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Talk by Danny Dorling, held at the magnificent maps: power, propaganda and art series, The British Library, London, 20th July 2010. Slides and maps created by Benjamin Hennig and the Worldmapper team.

Talk by Danny Dorling, held at the magnificent maps: power, propaganda and art series, The British Library, London, 20th July 2010. Slides and maps created by Benjamin Hennig and the Worldmapper team.

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  • 1. Mapping global injustice by changing the view Danny Dorling University of Sheffield Talk in the magnificent maps: power, propaganda and art series 20.07.2010, The British Library, London Slides created by Benjamin Hennig Watch the multimedia version of this presentation at http://sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/presentations /
  • 2. Changing perspectives
    • For centuries maps have conditioned the way we view the world, aiding understanding but sometimes dramatically distorting reality. This presentation describes how new maps and projections are being created to show the size of countries proportionate to social conditions, health, great poverty or enormous wealth.
    • The result is a series of irresistible redesigns that show starkly the injustices across our world.
  • 3. Gall-Peters projection
  • 4. Ancient Population Cartogram
  • 5.  
  • 6. World Population Cartogram with Satellite Image
  • 7. Africa Population Cartogram
  • 8. EU Population Cartogram
  • 9. USA Population Cartogram
  • 10. People killed by Floods
  • 11. People killed by Storms
  • 12. World Population Cartogram with Elevation
  • 13. Bangladesh Population Cartogram with Elevation Myanmar / Burma Population Cartogram with Elevation Elevation [m]
  • 14. 2010 General Election in Great Britain
  • 15. Afghanistan Population Cartogram
  • 16. Iraq Population Cartogram
  • 17. Iran Population Cartogram
  • 18. USA Population Cartogram
  • 19. UK Population Cartogram with Elevation and Rivers
  • 20. Refugee Destination International Immigrants Net Immigration Tourist Destinations Net In-Tourism Refugee Origin International Emigrants Net Emigration Tourist Origins Net Out-Tourism
  • 21. British Migration Flows
  • 22. Ecological Footprint Cartogram
  • 23.
    • What is most unfair?
    • How many people have no light at night,
    • or how much light others can afford to waste
    • - to shine up into space?
  • 24. Watch the multimedia version of this presentation including video and interactive slide selection at http://sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/presentations /