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Renaissance Galway Seminar
October 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seminar on a unique pictorial map of Galway c. 1650
Two copies survive of a remarkable map of the city of Galway, one held by the Hardiman Library and one by TCD. The seminar marks the appearance of Paul Walsh’s study of the map, Renaissance Galway: Delineating the Seventeenth Century City (RIA, 2019). https://www.ria.ie/renaissance-galway-seminar
Speakers will discuss important features of the map, including fortifications, language, and cartographic conventions. The map will be on display in Special Collections reading room of the James Hardiman Library.
Nicholas Canny (NUI Galway)
Sarah Gearty (RIA)
Pádraig Lenihan (NUI Galway)
Annaleigh Margey (Dundalk IT)
Bríd McGrath (TCD)
Nollaig Ó Muraíle (NUI Galway)
Please register for this event here https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/renaissance-galway-seminar-tickets-74091400373