Next Meeting

Map ShirtWe have several meetings and events each year. Here is a summary of the ones in the works over the next few months; details are provided as they are finalized.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Please join us at this FREE lecture we are co-hosting with the Ricci Institute of University of San Francisco, a research center for the study of Chinese-Western cultural history ( This public lecture entitled “Plotting Maps, Making History: Sino-European Cartographic Exchange & the Global Integration of Space” is to be delivered by Dr. Laura Hostetler, Chair of the History Department of the University of Illinois at Chicago. The lecture explores the mapping of the Chinese empire as a collaborative effort in the history of science in Qing dynasty (more information can be found at:

For more information including the time and location as well as to register, please click here.


May 10, 2014

Summer Members’ Meeting at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Please get more information here:

Fall, 2014

Fall Members Meeting in Southern California