Maps and Texts: exploring the Irish Historic Towns Atlas
The Irish Historic Towns Atlas will hold its annual seminar 'Maps and Texts: exploring the Irish Historic Towns Atlas', which third and final in that series, on 20th May 2011 from 10.00am.
As well as comparing Irish towns and various aspects of topographical life in Irish towns, the seminar will conclude with a lecture from the President of the International Commission for the History of Towns and a plenary lecture by Keith Lilley on the potential future of digitizing historic towns atlases.
The seminar will take place in the Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
Attendance is free, but booking is required.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the word 'seminar' in the subject field to secure your place.
The day will culminate with the launch of the four latest publications of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas by Marjatta Hietala of the International Commission for the History of Towns.
1. Irish Historic Towns Atlas no. 23, Carlingford, by Harold O'Sullivan and Raymond Gillespie (part funded by the Heritage Council)
2. Reading the maps: a guide to the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, by Jacinta Prunty and H.B. Clarke.
3. Limerick c. 840 to c. 1900: Viking longphort to Victorian city, by Eamon O'Flaherty and Jennifer Moore
4. John Rocque's Dublin: A guide to the Georgian city, by Colm Lennon and John Montague (part funded by Dublin City Council).
Click here to download programme in PDF format [PDF 298K]