[ISHMap-List] Society for the History of Discoveries - London Meeting - July 2015 - 37 days until the meeting !

Thomas Sander sanderva at erols.com
Sun May 31 04:25:17 CEST 2015

Dear members and readers of the list of the International Society for the
History of the Map:


37 days until this meeting commences.  Seating is still available.




Society for the History of Discoveries

56th Annual Meeting


July 8 (Wednesday) - July 11 (Saturday), 2015

London, United Kingdom


Co-hosted by the School of Advanced Study at the University of London. 


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - 37 days until meeting begins


For the first time since 1987 the  <http://www.sochistdisc.org/> Society for
the History of Discoveries will convene in Europe and hold its Annual
Meeting 2015 in London, United Kingdom. The scope of the Society's
activities encompasses the discovery, exploration, and mapping of the
earth's land and sea surface from earliest times to the present - the
explorers and the explored. Fields of specialization thus include the
history of European expansion, cartography, navigation, colonial settlement,
biography, and bibliography.


In addition to the paper sessions to be held at the Senate House of the
University of London and the Conference Center of the British Library the
Annual Meeting will be complemented by excursions to the
<http://www.rgs.org/HomePage.htm> Royal Geographical Society, the Map Room
of the  <http://www.bl.uk/> British Library, and the
<http://www.rmg.co.uk/> National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.


The program including information on scheduled excursions,
online-registration, and suggeste accommodation close-by the paper session
locations may be found at www.sochistdisc.org/2015_preliminary_schedule.htm
<http://www.sochistdisc.org/2015_preliminary_schedule.htm>  .  The list of
presenters and abstracts of their papers will be posted online in due


The time and location of the Annual Meeting in London enables interested
overseas delegates to attend conveniently back-to-back the
<http://www.ichc2015.be/> 26th International Conference on the History of
Cartography in nearby Antwerp, Belgium, on July 12-17, 2015.


As space is limited, we encourage interested persons to register as soon as


With warmest regards,


Imre J. Demhardt

James D. Matthews

Joint Chairs: Program Committee


Posted by Thomas Sander

SHD Web Content Manager


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