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November 20, 2014 – London The Twenty-Fourth Series 'Maps and Society' Lectures in the history of cartography are convened by Catherine Delano-Smith (Institute of Historical Research, University of London), Tony Campbell (formerly Map Library, British Library), and Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute). Meetings are held at the Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Woburn Square, London WC1H OAB, at 5.00 pm. Admission is free and each meeting is followed by refreshments. All are most welcome. Barbara Bond (Pro-Chancellor, Plymouth University) will discuss Cartographic Intrigue and Curiosity: The Story of MI9’s...
The organisers of the 26th International Conference on the History of Cartography (ICHC 2015), to be held in Antwerp (Belgium), 12-17 July 2015, announced the call for papers. Proposals are welcome on all aspects of the history of cartography, listed in the conference themes. Abstracts should be submitted no later than Wednesday 15 October 2014. Please, find more information on the conference website. Members of the Society are encouraged to consider the active participation in the conference.
The ICA Commission on Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage announced the 9th International Workshop on Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage to be organized with Eötvös LOránd University and held at the National Széchényi Library in Budapest, Hungary. This Workshop is addressed to scholars, researchers, map-curators, map-collectors, map-librarians, administrators, digital industry / market operators and students coming from different cultural and educational backgrounds
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We remind the map historians that there will be TWO days of conference in Paris, June 12 (BnF/ CFC) and June 13 (ISHmap), about war and cartography. Here is he full programme of the Symposium '14-18 : War in maps", BnF, June 12, 2014. In attached file, presentation and summaries in English. 14/18 : War in maps Symposium BnF / Comité français de Cartographie 12 juin 2014 Place : Bibliothèque nationale de France, site François-Mitterrand, petit auditorium
From 27th to 28th March 2014 the III. International Workshop about the History of Iberian Cartography will take place in the National Library of Lisbon. This Workshop is organized by the Centro Interuniversitário de História das Ciências e da Tecnologia (CIUHCT), cf. http://www.ciuhct.com/ For more information see the program.
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Season Greetings to all ISHMap Members and all Historians of the Map worldwide - and best wishes for the New Year 2014.   ISHMap Officers and Trustees

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