Last Updated: 2008, April 8

Scholarly Societies Project

Chronology of Scholarly Societies in the Project:
1940 - 1949

1940
American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR) [Founded in 1940 as: American Federation for Clinical Research (AFCR), it assumed its present name in 1996.]
American Medical Writers Association (AMWA)
Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS) = Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada (HSSFC) = Fédération Canadienne des Sciences Humaines (FCSH) = Fédération Canadienne des Sciences Humaines et Sociales (FCSHS)
[Resulted from a merger in 1996 of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities (CFH), founded 1943, and the Social Science Federation of Canada (SSFC), founded 1940.]
Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) = Société Canadienne de Météorologie et d'Océanographie (SCMO) [The CMOS/SCMO traces its beginning to 1940, when a Canadian Branch of the Royal Meteorological Society was founded. In 1967, the Canadian Branch of the RMO separated from the RMO and became the Canadian Meteorological Society. "Oceanographers became part of the Society in 1977 at which time the name of the Canadian Meteorological Society was changed to the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society...."]
Economic History Association (EHA)
Hrvatsko Knjižničarsko Društvo (HKD) = Croatian Library Association
New Zealand Society of Animal Production (NZSAP)
Российская Академия Медицинских Наук (РАМН) = Rossijskaâ Akademiâ Medicinskih Nauk = Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
[The Academy was founded on 1940, June 30 as the Академия Медицинских Наук СССР (АМН СССР). In 1992 the Academy became the Российская Академия Медицинских Наук (РАМН).]
Sociedade Portuguesa de Matemática (SPM) = Portuguese Society of Mathematics
Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)

1941
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA)
American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL)
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) [Founded in 1941 as: National Congress on Surveying and Mapping.]
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
Australian Institute of Management (AIM)
Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia (CBO) = Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Informationswissenschaft und Informationspraxis (DGI) = German Society for Information Science and Practice
[The Society was founded in 1941 as the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Dokumentation (DGD); in 1948 it was refounded under the same name. In 1999 it became the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Informationswissenschaft und Informationspraxis (DGI).]
Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
[The Society was founded in 1941 as the Association of Principals of Technical Institutions (ATPI). In 1968 it became the Indian Society for Technical Education.]
Lietuvos Mokslø Akademija (LMA) = Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
National Speleological Society (NSS)
საქართველოს მეცნიერებათა აკადემია = Sak'art'velos Mec'nierebat'a Akademia = Georgian Academy of Sciences (GAS)
Sociedad Botánica de México (SBM) = Botanical Society of Mexico
[The Society was founded on 1941, September 4.]
Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA)

1942
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA)
American Society for Aesthetics (ASA)
バィォィンダスリー協会 = Bioindasutorii Kyōkai = Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA)
[The Association's predecessor was founded in 1942 as the Japanese Association of Industrial Fermentation (JAIF). In 1983, the JAIF created the Bioindustry Development Center (BIDEC), and in 1987 the JAIF became one with the BIDEC. In 1990, its English name was changed from BIDEC to Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA).]
Colegio de Arquitectos de Chile (CA) = College of Architects of Chile
Microscopy Society of America (MSA) [Founded in 1942 as: Electron Microscope Society of America (EMSA). "Shortly thereafter the name was changed to The Electron Microscopy Society of America.... In 1993, the name of the Society was changed to The Microscopy Society of America."]
Norsk Antikvarbokhandlerforening (ABF) = Norwegian Antiquarian Booksellers Association
Société Française de Biologie Clinique (SFBC) = French Society of Clinical Biology
Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)

