8 June 2021: John presenting at ‘Modern European History Research Seminar’ in Cambridge


John is presenting his research at the Modern European History Research Seminar of the Faculty of History at the University of Cambridge on 8 June 2021.

In the talk entitled “Measuring the Arctic: Transimperial Science and the Polar Geography of August Petermann, 1839-1878,” John will present findings from his case study research about the historical theories of an Open Polar Sea and the global entanglements of Arctic cartography in the nineteenth century.


Further details on the seminar series can be found here.