IMCoS Events 2010
The IMCoS 28th International Symposium
was held from 30 September to 6th October 2010
in London, U.K.
Friday 4th June 2010
at the Royal Overseas League, 5 St. James’s Terrace, London SW1A 1LP.
The Dinner was preceded by the Malcolm Young lecture. Our lecturer this year was Francis Herbert, former Curator of Maps at the Royal Geographical Society.
The title of his lecture was
“Malcolm Young, his life, travels and maps"
a tribute to the founder and first Chairperson of IMCOS.
The IMCoS Helen Wallis Award for 2010 was presented to Jonathan Potter, map dealer and staunch supporter of IMCoS as well as successful writer.
2010 Helen Wallis Award won by Jonathan Potter
This year's winner of the IMCoS-Helen Wallis award is the London map dealer, Jonathan Potter. The presentation was made at this year's annual dinner held on June 4th by the President Sarah Tyacke.
Tony Campbell, chairman of the award committee, read the citation describing Jonathan as "a good friend of IMCoS" and a dealer who had worked for 40 years with "undiminished enthusiasm demonstrating that mapselling can be about a lot more than just buying and selling maps." [Full report in IMCoS Journal No.122 Autumn 2010]
The IMCoS AGM was held on Saturday 5th June 2010 at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London.
The London Map Fair
The London Map Fair, 5th and 6th June 2010
at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London.
Jenny Harvey, Advertising Manager, and Stephen Williams, Secretary of IMCoS
at the IMCoS stand at the 2009 Map Fair.
Further details at:
And IMCoS once again supported the lecture series
'MAPS AND SOCIETY'
The Warburg Institute Series: 2010-2011