Events

Current and Upcoming Events

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Past Events

 

  • December 10, 2019 Was Leonardo da Vinci's World Map the First to Name America? A Talk with Christopher Tyler. For more information please visit this page
  • December 5-6, 2019 Fantastic Futures 2019 Conference Workshop and Unconference. For more information please visit this page
  • November 13, 2019 GISDay@Stanford 2019. For more information visit this page
  • November 8, 2019 Primary Source Symposium Map Session. For more information visit this page.
  • October 29, 2019 Linking the Past, Forging the Future: A Symposium on Chained Bindings in Forms Old and New. For information visit this page
  • October 25, 2019 Oliver Lewis: Maps as Mirrors and Methods of Colonialism in Hawai'i: California Map Society Essay Competition Winner Presentation. For more information visit this page
  • October 22, 2019 North America: A Cartographic Odyssey: A Talk with Anton Thomas. For more information visit this page.
  • October 10-12, 2019 Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography 2019: Gender, Sexuality, Cartography. For more information visit this page.
  • May 30, 2019 Murals of Tibet: A talk with Photographer Thomas Laird.  For more information visit this page.
  • May 23, 2019 Book Launch with Thomas Mullaney: The Chinese Deathscape. For more information visit this page.
  • May 10, 2019 California Map Society/Rumsey Map Center Annual Lecture. For more information visit this page.
  • April 25, 2019, Coordinates: Maps and Art Exploring Shared Terrain | Exhibit Opening and Symposium of talks | Exhibition dates April 25 - September 30, 2019. For more information visit this page.
  • April 13, 2019, California Map Society Northern California Spring Conference.  For more information visit this page.
  • April 11, 2019, City Models from Panstereorama to the Present, a talk with Patrick Ellis. For more information visit this page.
  • March 6, 2019, Talk with Betsy Mason: All over the Map. For more information visit this page.
  • March 4, 2019, Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. Featuring the 66-foot-long Judah Map and talks by Richard White and Hilton Obenzinger.For more information visit this page.
  • February 14-15, 2019, Conference on 'Mapping and the Global Imaginary, 1500-1900' For more information visit this page.
  • February 13, 2019, Talk with Chet Van Duzer: New Research on Urbano Monte's 1587 World Map. For more information visit this page.
  • December 6, 2018, Dr. Ed Lu: Charting the High Frontier of Space. For more information visit this page.
  • November 6th, 2018, Mapping Activism. For more information please visit this page and explore the Activism@Stanford exhibit.
  • November 5th, 2018, Panel Discussion: Nature in the City Map. For more information please visit this page.
  • October 24th, 2018, Drawing a continent by hand: a pictorial map of North America. For more information please visit this page.
  • October 18th, 2018, Historical Atlas of Hasidism by Professor Marcin Wodziński. For more information please visit this page. 
  • April 24th, 2018, Understanding Ice: The James B. Case Memorial Symposium. For more information please visit this page.
  • April 5th, 2018, California Map Society Annual Talks and Essay Competition Winner. Men, Myths, and Maps by Imre Demhardt; and Enlightened cartography: Mapping Imperial Russia by Ken Neff.
    For more information visit this page. 
  • March 15th, 2018, Exemplars of Cartography through maps of the Holy Lands. For more information explore the digital collection in Seachworks.
  • March 5th, 2018, Student Activism at Stanford: Map Launch. For more information explore the Activism@Stanford exhibit.
  • February 23, 2018, Making the World Go 'Round: How Urbano Monte Created his Map of 1587. For more information visit this page. 
  • December 7, 2017, Petr Pridal Talk: Old Maps Online, GIS, and Cutting-Edge Technology. For more please visit this page.
  • November 15, 2017, GIS Day. For more, please visit this page.
  • Asian Representations and Constructions of Space
  • May 10, 2018, Maps and Ships: Maritime Trade in the China Seas from the 16th to 18th Centuries. For more information visit this page.
  • March 15, 2018, Visualizing Time and Space through Foreign Eyes in Medieval China: From the Śārdūlakarāvadāna to Amoghavajra’s Xiuyao jing. For more information visit this page.
  • February 12, 2018, Illuminating the World before 1492: China, the Islamic World, and the Cross-Cultural Mapping of Asia; for more information visit this page.
  • October 12, 3pm-5pm; Eric Huntington (Postdoctoral Fellow, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford): "Frames of Scale and Geo-Spatial Transformations in the Buddhist Maṇḍala”. For more, visit this page.
  • October 26, 10am-12pm; Jon Felt (Assistant Professor of History, Brigham Young University): "The Empire and the Ecumene: Regionalism After the Han Empire" For more, visit this page.
  • November 27, 10am-12pm; a Joint session with Kären Wigen (Professor of History, Stanford University) and D. Max Moerman (Professor of Asian & Middle Eastern Cultures, Barnard College, Columbia University): "Imagining 'Asia': Foreign and Native Worldviews in Constructions of Early Modern Japanese Cartography”. For more, please visit this page.
  • November 10, 2017, Time in Space: Representing Time in Maps.  For further information, visit this website.Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography, October 19-21, 2017. For more more information, go to the website here.
  • May 20th, 2017, 8.30 am - 9 pm: California Map Society Meeting (One Day Conference, including map talks): Registration and fees. Please visit this page for details.
  • May 4th, 2017, 6 pm: Essay Competition Winner + Richard Brown and Paul Cohen Talk: Free, but registration required. Please Visit this page for details.
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