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    Membership benefits include:

    • The IMCoS Map Journal, published quarterly
    • An International Symposium held in a different country: 2022 in Sydney and in Texas; 2021 in Brussels; 2018 the Philippines and Hong Kong; in 2017 in Hamburg; and 2016 in Chicago.
    • Annual dinner & The Malcolm Young lecture in London to coincide with the London Map Fair
    • Collectors’ evening
    • Annual trip to a significant map collection


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    Standard one year membership £55 – Premium three year membership £150  – Annual Junior (under 25 or receiving full-time education) £27.50 (50% of the annual rate)


    39th IMCoS International Symposium, Texas

    5 – 8 October 2022
    The Registration, detailed agenda, cost, and hotel information for the 39th Symposium are now live....

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    IMCoS Map Journal

    The IMCoS Map Journal is a 64-page quarterly publication. It includes a wide range articles on the history of cartography addressing Western, Asian and Arabic mapping practices; its scope is designed to interest our worldwide membership. The journal also covers the activities of the Society, wherever they take place in the world, news from the mapping community around the world, book reviews and letters to the editor.