11 episodes

An online conference focusing on mapping and closely linked professions such as surveying, exploration, navigation, hydrography, and printing, which have conventionally been associated with men: as makers, patrons, users, and interpreters. The conference explores the place of women and the feminine in maps and mapping, with no chronological or geographical bounds, and a broad understanding of 'maps'.

The Oxford Seminars in Cartography: Women and Maps Oxford University

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An online conference focusing on mapping and closely linked professions such as surveying, exploration, navigation, hydrography, and printing, which have conventionally been associated with men: as makers, patrons, users, and interpreters. The conference explores the place of women and the feminine in maps and mapping, with no chronological or geographical bounds, and a broad understanding of 'maps'.

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    Welcome and Introduction

    Welcome and Introduction

    Catríona Cannon, Deputy Librarian, Bodleian Libraries, introduces the seminar.

    • 6 min
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    Where are the women on sixteenth-century French World maps?

    Where are the women on sixteenth-century French World maps?

    Camille Serchuk, Southern Connecticut State University, USA, gives the first talk in the first session of the seminar.

    • 21 min
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    The rise, persistence and surprising end of female personifications of the continents on maps

    The rise, persistence and surprising end of female personifications of the continents on maps

    Chet Van Duzer, University of Rochester, NY, USA, gives the second presentation in the first session of the seminar.

    • 20 min
    • video
    Women and children first: gender, flood and victimhood in Dutch eighteenth-century maps of dike-breaks

    Women and children first: gender, flood and victimhood in Dutch eighteenth-century maps of dike-breaks

    Anne-Rieke van Schaik, University of Amsterdam, gives the third in the first session of the seminar.

    • 13 min
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    ‘Octavia always enjoyed a map’: Octavia Hill, maps, and Victorian social reform

    ‘Octavia always enjoyed a map’: Octavia Hill, maps, and Victorian social reform

    Elizabeth Baigent, University of Oxford, gives the first talk in the second session of the seminar.

    • 21 min
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    Mapping toward equitable solutions in public transit planning

    Mapping toward equitable solutions in public transit planning

    Suzie Birdsell, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting, Boston, USA, gives the second presentation, in the second session of the seminar.

    • 19 min

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