January - Washington, D.C. 'Women and Maps in Early Modernity' [c.1400-1700], a possible SSEMW Co-Sponsored Session at the American Historical Association's annual meeting. Deadline for Call for Papers: 10 January 2013.
February 8-9 - Miami. 21st Annual Miami International Map Fair, at HistoryMiami.
April 4-5 - Waco. Spring meeting of the Texas Map Society.
May 8-11 - Kalamazoo. Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers for a sponsored panel, 'Mapping the Liquid Element: Water in Medieval Cartography', at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University. Deadline for Call for Papers: 15 September 2013.
May 15-16 - Washington, D.C. Annual conference of the Philip Lee Phillips Society, 'From Terra to Terabytes: the History of 20th Century Cartography and Beyond', at the Library of Congress.
June 12 - Paris. Journée d’études organised by the Commission ‘Histoire’ du Comité Français de Cartographie, '1914-1918. La guerre en cartes', at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (François Mitterrand) - in connection with the exhibition "Eté 14: les derniers jours de l'ancien monde". Deadline for Call for Papers: 30 November 2013.
June 13 - Paris. Second Symposium of the International Society for the History of the Map (ISHMap), 'Mapping Conflicts, Conflicts in Maps', at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Richelieu), in cooperation with the Comité Français de Cartographie. Deadline for Call for Papers: 31 December 2013.
July 6-10 - Norfolk Island, Australia. Conference of the International Institution for the History of Surveying and Measurement, 'Charting and Mapping the Pacific Paradise of the Pitcairners', at the Governor’s Lodge Resort Hotel.
July 7-10 - Leeds. 'Mappings' session at the International Medieval Congress focussing on “Empire” or "Maps and/as Diagrams”. Deadline for Call for Papers: 12 September 2013.
September 3-6 - Lisbon. 'Cities Without Maps: Reconstructing Early Urban Morphologies and Appropriations of Space in Portuguese Colonial Cities', part of the 12th International Conference on Urban History: Cities in Europe, Cities in the World [EAUH 2014]. Deadline for Call for Papers: 15 October 2013.
September 8-9 - London. International symposium, 'Cartography between Europe and the Islamic World 1100-1600', at Queen Mary, University of London. Supported by the Leverhulme Trust. Deadline for Call for Papers: 21 February 2014. [Website to be available shortly.]
September 24-27 - Bogotá, Colombia. The 5th Ibero-American Symposium on the History of Cartography (5siahc), 'Dibujar y pintar el mundo: Arte, cartografía y política', organised by the Universidad de los Andes & Razón Cartográfica. Deadline for Call for Papers: 29 November 2013.
October 9-11 - Eichstätt, Germany. 17. Kartographiehistorisches Colloquium, in collaboration with the chair for Ancient History of the Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. Contact: markus.heinz(at)sbb.spk-berlin.de.
October 16-17 – Arlington, Texas. The 9th Biennial Virginia Garrett Lectures on the History of Cartography, 'The Price of Manifest Destiny: Wars in the American Southwest, 1819-1865', a joint meeting with the Texas Map Society and the Rocky Mountain Map Society, followed by a Map Fair in Dallas (18-19 October).
October 21-4 - Seoul, South Korea. International Symposium of the International Map Collectors' Society.
October 30-November 2 - Austin, Texas. The Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries, at the Texas History Museum.
December 2-6 - Ghent & Brussels. Joint symposium of the ICA Commission on Map Production and Geo-Business, the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography and the Brussels Map Circle, 'Cartography in Times of War and Peace’. Deadline for Call for Papers: 31 May 2014.
Autumn - Cape Town. International Symposium of the International Map Collectors' Society.
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