‘Colonial experiments in geographical information systems: the Ordnance Survey and other archival databases in nineteenth-century Ireland’
WhenMonday, August 22, 2016, 13:00
Heritage Week Lunchtime Lecture by Professor Emeritus Patrick J. Duffy
This year Heritage Week will take place on 22-26 August and the Library has organised two Lunchtime Lectures to coincide with this national event. The first lecture takes place on Monday 22 August 1pm: ‘Colonial experiments in geographical information systems: the Ordnance Survey and other archival databases in nineteenth-century Ireland’ by Professor Patrick J. Duffy.
Patrick J. Duffy is Emeritus Professor of Geography at Maynooth University. His research interests are historical geography of Irish landscapes, geographies of colonialism and rural and social demographic change. He is the author of Exploring the History and Heritage of Irish Landscapes (Dublin, 2007) and Landscapes of South Ulster: A Parish Atlas of the Diocese of Clogher (Belfast, 1993), editor of To and From Ireland: Planned Migration Schemes 1600-2000 (Dublin, 2004), and co-editor of Gaelic Ireland c1250-1650: Land, Lordship and Settlement (Dublin, 2004).
The second of our Heritage Week Lunchtime Lectures will take place on Wednesday 24 August 1pm:
‘From medieval text to mobile: folk medicine in Irish tradition' by Dr Bairbre Ní Fhloinn (UCD).
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