Location: Hereford Cathedral and Belmont Abbey
Conference Dates: June 27, 1999 - July 1, 1999
The Dean and Chapter of Hereford Cathedral with the support of the
Hereford Mappamundi Trust Ltd. will be hosting this multidisciplinary
* It is intended to coincide with an exhibition of mappaemundi,
including several major loans.
* Its timing has been planned to facilitate atttendance by scholars
intending to attend the International Conference on the History of
Cartography that will be taking place in Athens shortly afterwards.
* A special expert report on the Hereford Mappamundi is being
commissioned for presentation at the conference.
* Participants will have the chance to examine the map *outside its
* Apart from full-length keynote lectures by invited speakers, the
conference will consist of short papers of about 20 minutes duration.
There will be concurrent sessions and some papers may be given to a
general audience on a 'public day'.
* A poster session is also planned.
* Contributions from experts in fields other than the histories of
western cartography and art will be particularly welcome.
For further information or expressions of interest, please write to the address
Canon John Tiller, M.A., M. Litt
Master of the Library
The Cathedral Office
Hereford HR 12NG
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