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Carto-Cymru The Wales Map Symposium 2017

The National Library of Wales, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales and The Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates, Bangor University, present:

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The Wales Map Symposium 2017
“Measuring the Meadows”
12 May 2017
9.45-4.30

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Theme:

Measuring the Meadows – the development of estate mapping and its value in portraying the historical landscape.

Presentations:

“Thou several artists dost employ to show the measure of thy lands”: estate maps and the image of the landowner 1570-1800
Peter Barber, OBE, former Head of Maps, British Library

Changing trends in estate mapping in the Welsh border counties during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries​
Dr Bob Silvester, Visiting Professor, University of Chester

Map-making and estate management: urban case studies drawn from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas
Dr Jacinta Prunty, Head of History, Maynooth University

Introducing the Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates: aims and aspirations
Dr Shaun Evans, Director, The Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates, Bangor University

Cantrefi a Cymydau: rediscovering the medieval boundaries of Wales for the digital age
John Dollery, Mapping Officer, and Scott Lloyd, Project and Fundraising Development Officer, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

Land-owning bodies and their estates: maps and map-makers for institutions
Dr Sarah Bendall, Fellow and Development Director, Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Digido mapiau degwm a stadau i bobl Cymru / Digitising tithe and estate maps for the people of Wales
Einion Gruffudd, Cynefin Project Manager, The National Library of Wales

The survey of the Manors of Crickhowell and Tretower, 1587, by Robert Johnson
Huw Thomas, Curator of Maps, The National Library of Wales

Tickets available for £20 (including buffet lunch and morning & afternoon refreshments)

For tickets phone: 01970 632 548 or visit: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/EILMJF

March 8, 2017

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