The International Society for the History of the Map
The Objectives of ISHM (adopted by the Founding Meeting)
To advance the study of the history of maps in all societies and over all periods of time
by promoting the education of the general public in the subject.
by promoting communication between members and others interested in the subject.
by promoting the research, teaching and funding of the subject.
These tasks will be carried out by the members of the society or in association with relevant organizations, by means of publications, conferences, seminars, courses and other suitable methods, at any university or other institution (e.g., library, archive or museum) worldwide.
Find the ISHM Constitution ( PDF document) HERE.