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September 2020

Mapping Pacific Places – ANZMapS annual (online) conference

September 10
National Library of Australia,
Parkes Place
Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia

Due to Covid restrictions now in place, ANZMapS 2020 has been remodeled as an online event, to be streamed by the National Library of Australia, on Thursday September 10. Details of how to view the talks and ask questions of speakers to follow soon. This will be a free online event open to all “When Magellan entered the Pacific in 1520 he could not have imagined the magnitude of the Pacific Ocean, which he believed could be crossed in a…

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August 2021
Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio : cum priuilegio [i.e. privilegio].

Mapping the Pacific – Annual conference 2021

August 25, 2021 - August 27, 2021
State Library of New South Wales,
Macquarie Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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Due to the Covid pandemic this conference has been rescheduled to August 25 – 27, 2021. Mapping the Pacific will examine the traditional wayfinding knowledge of the Pacific community, European exploration and the mapping of the Pacific from the early modern era through to the 19th century. The year 2020 is the 500th anniversary of Ferdinand Magellan’s entry into the Pacific and the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s extraordinary exploration and mapping of the Pacific. “” ” This conference is…

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