International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS)

Comité international des sciences historiques (CISH)
Comité Internacional de Ciencias Históricas
Internationaler Ausschuss der Geschichtswissenschaften
Mezdunarodnyj Komitet Istoriceskih Nauk

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1926-05-14 Geneva Switzerland


Founded in accordance with Congress of Historical Sciences resolution, 15 Apr 1923, Brussels (Belgium). First Statutes adopted 1926; amended: 1933, 1950, 1957, 1960. Current Statutes adopted by General Assembly, 4 Sep 1992, Prague (Czech Rep), superseding constitution voted 21 Aug 1975, San Francisco CA (USA), and modifications introduced 28 July 1977, Puerto de la Cruz (Spain). Current statutes amended 2005, Sydney (Australia).


Promote advancement of historical sciences by means of international cooperation.


2026-07-26 | Jerusalem, Israel – International Congress of Historical Sciences
2024-10-27 | Tokyo, Japan – General Assembly

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General Assembly (at least every 3 years, including every 5 years at Congress); Board (meets annually); Specialized Commissions (16); Internal Commissions (6): D-XD7784 - Association des historiens africains (AHA); D-XD2751 - Comité international de paléographie latine (CIPL); E-XE0480 - International Committee for Historical Metrology (ICHM); K-XD5951 - Commission internationale de diplomatique (CID); C-XD7203 - International Association for Media and History (IAMHIST); G-XK0080 - Peace History Society (PHS).


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GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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