1943
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
Association for Information and Image Management International (AIIM)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Braunschweigische Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (BWG) = Brunswik Scientific Society
[The Society was founded on 1943, December 9.]
Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society (CAS) = Société Canadienne des Anesthésiologistes (SCA)
วิศวกรรมสถานแห่งประเทศไทย = Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT)
Հայաստանի Գիտությունների Ազգային Ակադեմիա = Hayastani Gitowt'yownneri Azgayin Akademia (HGA) = National Academy of Sciences of Armenia (NASRA) = Национальная Академия Наук РА
["Armenian Academy of Sciences (since 1993 - the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia) was founded on 25 November 1943 on the basis of the USSR Academy of Sciences' Armenian Branch, organized in 1935."]
Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) ["The IPEM was formed in July 1995 when the Institute of Physical Sciences in Medicine (IPSM) and the Biological Engineering Society (BES) merged their membership. IPEM became fully operational on 1st October 1995, initially as IPEMB but with the name changed by vote in December 1996." IPSM was founded in 1943; BES was founded in 1980.]
Instituto de Actuarios Españoles (IAE) = Institute of Spanish Actuaries
[The Institute was founded on 1943, June 9.]
International Society for General Semantics (ISGS)
NACE International: the Corrosion Society (NACE) [Founded in 1943 as: National Association of Corrosion Engineers.]
O'zbekiston Respublikasi Fanlar Akademiyasi (O'zR FA) = Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences (UAS) = Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan = Академия Наук Республики Узбекистан (АН РУз) = Akademiâ Nauk Respubliki Uzbekistan (ANRUz)
Schweizerische Akademie der Medizinischen Wissenschaften (SAMW) = Académie Suisse des Sciences Médicales (ASSM) = Accademia Svizzera delle Scienze Mediche (ASSM) = Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS)
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Psychologie (SGP) = Société Suisse de Psychologie (SSP) = Swiss Psychological Society
Sociedad Colombiana de Cardiología (SCC) = Colombian Society of Cardiology
Sociedad Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecología (SCOG) = Colombian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sociedad Matemática Mexicana (SMM) = Mexican Mathematical Society
Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia (SBC) = Brazilian Society of Cardiology
Société Suisse de Médecine Tropicale et Parasitologie (SSMTP) = Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie (SGTP) = Società Svizzera di Medicina Tropicale e Parassitologia (SSMTP) = Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (SSTMP)
[The Society was founded on 1943, December 4 as the Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Tropenmedizin. In 1965 it became the Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie.]
Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM)
中国造船工程学会 = Zhōngguó Zàochuángōngchéng Xuéhuì = Chinese Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (CSNAME)

1944
Actuarial Society of India (ASI)
American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC)
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) [Founded in 1944 as: American Fertility Society.]
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
Council for British Archaeology (CBA)
Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC) ["The Institute of Measurement and Control was founded in 1944 as the Society of Instrument Technology and took its present name in 1968."]
Instituto Brasileiro de Atuária (IBA) = Brazilian Institute of Actuarial Science
Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (JEDEC) [Formed in 1944 as "Joint Electron Tube Engineering Council (JETEC)."]
Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
New Zealand Geographical Society (NZGS)
[The New Zealand Geographical Society, was founded in Wellington in August 1944, when the Canterbury and Wellington Geographical Associations joined to form the national body.]
Ontario Classical Association (OCA)
Sociedad Mexicana de Salud Pública (SMSP) = Mexican Society of Public Health
[The Society was founded in 1944 as the Sociedad Mexicana de Higiene (SMH).]
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)
Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
[The Society was founded in 1944 as the American Society of Lubrication Engineers (ASLE). In 1987 it became the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE).]
Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)
[The Association was founded in 1944 as the Ceylon Association of Science. In 1966, it became the Ceylon Association for the Advancement of Science. In 1975, it became the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.]
Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers (ZIE)

