The International Society for the History of the Map is pleased to announce the winner and honorable mentions for its inaugural Prize in Map History, awarded to projects in the field of the history of cartography.
The final event of the IMCoS Map Lectures Series will be Wes Brown speaking on "Alzate y Ramirez & the Mapping of New Spain." This talk will be held on June 30 at 7PM BST.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/152109701211
IMCoS Lectures Series, June 2021: Paula van Gestel, Wall maps published in the Netherlands between c.1550 and 1850
23 June 2021, 7PM BST. Register here for this free talk: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/152108419377
The Trustees of the International Society for the History of the Map (ISHMap) will hold the Society’s annual General Meeting on June 10, 2021 at 13:30 EDT (New York) /14:30 (Rio) /17:30 UTC (London) /18:30 CEST (Paris/ Berlin). The Meeting, held online, will be divided in two parts.
At 1:30 pm, the Meeting will start with routine business, including annual reports and officer and trustee elections.
The annual Malcolm Young Lecture, hosted by the International Map Collectors' Society (IMCoS) will be given by Daniel Crouch on June 9 at 7PM (BST). Mr. Crouch will give a talk entitled: A Protestant Wind or Hot Air? A study of the Astor Armada drawings
Great work ahead. Since this is a global suffrage project, I want to make sure that you’re aware of the US women’s suffrage map named the “national votes for women trail.” It can be found at this website: ncwhs.org. There are currently over 2000 sites on the map all of which were verified. Some have markers donated by the Pomeroy Foundation.
The deadline for this year's Ristow Prize in the history of cartography is fast approaching! Be sure to send in your essays by June 1, 2021.