrated books from the collections of the Benedictine Archabbey of Pannonhalma and the Benedictine Abbey Schottenstift, Vienna, Austria.

May 20, 2005
Brussels International Map Collectors’ Circle and Freundeskreis für Cartographica in der Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz [Circle of Friends of Cartography in the Prussian Cultural Foundation - Berlin]
Visit to the Plantin-Moretus Museum, Antwerp. Information from BIMCC asbl/vzw, Zwanenlaan 16, B-2610 Antwerpen, Belgium; Telephone +32 3 440 10 81; bimcc@bigfoot.com

May 21, 2005
Washington Map Society
Field trip to Antietam Battlefield, discussion and analysis of the September 1862 battle through the eyes of a military geographer. Following a reception in Frederick hosted by Cartographic Associates. Contact Bob Rhodes, 703-360-5110; rgrhodes@starpower.net

May 23, 2005
The Cambridge History of Cartography Seminar
Marcia Kupfer (Johns Hopkins University) Maps and bodies - 5pm, Department of History of Art, Cambridge University, 1 Scroope Terrace; Seminar room 2, Cambridge, England. Contact Tom de Wesselow: tpcd2@cam.ac.uk

May 26, 2005
Maps and Society Lectures: Fourteenth Series
Lindsay Braun (Department of History, Rutgers University, U.S.A.) 'A portion of our country comparatively unknown': Fred Jeppe, the Zoutpansberg, and the Cartography of the Transvaal, 1867﷓1899 - University of London, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London at 5 pm. Contact Catherine Delano Smith +44 (0) 20 8346 5112 or Tony Campbell: t.campbell [at] ockendon.clara.co.uk

June 2, 2005
Oxford Seminars in Cartography
Rob Watts (Bournemouth University / Digi﷓Data Technologies Ltd) Paper to Pixels: The Digital Manipulation of The Gough Map, at 5 pm in the School of Geography and the Environment, Mansfield Road. Contact Nick Millea, Map Librarian, Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG; T 01865 287119, F 01865 277139, nam@bodley.ox.ac.uk.

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