S. 8.5. – Shaping a World by Mapping the Seas: The Emergence of Globality in Nineteenth-Century Cartographies and Literatures of the Oceans Chair: Iris Schröder (Gotha Research Centre of the University of Erfurt)

02 Jul 2020
09:00-10:30

S. 8.5. – Shaping a World by Mapping the Seas: The Emergence of Globality in Nineteenth-Century Cartographies and Literatures of the Oceans Chair: Iris Schröder (Gotha Research Centre of the University of Erfurt)

Chair: TBA

Felix Schürmann (Gotha Research Centre of the University of Erfurt) – Conceptions of the Oceans as a Global Hunting Ground in Maps and Fiction of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Wolfgang Struck (University of Erfurt) – Messages in Bottles. How a Fantasy of Globality Shaped a Maritime Community

Frederic Theis (Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum – Leibniz-Institut für Maritime Geschichte) – Perceptions of the Whole. Notions of Global Connectivity in Written Records and Hand-drawn Maps by Nineteenth-century Seamen