Submitted by emmanuellevagnon on 25 November, 2013 - 17:19
Submitted by zsoltorok on 14 October, 2013 - 11:34
The 2nd Symposium of International Society for the History of the Map (ISHMap), organized in cooperation with the French National Library and the French Committee of Cartography will be held on Friday 13th June, 2014 at the Bibliothéque nationale du France, Paris, France ( BnF Richelieu site, salle des commissions).
Submitted by emmanuellevagnon on 1 October, 2013 - 21:59
On the occasion of the commemorations of the First World War, and in association with the exhibition "Summer 14 : Last Days of the Former World", presented in the Bibliothèque nationale de France (from March 25th, 2014 to August 3rd, 2014), the Comité français de Cartographie (CFC) organizes a one-day symposium entirely focusing on the use of cartography during war, according to three main issues :
- the role of maps during the preparation of the war
- the use of maps on the theatre of military operations
Submitted by Thomas Horst on 17 September, 2013 - 22:31
2013 is the 500th anniversary of the famous Piri Reis’ world map. In 36th General Conference of UNESCO which was assembled in Paris between 25 October-10 November 2011, current year has been accepted as World Piri Reis Year and was included into the program of celebration and commemoration.
Submitted by Thomas Horst on 13 August, 2013 - 16:16
From Monday, 2nd September 2013 to Wednesday, 4th September 2013 an International Conference about "The Holy Portolano - The Sacred Geography of Navigation in the Middle Ages" will take place at the Medieval Institute at the Fribourg University in Switzerland. More information about this event can be found under http://www.mediaevum.unifr.ch/portulan/f/home.html
Submitted by zsoltorok on 27 June, 2013 - 20:24
Please, note that the AGM documents are all available at the Members Area of the ISHM website (see ISHM Documents section). You are kindly asked to read and download /print these documents to prepare for the meeting. It is important to read these documents - even if you are not in Helsinki.
The second Annual General Meeting of ISHM will take place on Sunday, 30 June, 2013 at 9 a.m. in the Baltica Room, 1st Floor, Marina Conference Center. In the abscence of the Chair the meeting is chaired, according to the Trustees nominations, by the Sarah Tyacke, Hon. Secretary.
Submitted by Joost Depuydt on 15 May, 2013 - 12:16
12-17 July 2015
Submitted by John Docktor on 6 May, 2013 - 23:09
Submitted by John Docktor on 6 May, 2013 - 23:04
The Winterthur Museum together with the Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware is hosting the conference, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Join us on a journey that examines maps in everyday life and material culture, a journey that traces maps from rare collectibles to ubiquitous objects central to men's and women's senses of self.
Submitted by Thomas Horst on 13 December, 2012 - 09:59
2012 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of the Florentine Amerigo Vespucci. His biography and the historical contexts in which he moved arouse intense historiographical debate on an international level. An international conference, organized by Angelo Cattaneo and Francisco Contente Domingues will deal with this topics in Lisbon, cf. http://cham.fcsh.unl.pt/files/activities/MundusNovus_desdobravel.pdf