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    Congratulations to Catherine !!

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    ANNOUNCING THE TWENTY- SECOND SERIES OF J B HARLEY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS IN THE HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY
    The Trustees of the J B Harley Research Fellowships Trust Fund are pleased to announce the twenty-second series of awards, offering support to assist research in the map collections of the United Kingdom. Awards have been made to:

    Julia Cummiskey (Institute of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University) Viral Cartographies: Mapping Disease in Uganda, 1936-1979 (3 weeks)

    Professor Elri Leibenberg (University of South Africa, Pretoria) Nineteenth-century Historical Cartography of Southern Africa, 1790 until 1920 (3 weeks)

    For the period 2014-2017, in addition to the normal J B Harley Fellowships there are also Harley-Delmas Fellowships funded by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, for research on the history of cartography during the European Renaissance to the Enlightenment c.1400-c.1800. Awards have been made to:

    Robert Imes (University of Saskatchewan) A History of Leicestershire Chorographies: From Leland to Burton (3 weeks)

    Catherine Akeroyd (Australian National University) Depicting ‘Terra Australis’: An analysis of the iconography on the southern continent of Renaissance maps 1508-1690 (2 weeks)

    For details of past awards, numbers of applicants, and extracts from previous Fellows’ reports, see http://www.maphistory.info/harlflws.html [part of the ‘Map History’ gateway site]. This also contains information about applying for a Fellowship (closing date 1st November each year).

    Ms Rose Mitchell, Hon. Sec., Harley Fellowships
    13 January 2015

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