European Historic Towns Atlas series

A selection of colourful atlases in different European languages

ONLINE LECTURE SERIES

European Historic Towns Atlas series

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 Thursday 26 May 2022

 4.30–6pm (BST)

  Online

  Free event, booking required

Upcoming talks in this series

Join contributors from across Europe to explore the European Historic Towns Atlas programme, and a chance to explore both its shared history and comparative urban histories across the continent. We will discover how these maps have been used for outreach, both in education and amongst popular audiences, noting how cartographic conventions have driven the programme forward to deliver a truly pan-European research tool.

There are no upcoming talks in this series.

Booking information

When you have booked your place, the ticketing system will send you an automated confirmation.

A link to access each talk will be sent on the day of the event to the email address associated with your booking. Please check your junk/spam email folder.

If you have not received this link 3 hours before the event please email: tosca@bodleian.ox.ac.uk


Past talks in this series

Talk 1: Maps of the European Historic Towns Atlas I: Germany

 Thursday 28 April 2022

 4.30–6pm (BST)

 Speakers: Daniel Stracke, Universität Münster

In his talk for the Maps of the European Historic Towns Atlas series, Daniel Stracke will describe the origins and aims of this Europe-wide project, before focusing on developments in Germany, where atlas production has been prolific.

Talk 2: Maps of the European Historic Towns Atlas II: Great Britain

 Thursday 5 May 2022

 4.30–6pm (BST)

 Speakers: Keith Lilley, Queen’s University Belfast

In his talk for the Maps of the European Historic Towns Atlas series, Keith Lilley will describe cartographic sources used in the atlases as well as the historical mapping principles underpinning them. There will also be an exploration of spinoff products, both print and digital.

Talk 3: Maps of the European Historic Towns Atlas III: Ireland

 Thursday 12 May 2022

 4.30–6pm (BST)

 Speakers: Sarah Gearty, Royal Irish Academy

In her talk for the Maps of the European Historic Towns Atlas series, Sarah Gearty will describe the programme’s success across the whole of Ireland, its response to the digital age, and outline the benefits of the atlas’ official attachment to a learned society.

Talk 4: Maps of the European Historic Towns Atlas IV: East Central Europe

 Thursday 26 May 2022

 4.30–6pm (BST)

 Speakers: Katalin Szende, Central European University

In her talk for the Maps of the European Historic Towns Atlas series, she will describe the national and multi-national context of the atlas programme, with a view to future developments. This will be the final talk of the series.

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