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The Map in the Palace

Mon 14 Jun, 18.30 – 20.00

David Starkey and Peter Barber discuss the importance of maps in medieval and early modern palaces, and how they combined art, science, and power to enhance their impact.

Podcast available

The Fra Mauro map

Geopolitics: Power and Space

Mon 6 Sep, 18.30 – 20.00

Join Professor Jeremy Black as he discusses geopolitics: the relationship between power and space, and between strategy and geography.

We may podcast this event

image of a medieval map

The New Mapping Revolution

Tue 7 Sep, 18.30 – 20.00

The internet is fuelling dramatic and dynamic changes in the way we map our world. Join Ed Parsons, Geospatial Technologist for Google Maps and Steve Chilton from OpenStreetMap as they discuss these developments.

Podcast available

Part of a Google Map mashup

Landscaping: Artists, Maps and Britain

Sat 11 Sep, 10.00 – 17.30

A day of presentations, screenings and discussion exploring the contemporary cultural mapping of Britain by leading writers, artists and film-makers

We may podcast part of this event

map