Public Discussion The King’s Map

  • From: February 12, 2013     To: February 12, 2013
Public Discussion The King’s Map

The King’s Map: François Le Vaillant in Southern Africa 1781–1784 Discovery, Mapping, Innovation, Exploration and Influence: François Le Vaillant in southern Africa
time: 18h00–19h30
venue: TH Barry Lecture Theatre, Iziko South African Museum
fee: Free

This public discussion is a critical analysis of Le Vaillant’s contributions to France, South African writings, and of his role in the preservation of heritage. Chair: Dr Patricia Davison (Former Executive Director Core Functions, Iziko)
  • Prof. Ian Glenn (Head of UCT Media Studies Department and curator of the The King’s Map exhibition)
  • Dr Sven Ouzman (Curator of Archaeology, Iziko)
  • Denise Hamerton (Curator of Terrestrial Vertebrates, Iziko)
  • Dr Gerald Klinghardt (Curator of Anthropology, Iziko)


Wandile Kasibe (Public Programmes Coordinator)
Tel: +27 (0)21 481 3804/13
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