Commission on the History of Cartography
|ORGANIZATION||Commission on the History of Cartography|
|PARENT||International Cartographic Association|
Maintains a website to facilitate contact between researchers in the field and make source material and literature available to the community and the general public alike
Promote research and scholarly publication on the history of cartography in all of its aspects but with special consideration to the 19th and 20th centuries and the impact of technological innovations.
Investigate and develop a database to analyze major achievements of regional cartography in 19th and 20th centuries.
Hold at least annual meetings, alternatingly as workshops in conjunction with the International Cartographic Conference (odd years) and as International Symposia (even years).
Promote the spirit of co-operation both within ICA (sister commissions and working groups) and beyond to related societies and institutions.
Imre Josef Demhardt (ICA-Commission History of Cartography. Chairman)
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