Hello map fans! We're two leading cartographers who chat about maps: historic, contemporary, and everything in between! Join us to learn more about maps and have some fun along the way. To learn more about us, see urherepodcast.com.
Three Pop Culture Maps
We love that maps make their way into so many aspects of our lives and we especially love when they find their way into our favorite books, TV shows, and movies! A Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, and Harry Potter all feature some really amazing new old-looking maps that add to that thrill of becoming immersed in their fantastical worlds.
Three Tourist Maps
Tourist maps might seem to have changed a lot between the 13th century and the 21st century, and indeed they have, but we also notice similarities such as the use of pictorial representations of salient landmarks and the editing out of unnecessary clutter.
Three Political Maps and Ethics
In this episode, three political maps are used as launching points for discussions around modern-day ethics in map making.
Hello map fans! In this episode we pick apart three very interesting map projections, one that everyone has either already heard of or seen, and two that are much newer. But not before quickly defining what a projection is in the first place.
Three Historic Maps
*We use two words in this podcast that we now regret and are in the process of editing the episode accordingly and will update soon. Our apologies.
Humans have always needed to know what's around us and need to share that information with others. We talk about the Babylonian Map of the World, the Hereford Mappa Mundi, and the Catawba Deerskin Map.
Welcome to Urhere
Welcome to urhere, a podcast all about maps for all the map fans out there! We're Gretchen Peterson and Vanessa Knoppke-Wetzel, find out a little bit about us and what this podcast is all about.
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Excited to see what develops in this podcast! Thrilled to see the lines drawn by this all female lead effort in this field too!