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Forthcoming meetings - a quick chronology (2016-2019)


ORGANISERS - PLEASE CONSULT THE DATES BELOW BEFORE FIXING YOUR OWN!


For further details of the events listed summarily below, for map society meetings, for individual talks,
and for past events, see John Docktor's Calendar


Deadlines in the history of cartography   |  Posting conference details (for organisers)

For information from previous years (from 2006) link to: < http://www.maphistory.info/confplanarchive**.html > (replacing the asterisks with the last two digits of the year in question)
For earlier events in the present year, right click and select 'View [page] source'

 


2016
December 10 - Brussels. International conference of the Brussels Map Circle (BIMCC): 'Globes and Instruments', at the Royal Library.

 


2017
February 2-4 - Barcelona. Models a la cartografia urbana espanyola: una anàlisi històrica, organized by the Grup d'Estudis d'Història de la Cartografia (GEHC) and the Museu d'Història de Barcelona (MUHBA).

February 3-5 - Miami. Annual Miami International Map Fair, at HistoryMiami.

March 30-31 - Lincoln, Nebraska. 2017 Great Plains Symposium: Flat Places, Deep Identities: Mapping Nebraska and the Great Plains. Deadline for Call for Papers: 14 October 2016.

March 30-April 1 - Chicago. Weird and Wonderful: Exploring the Outliers of Renaissance Cartography, Renaissance Society of America. Deadline for Call for Papers: 1 June 2016.

April 5-9 - Boston. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, to include sessions on map history.

April 26-8 - Venice. 12th Conference on Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage, hosted by the University IUAV, Venice.

May 11-14 - Kalamazoo, Michigan. Panels on 'Mappings': 'Shaping the Medieval World', 'Medieval Maps, their Makers and Uses' and Maps as/and Narratives', to be convened by Felicitas Schmieder and Dan Terkla, at the International Congress on Medieval Studies. Deadline for Call for Papers: 25 September 2016 [contact Felicitas.Schmieder(at)FernUni-Hagen.de or terkla(at)iwu.edu].

May 12 - Aberystwyth. 'Carto-Cymru - The Wales Map Symposium 2017 “Measuring the Meadows”' (the development of estate mapping and its value in portraying the historical landscape), organised by The National Library of Wales and The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales.

June 28-30 - Washington, D.C. Pre-ICC Workshop, ‘Charting the Cosmos of Cartography: History – Names – Atlases’, organized by the Commission on the History of Cartography and the Library of Congress, Geography & Map Division, to be held at the latter. The ICA Commission on Atlases and the ICA/IGU Commission on Toponymy will also be involved. Deadline for Call for Papers: 15 February 2017.

July 2-7 - Washington, D.C. The 28th International Cartographic Conference of the International Cartographic Association, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Deadline for Call for Papers: 26 October 2016.

July 3-6 - Leeds. Panels on 'Mappings', relating to 'Otherness', to be convened by Felicitas Schmieder and Dan Terkla, at the International Medieval Congress. Deadline for Call for Papers: 25 September 2016 [contact Felicitas.Schmieder(at)FernUni-Hagen.de or terkla(at)iwu.edu].

July 8 - Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Preceding the ICHC: a meeting of the International Society of Curators of Early Maps (ISCEM), and the AGM of the International Society for the History of the Map (ISHMap).

July 9-14 - Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 27th International Conference on the History of Cartography. Deadline for Call for Papers: 31 October 2016.

August 30-September 1 - Berlin. 'International Interdisciplinary Conference on Digital Cultural Heritage' (DCH2017), organized by CODATA-Germany (The German National Committee to the ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology), at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Deadline for Call for Papers: 27 March 2017.

September 15-16 - Leiden. International symposium, 'Mapping Asia – Cartographic Encounters between East and West', at Leiden University Library, jointly hosted by the International Cartographic Association’s Commission on the History of Cartography and Leiden University. For information contact Martijn Storms: m.storms(at)library.leidenuniv.nl

October 8-11 - Hamburg. The 35th International Symposium of the International Map Collectors' Society.

November 13-14 - Halifax, Nova Scotia. 'Canada before Confederation: Early Exploration and Mapping', at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. [Please send the title and abstract (250 words or less) of your proposed paper by March 15, 2017, to Lauren Beck: lbeck@mta.ca and Chet Van Duzer: chet.van.duzer@gmail.com]

 


2018

February 2-4 - Miami. Annual Miami International Map Fair, at HistoryMiami.

June 14-16 - Portland, Maine. Symposium of the International Society for the History of the Map (ISHMap), at the Osher Map Library.

September 20-23 - Denver. Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Map Society.

 


2019
July 1-5 - Tokyo. The 29th International Cartographic Conference of the International Cartographic Association, at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.

July 14-19 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The 28th International Conference on the History of Cartography.

 


Posting conference details (for organisers)

Those who organise conferences, seminars or symposiums are advised to post details to:-

  • AllConferences.com
  • AttendConferences
  • Calenda (a French site for the social sciences run by Revues.org, but including events outside France as well)
  • Centre de Recherche sur la Littérature des Voyages (CRLV)
  • Conference Alerts: Academic Conferences Worldwide
  • DIGMAP 'Relevant Events' (focusing more on current map and library conferences)
  • Early Modern England Source (submission forms)
  • Gateway for Historical Geographical-Information-Systems (GIS) in history, for Historical Cartography and for Historical Geography (his-GIS.net)
  • History.transnational (a German site which, inter alia, posts conference announcements - see Deadlines; it is related to H-Soz-u-Kult and Clio-Online)
  • H-Net announcement. See also the H-Net Discussion Logs Search (which can be searched for all or specific lists, and for a range of dates)
  • H-Net 'call for papers'
  • HoBo Events (conferences, book fairs, lectures and seminars in Oxford, Cambridge, London, Edinburgh & elsewhere)
  • H-Soz-u- Kult. 'Termine' [deadlines] (a German calendar site)
  • PapersInvited ('World's largest listing of Calls for Papers')
  • ResearchBib.Com ('Research Events' - managed from Tokyo)
  • If you need to select a date and day of the week some years ahead, consult one of the online perpetual calendars, such as Calendar Date.


    Other ways of publicising a conference:


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