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Purpose and Portrayal

2-3pm Ulster Museum

This series of talks, linked to the Purpose and Portrayal exhibition, will draw on the Ulster Museum's rich collection of historic maps to explore how the shape and definition of Ireland has been refined and represented over the centuries. Saturday 24 August Professor Keith Lilley, QUB, Making Maps, Making Worlds - A Cartographic Journey Saturday 7 September Dr Frank Cullen, Royal Irish Academy, Nineteenth-century Change in the Ports of Belfast and Dublin: A Cartographic Enquiry Saturday 21 September Professor Steven Royle, QUB (Emeritus), Belfast: Mapping the Industrialising Town Saturday 5 October Dr Catherine Porter, QUB, Speed's View of Ireland Saturday 19 October Dr Annaleigh Margey, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Mapping During the Irish Plantations, 1540-1630 For further information: www.nmni.com/whats-on/purpose-and-portrayal-lecture-series