Events/Announcements

ISHMap Symposium 2020: Prize Announcement and Videos Online

The International Society of the History of the Map (ISHMap) is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural prizes for best paper at the ISHMap Symposium held June 12-13, 2020 as a virtual symposium.  ISHMap 2020 was originally planned to be held at the Biblioteca Mario Andrade in São Paulo, Brazil.  While Trustees and … Continue reading ISHMap Symposium 2020: Prize Announcement and Videos Online

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Introducing H-Maps, a network about the making, circulation, use and preservation of maps

H-Maps is an international digital forum in the historical study of the making, circulation, use and preservation of maps from the ancient to the contemporary period. Because of its international nature, H-Maps welcomes contributions in world languages, including (but not limited to) English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and German. H-Maps is a collaboration between the International … Continue reading Introducing H-Maps, a network about the making, circulation, use and preservation of maps

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RESEARCH: Clements Library Fellowships, 2020

Please note the attached announcement of short-term, post-doctoral and digital fellowships at the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan.  The Clements Library houses a significant map collection, including atlases from the 16th to 19th centuries, and a core collection of manuscript maps from the period of the American Revolution, as well as … Continue reading RESEARCH: Clements Library Fellowships, 2020

CFP: Mapping the Ottoman Realm (Deadline 1 Nov 2019; conference 21-23 April 2020)

The ICA Commission on the History of Cartography will hold its 8th International Symposium from 21 to 23 April 2020 in Istanbul, partnering with the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) – Istanbul Department. The theme is ‘Mapping the Ottoman Realm: Travelers, Cartographers and Archaeologists’ and look forward to receiving your contributions. Call for papers deadline is … Continue reading CFP: Mapping the Ottoman Realm (Deadline 1 Nov 2019; conference 21-23 April 2020)

Exhibit/Conference: Quand les artistes dessinaient les cartes (Archives Nationales, Paris, France), starting September 25, 2019

The exhibition “Quand les artistes dessinaient les cartes : vues et figures de l’espace français, Moyen Âge et Renaissance” (When artists drew maps. Views and figures of France from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance) will be held at the Archives nationales (Paris) from 25 September 2019 to 7 January 2020. Bringing together over 100 … Continue reading Exhibit/Conference: Quand les artistes dessinaient les cartes (Archives Nationales, Paris, France), starting September 25, 2019