International Conference on the History of Cartography (ICHC) 2019 is organized and hosted by the Special Collections department of the University of Amsterdam and the Explokart Research Group, in close collaboration with Imago Mundi Ltd and with several Dutch academic institutions, museums and libraries.

The conference is entitled Old Maps, New Perspect­ives. Studying the History of Cartography in the 21st Century.

The period has been opened to present proposals for individual works, special sessions, participatory workshops and poster presentations. On this occasion, the themes of the conference are:

  1. The Production and Circulation of Maps in the Past
  2. Multifunctional and Multimedia Maps
  3. Maps in the Digital World
  4. Maps and Water
  5. Any other aspect of the history of cartography

Deadline for submission of proposals is Monday 15 October 2018. Applicants will be notified of the acceptance or rejection of their proposal by Friday 18 January 2019.

For more information, you can download the Call for Papers in PDF or visit