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Maps & Missionaries series - Ricci Map related events & more

Prof. Ann Waltner's September 23 talk is sold out! However, there are additional opportunities to learn about topics related to the Ricci Map and Jesuit missionaries in China:

http://religiousstudies.umn.edu/

Upcoming Events
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o Mapping Meaning: Jesuit Cartographic Visions of 'All Under Heaven'
o Florence Hsia, University of Wisconsin-Madison
o September 17, 2010 12:15 PM
o Location: 1210 Heller Hall
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o Trans-Pacific: From China to Mexico in Early Modernity
o Dana Leibsohn, Smith College
o October 22,2010 - 12:15 PM
o Location: 1210 Heller Hall
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o "The Illusion of Empire: Missionaries, Maps, and the Spatial Logic of European Discovery and the Colonization in the Great Lakes"
oMichael Witgen, University of Michigan
o November 12, 2010 - 12:15 PM
o Location: 1210 Heller Hall West Bank
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o Mapping the 'Palaos Islands': Geographical Imagination and Knowledge Transfer Between German Jesuits and Oceanic Islanders Around 1700.
o Ulrike Strasser, University of California-Irvine
o December 3, 2010 - 12:15 PM
o Location: 1210 Heller Hall

More information
Matteo Ricci, Missionary Scholar
Center for Early Modern Studies*
James Ford Bell Library, 4th floor of Wilson LIbrary, West Bank, U of M

CEMH has more religious studies talks coming up:

October 12: Jacques Dalarun from the institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes, CNRS will give a talk on "The Maternal Government according to Francis of Assisi: The Autograph Letter to brother Leo."

October 26: Paul Cobb from the University of Pennsylvania will give a talk about "How to Read Usama: History, Memory, and Islam in the Age of the Crusades."

December 1 (Wednesday): Our own Oliver Nicholson will give a workshop on "The Reason for the Season: the Origins of the Date of Christmas."

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