Talks

BEHIND THE MAPS: NAVIGATING THE IRISH HISTORIC TOWNS ATLAS

with Jennifer Moore

Royal Irish Academy

09/10/2019 at 10:30am - 12:30pm

Jennifer Moore of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, a research project based at the Royal Irish Academy, will deliver two workshops examining how the atlas is a platform for multiple types of urban historic research. We will be looking at examples of topographical information on the detail of Dublin city by using maps and by exploring the potential of the thematic gazetteer. Three atlases will be used: Irish Historic Towns Atlas-

 

no. 1 Dublin, part I, to 1610, by H. B. Clarke (2002)

no. 19 Dublin, part II, 1610 to 1756, by Colm Lennon (2008)

no. 26 Dublin, part III, 1756–1847, by Rob Goodbody (2014)

Booking required.