1945
Academia Brasileira de Música (ABM) = Brazilian Academy of Music
Адвокатска Комора на Р. Македонија = Advokatska Komora na Republika Makedoniǰa (AKRM) = Macedonian Bar Association (MBA)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
대한건축학회 = Architectural Institute of Korea (AIK)
Asociación Nacional de Químicos de España (ANQUE) = National Association of Chemists of Spain
Association Pharmaceutique Belge (APB) = Algemene Pharmaceutische Bond (APB) = Belgian Pharmacists Association
Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) = Association Canadienne des physiciens et physiciennes (ACP)
Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) = Société mathématique du Canada (SMC)
Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA) = Association Canadienne d'Orthopédie (ACO)
Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) = Institut de Chimie du Canada (ICC)
Colegio de Ingenieros Mecánicos y Electricistas (CIME) = College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers
Colegio Dominicano de Ingenieros, Arquitectos y Agrimensores (CODIA) = Dominican College of Engineers, Architects and Surveyors
[The organization began in 1945 as the Asociación Dominicana de Ingenieros y Arquitectos (ADIA). On January 11, 1963 it became the Colegio Dominicano de Ingenieros y Arquitectos. A few days later, the name was changed to Colegio Dominicano de Ingenieros, Arquitectos y Agrimensores (CODIA).]
Dansk Ortopædisk Selskab (DOS) = Danish Orthopaedic Society
Federation of American Scientists (FAS)
Geological Society of the Philippines (GSP)
  • The GSP has abandoned its domain name geosocphil.org.ph, and has not acquired a new one as of 2003-06-19.
Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
Institute of Navigation (ION)
Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
[The Institution was founded in 1945 as the Institution of Industrial Safety Officers (IISO) which was formed from a division of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). In 1981, the Institution took the name Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).]
ISA - The International Society for Measurement and Control (ISA) [Formerly known as "Instrument Society of America."]
한국생물과학협회 = Korean Association of Biological Sciences (KAOBS)
대한지리학회 = Korean Geographical Society (KGeoS)
대한기계학회 = Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME)
Latvijas Arhitektu Savienība (LAS) = Latvian Architects Society
Македонско Лекарско Друштво = Makedonsko Lekarsko Društvo (MLD) = Macedonian Medical Association
Ordre des Vétérinaires = Ordre National des Vétérinaires = Order of Veterinary Surgeons = French Order of Veterinary Surgeons
Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology (PAO)
Polskie Towarzystwo Ekonomiczne (PTE) = Polish Economic Society
Société Française de Métallurgie et de Matériaux (SF2M) = French Society of Metallurgy and Materials
[The Society was founded in 1945 as the Société Française de Métallurgie. It took its current name in 1990.]
Société Française du Vide (SFV) = French Vacuum Society
Society of Biological Psychiatry (SBP)
Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC)
Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS)
Society for General Microbiology (SGM)
Vereniging voor Statistiek en Operationele Research (VVS-OR) = Netherlands Society for Statistics and Operations Research

