2024 Thomas Harriot Lecture

2024 Thomas Harriot Lecture

Tuesday 12 November 2024 - 17.00
Oriel College, Oxford

This year’s Thomas Harriot lecture will be given by Dr Annaleigh Margey at 5 pm on Thursday 14 November 2024 in the Champneys Room, Oriel College. It will be followed by an informal drinks reception, also in the Champneys Room, at 6 pm.

Dr Margey’s lecture will be on “Thomas Harriot, Cartography, and Ireland”. It will explore Harriot’s time, especially his cartography output, in Munster. In doing so, it will seek to situate Harriot’s cartography in the wider context of surveying and mapping in sixteenth-century Ireland, focusing in particular on mapping for military subjugation, the reconnaissance of lands, and the establishment of plantation.

Dr Margey is Head of Humanities at Dundalk Institute of Technology.

All welcome. For further details, contact Professor Robert Fox at robert.fox@history.ox.ac.uk or Mrs Rebecca Bricklebank at rebecca.bricklebank@oriel.ox.ac.uk