1946
American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS)
American Epilepsy Society (AES)
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
[The Society was founded in 1946 as American Society for Quality Control (ASQC) and retained this name through to 1997. In 1998, it changed its name to American Society for Quality (ASQ).]
Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia (AIM) = Italian Association of Metallurgy
Berufsverband Deutscher Psychologinnen und Psychologen (BDP) = Association of German Professional Psychologists
Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) = Société bibliographique du Canada (SBC)
Bryologische en Lichenologische Werkgroep (BLWG) = Dutch Bryological and Lichenological Society
Canadian Library Association (CLA)
Colegio Mexicano de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología Clínica (COMAAIC) = Mexican College of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology
[The College was founded in 1946 as the Sociedad Mexicana de Alergistas. At some later date it became the Sociedad Mexicana de Alergia e Inmunología Clínica (SMAIC). And at an even later date (probably in the late 1990s) it became the Colegio Mexicano de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología Clínica (COMAAIC).]
Federación de Colegios de Ingenieros Civiles de la República Mexicana (FECIC) = Federation of Colleges of Civil Engineers in the Mexican Republic
Federazione Nazionale degli Ordini dei Medici Chirurghi e degli Odontoiatri (FNOMCeO) = National Federation for the Orders of Doctors and Dentists
Galpin Society
Hrvatsko Farmaceutsko Društvo (HFD) = Croatian Pharmaceutical Society
대한전자공학회 = Institute of Electronics Engineers of Korea (IEEK)
대한금속·재료학회 = Korean Institute of Metals and Materials (KIM)
Latvijas Zinat nu Akademija (LZA) = Latvian Academy of Sciences (LAS)
Hungarian Astronomical Association (HAA) = Magyar Csillagászati Egyesület (MCSE)
Institution of Plant Engineers (IPlantE) [Founded in 1946 as: Incorporated Plant Engineers. In 1959 it became Institution of Plant Engineers.]
International Council of Museums (ICOM)
International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM)
אגודת האקטוארים בישראל = Israel Association of Actuaries (IAA)
대한화학회 = Korean Chemical Society (KCS)
대한수학회 = Korean Mathematical Society (KMS)
한국심리학회 = Korean Psychological Association
Magyar Laboratóriumi Diagnosztikai Társaság = Hungarian Society of Clinical Pathology
Ordre des Géomètres-Experts (OGE) = Order of Chartered Surveyors
応用物理学会 = Ōyō Butsuri Gakkai = Oyo Buturi Gakkai = Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP)
[The Society originated from a informal network of Japanese researchers who began publishing the journal "Oyo Buturi" (Applied Physics) in 1932. The Society was officially founded in 1946.]
Parenteral Drug Association (PDA)
Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society (POGS)
Phycological Society of America (PSA)
Schweizerische Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften (SAGW) = Académie Suisse des Sciences Humaines et Sociales (ASSH) = Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences
[The Academy was founded in 1946 as the Schweizerische Geisteswissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (SGG) = Société Suisse des Sciences Humaines (SSSH). In 1985, it became the Schweizerische Akademie der Geisteswissenschaften (SAGW) = Académie Suisse des Sciences Humaines (ASSH). At some later date, it assumed its current names.]
Sociedad Chilena de Química (SChQ) = Chilean Society of Chemistry
Société Belge de Psychologie (SBP) = Belgische Vereniging voor Psychologie (BVP) = Belgian Psychological Society (BPS)
Society for Endocrinology (SE)
Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB) [Founded in 1946 as Tissue Culture Association.]
Soil Association (SA)
Surface Coatings Association Australia (SCAA) ["SCAA was formed in 1990 from the Oil and Colour Chemists' Association Australia (OCCAA) which started in Australia in 1946."]
Verband Österreichischer Ingenieure (VÖI) = Union of Austrian Engineers

1947
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
American Benedictine Academy (ABA)
American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)
American Music Conference (AMC)
Association Canadienne d'Éducation de Langue Française (ACELF) = Canadian Association for Education in the French Language
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Association for Women Veterinarians (AWV)
Associazione Geotecnica Italiana (AGI) = Italian Geotechnical Association
[The AGI was founded on 1947, December 19.]
British Society for the History of Science (BSHS)
British Society of Soil Science (BSSS = BS³)
Bundesärztekammer (BÄK) = German Medical Association
[The Association arose from the Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Westdeutschen Ärztekammern (Working Group of West German Medical Associations), which was founded in 1947.]
Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS) = Société canadienne de géotechnique (SCG) ["The Canadian Geotechnical Society was formally organized as a Constituent Society of The Engineering Institute of Canada in 1972. The origins of the Society go back to 1946 when the National Research Council of Canada established the Associate Committee on Soil and Snow Mechanics (later to be called the Associate Committee on Geotechnical Research)..."]
Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
[The British Institute of Management was founded in 1947. In 1992, it merged with the Institution of Industrial Managers to form the Institute of Management (IoM). In 2002 the IoM became the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).]
Classical Association of Canada (CAC) = Société canadienne des études classiques (SCEC)
Dansk Psykolog Forening (DP) = Danish Psychological Association
Ελληνική Εταιρεία Χειρουργικής Ορθοπαιδικής και Τραυματολογίας = Ellenike Etaireia Xeirourgikes Orthopaidikes kai Traumatologias (EEXOT) = Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
Fysikersamfundet i Finland (FYSiF) = Suomen fyysikkojen seura rf = Physical Society in Finland
Geological Association of Canada (GAC) = Association Géologique du Canada (AGC)
대한지질학회 = Geological Society of Korea (GSK)
Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie (GBM) = Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
[The Society was founded in 1947 as the Gesellschaft für Physiologische Chemie. In 1966 it became the Gesellschaft für Biologische Chemie (GBC). And in 1996 it became the Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie (GBM).]
Hume Society (HS)
Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (ISA)
International Association of Egyptologists (IAE) = Association Internationale des Egyptologues (AIE) = Internationaler Ägyptologen-Verband (IAV)
International Biometric Society (IBS)
International Commission for Optics (ICO) = Commision Internationale d'Optique (CIO)
International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) = Ligue Internationale de la Librairie Ancienne (LILA)
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
International Union of Testing and Research Laboratories for Materials and Structures (RILEM) = Réunion Internationale des Laboratoires d'Essais et de Recherches sur les Matériaux et les Constructions (RILEM)
[RILEM was founded in 1947 with the French name Réunion Internationale des Laboratoires d'Essais et de Recherches sur les Matériaux et les Constructions (RILEM) and has retained that French name, but its English name has varied over time. From 1947 to 1958 (or a few years earlier) the English name is given as Union of Testing and Research Laboratories for Materials and Structures. From 1959 (or few years earlier) to 1967 it is given as International Association of Testing and Research Laboratories for Materials and Structures. From 1968 onwards it is given as International Union of Testing and Research Laboratories for Materials and Structures. The founding in 1947 of RILEM may have been intended as a resurrection of Association Internationale pour l'Essai des Matériaux = International Association for Testing Naterials = Internationaler Verband für Materialprüfung (which lasted from 1927 to at least 1937), which was itself a resurrection of International Association for Testing Materials = Association Internationale pour l'Essai des Matériaux = Internationaler Verband für die Materialprüfung der Technik (which lasted from 1895 to at least 1914).]
自動車技術会 = Jidosha Gijutsukai = Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE)
대한전기학회 = Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers (KIEE)
National Art Education Association (NAEA)
[The Association was founded in 1947 with the merger of the Western, Pacific, Southeastern, and Eastern Region Art Associations, plus the art department of the National Education Association (NEA).]
Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS)
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN)
Société Française de Génétique (SFG) = French Society of Genetics
Society for Imaging Science & Technology (SIST)
Society of Archivists (SoA)
[The Society was founded in 1947 as the Society of Local Archivists. In 1954 it was renamed the Society of Archivists.]
Standards Engineering Society (SES)
Statistical Society of Australia Inc (SSAI) [In 1962 the Statistical Society of New South Wales (founded 1947) and the Canberra Statistical Society undertook the formation of the Statistical Society of Australia (SSAI), and became branches of the SSAI in the same year.]
Suomen Akatemia (SA) = Academy of Finland
Suomen Fyysikkoseura (SF) = Suomen Fyysikkoseura = Finnish Physical Society (FPS)
World Medical Association (WMA) = Association Médicale Mondiale (AMM) = Asociación Médica Mundial (AMM)
香港工程師學會 = Xiāng Gǎng Gōngchéngshī Xuéhuì = Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)
[The Institution was founded in 1947 as the Engineering Society of Hong Kong. In 1975 it took the name Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).]

1948
American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)
American Geological Institute (AGI)
American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
Asociación Argentina de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ciencias del Ambiente (AIDIS ARGENTINA) = Argentine Association of Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences
Asociación Argentina de Microbiología (AAM) = Argentine Assocation of Microbiology
Asociación Interamericana de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental (AIDIS) = Interamerican Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering
[The Association was founded on 1948, April 14.]
Association Médicale Haitienne (AMH) = Haitian Medical Association
Associazione Nazionale Archivistica Italiana (ANAI) = National Association of Italian Archivists
Associazione Tecnica dell'Automobile (ATA) = Association of Automotive Engineering
Audio Engineering Society (AES)
Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) = Bureau International de la Récupération (BIR)
Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) = Association canadienne des optométristes (ACO)
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) = Association Canadienne des Médecins Vétérinaires (ACMV)
Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
Colegio Médico de Chile (CMC) = Medical College of Chile
Conseil International de la Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines (CIPSH) = International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies (ICPHS)
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
Egyptian Orthopedic Association (EOA)
Ελληνική Καρδιολογική Εταιρεία (ΕΚΕ) = Ellēnikē Kardiologikē Etaireia = Hellenic Cardiological Society (HCS)
Fédération Internationale des Associations d'Études Classiques (FIEC) = International Federation of the Societies of Classical Studies (IFSCS)
Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Ingénieurs des Techniques de l'Automobile (FISITA) = International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies
Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de Philosophie (FISP) = International Federation of Philosophical Societies
Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)
[The Institution began in 1948 as the Institute of Engineers, Pakistan (IEP). With the independence of Bangladesh in 1971, the IEP became the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB).]
International Communications Association (ICA)
International Council on Archives (ICA)
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) = Union Internationale des Sciences Anthropologiques et Ethnologiques (UISAE)
International Union of Architects (IUA) = Union Internationale des Architectes (UIA)
International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) = Union Internationale des Sciences de la Nutrition (UISN)
Keats-Shelley Association of America (KSAA)
Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
Müszaki és Természettudományi Egyesületek Szövetsége (MTESZ) = Federation of Technical and Scientific Societies (Hungary)
National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE)
[The Association was founded in 1948 as the Vocational Agricultural Teachers' Association (NVATA). In 1997 it became the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE).]
National Ground Water Association (NGWA) [Founded in 1948 as: National Water Well Association. Became the National Ground Water Association in 1991.]
日本数理科学協会 = Nihon Sūri Kagaku Kyōkai = Japanese Association of Mathematical Sciences (JAMS)
Operational Research Society (ORS)
Pacific Northwest Political Science Association (PNWPSA)
Pakistan Medical Association (PMA)
Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCA)
[The College was founded in 1948 as the Faculty of Anaesthetists of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. "In 1988, the Faculty of Anaesthetists became the College of Anaesthetists, a College within a College. In 1992 the College was granted its Royal Charter and became the Royal College of Anaesthetists..."]
สมาฅม วิทยาศาสตร์ แห่ ง ประเทศไทย = Science Society of Thailand (SST)
Sociedad Española de Alergología e Inmunología Clínica (SEAIC) = Spanish Society of Allergology and Immunology
[The society was founded on 20 November, 1948, as the Sociedad Española de Alergia. In 1974 it became the Sociedad Española de Alergia e Inmunología Clínica. In 1982 it became the Sociedad Española de Alergología e Inmunología Clínica (SEAIC).]
Sociedade Brasileira para o Progresso da Ciência (SBPC) = Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science
Société Tunisienne d'Ophtalmologie (STO) = Tunisian Society of Ophthalmology
Society for Range Management (SRM)
Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS)
สัตวแพทยสมาคมแหงประเทศไทย = Thai Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA)
Türk Matematik Derneği (TMD) = Turkish Mathematical Society
World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) = Fédération Mondiale pour la Santé Mentale (FMSM)
中国地球物理学会 = Zhōngguó Dìquíwùlǐ Xuéhuì = China Geophysical Society (CGS)

1949
Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz (AdWLM) = Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz
American College of Cardiology (ACC)
American Crystallographic Association (ACA)
American Forensic Association (AFA)
Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)
Asociación Argentina de Alergia e Inmunología Clínica (AAAeIC) = Argentine Association of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Asociación Española de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios, Museólogos y Documentalistas (ANABAD) = Spanish Association of Archivists, Librarians, Museologists and Documentalists
Asociación Mexicana de Ingenieros en Comunicaciones Eléctricas y Electrónica (AMICEE) = Mexican Association of Electrical and Electronics Communication Engineers
Canadian Association of Orthodontists (CAO) = Association Canadienne des Orthodontistes (ACO)
[The Association was founded on 1949, May 4.]
Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG)
Cardiac Electrophysiology Society (CardiacEPS)
[The Society was founded in 1949 as the Vector Cardiology Group. Sometime in the 1950's it became the Electrophysiology Group. At some later date it took its current name.]
Dataföreningen i Sverige (DFS) = Swedish Information Processing Society
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Elektronenmikroskopie (DGE) = German Society for Electron Microscopy
Deutsche Phytomedizinische Gesellschaft (DPG) = German Phytomedical Society
Društvo Matematikov, Fizikov in Astronomov Slovenije (DMFA) = Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy Society of Slovenia
Ergonomics Society (ES)
Hírközlési és Informatikai Tudományos Egyesület (HTE) = Scientific Association for Infocommunications
[The Association was formerly known as the Híradástechnikai Tudományos Egyesület (Scientific Society for Telecommunications).]
Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists (IAPM)
International Bee Research Association (IBRA)
International Political Science Association (IPSA) = Association Internationale de Science Politique (AISP)
International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)
[The ISE was founded in 1949 as the Comité International de Thermodynamique et Cinétique Electrochimiques (CITCE).]
International Sociological Association (ISA) = Association Internationale de Sociologie (AIS) = Asociación Internacional de Sociología (AIS)
地盤工学会 = Jiban Kōgakkai = Japanese Geotechnical Society (JGS)
[The Society traces its beginnings to 1949, when the 日本土質基礎工学委員会 (Japanese Committee of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering) was formed. In 1954, the 土質工学会 (Japanese Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering) was established. In 1995, it became the 地盤工学会 (Japanese Geotechnical Society).]
نقابة أطباء الأسنان في لبنان = Lebanese Dental Association (LDA)
日本学術会議 = Nihon Gakujutsu Kaigi = Science Council of Japan (SCJ)
日本産科婦人科学会 = Nippon Sanka Fujinka Gakkai = Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG)
Österreichische Statistische Gesellschaft (ÖSG = ÖStG) = Austrian Statistical Society<
[The Society was founded in 1949 as the Statistische Arbeitsgemeinschaft. In 1951 it became the Österreichische Statistische Gesellschaft.]
Safety Institute of Australia (SIA)
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Optik und Elektronmikroskopie (SGOEM) = Société Suisse d'Optique et de Microscopie Électronique (SSOME) = Swiss Society for Optics and Microscopy (SSOM) [Founded in 1949 as the Swiss Committee for Optics.]
Sociedad de Cirujanos de Chile = Society of Surgeons of Chile
Sociedad Española de Neurología (SEN) = Spanish Society of Neurology
Society for Industrial Microbiology (SIM)
Speech Pathology Association of Australia = Speech Pathology Australia
[The Association was founded in 1949 as the Australian College of Speech Therapists. In 1975 it became the Australian Association of Speech and Hearing. And in 1996, it became the Speech Pathology Association of Australia, with a public name of Speech Pathology Australia.]
Türk Kütüphaneciler Derneği (TKD) = Turkish Librarians' Association
Unión Panamericana de Asociaciones de Ingenieros (UPADI) = União Panamericana de Associações de Engenheiros = PanAmerican Federation of Engineering Societies
中国科学院 = Zhōngguó Kēxué Yuàn = Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

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