Last Updated: 2007, October 23

Scholarly Societies Project

Chronology of Scholarly Societies in the Project:
1920 - 1929

Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC)
[The Institute was founded in 1920 as the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturists (CSTA). In 1944 it took its current name. In 1995 it restructured itself as a federation of member organizations.]
American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
ASM International: The Materials Information Society (ASM) [Formerly: American Society for Metals. Prior to that: American Society for Steel Treating, which was formed by a merger of: American Steel Treaters' Society, and Steel Treating Research Society.]
Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)
Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia (APENS)
Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
Danske Antikvarboghandlerforening (ABF) = Danish Antiquarian Booksellers Association
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) = German Association for the Encouragement of Research [Founded in 1920; re-established in 1949.]
Deutsche Gesellschaft für experimentelle und klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie (DGPT) = German Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Federazione Nazionale dell'Industria Chimica (Federchimica) = National Federation for the Chemical Industry
[The Federation was founded in 1920 as the Federazione Nazionale delle Associazioni fra Industriali Chimici. In 1945 it became Aschimici - Associazione Nazionale dell'Industria Chimica. In 1984 it took its current name.]
Institution of Engineers Australia (IEAust)
Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI)
International Association for Dental Research (IADR)
International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) = Association internationale de psychologie appliquée (AIPA) ["...founded in 1920 as the International Association of Psychotechnology or Association International de Psychotechnique. The association was known by this name until it was changed to the current name in 1955..."]
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Newcomen Society
Pacific Science Association (PSA)
Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) = Malaysian Institute of Architects
The PAM was founded in 1920 as the Institute of Architects Malaya (IAM). In 1948 it became the Federation of Malaya Society of Architects (FMSA). On 20 January 1967 it became the Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) = Malaysian Institute of Architects.
Sindicato Médico del Uruguay (SMU) = Medical Union of Uruguay
Société d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de Bretagne (SHAB) = Society of History and Archeology of Brittany
Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS)
Suomen Tilastoseura (STS) = Finnish Statistical Society = Statistiska Samfundet i Finland
Underwriters' Laboratories of Canada (ULC)
香港醫學會 = Xiāng Gǎng Yī Xuéhuì = Hong Kong Medical Association (HKMA)
Yrkesföreningen Miljö och Hälsa (YMH) = Swedish Association of Environmental Health Professionals
[The Society was founded in 1920 as the Miljö- och HälsoskyddsTjänstemannaFörbundet (MHTF). In 2004, May, it became the Yrkesföreningen Miljö och Hälsa (YMH).]

American Agricultural Editors' Association (AAEA)
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)
Australian Veterinary Association (AVA)
Commonwealth Forestry Association (CFA)
[The CFA was founded in 1921 as the Empire Forestry Association. In 1962 it became the Commonwealth Forestry Association (CFA).]
Dansk Radiologisk Selskab (DRS) = Danish Society of Radiology
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Mykologie (DGfM) = German Mycological Society
Eesti Arstide Liit (EAL) = Estonian Medical Association
[The Association was founded in 1921 as the Eesti Arstideseltside Liidu (EASL) (Association of Estonian Medical Societies). It was refounded in 1988 as the Eesti Arstide Liit (EAL) (Estonian Medical Association).]
Latvijas Veterinārārstu Biedrība (LVB) = Latvian Association of Veterinarians
แพทยสมาคมแห่งประเทศไทย = Medical Association of Thailand
Монгол Улсын Шинжлэх Ухааны Академи (МУШУА) = Mongol Ulsyn Šinžleh Uhaany Akademi = Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS)
[The Academy began in 1921 as the Institute of Literature and Scripts, which was later broadened to Institute of Sciences. In 1961, it was reorganized as the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS).]
National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging (NNV) = Netherlands' Physical Society
日本エネルギー学会 = Nihon Energii Gakkai = Japan Institute of Energy (JIE)
[The society was founded in 1921 as the Fuel Social Gathering. In 1922 it took the name Fuel Society of Japan. In 1991, it became the Japan Institute of Energy.]
Società Italiana di Igiene, Medicina Preventiva e Sanità Pubblica (SItI) = Italian Society for Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health
[The Society was founded in 1921 as the Associazione Italiana per l'Igiene.]
Société Française de Médecine du Sport (SFMS) = French Society for Sport Medicine
Société Française d'Orthopédie Dento-Faciale (SFODF) = French Society of Dento-facial Orthopedics
[The Society was founded on 1921, May 21.]
Vlaamse Vereniging voor Bibliotheek-, Archief- en Documentatieweze (VVBAD) = Flemish Association for Libraries, Archives and Information Management
[The VVBAD was founded on 1921, August 4.]
中国心理学会 = Zhōngguó Xīnlǐ Xuéhuì = Chinese Psychological Society (CPS)

Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer (ASOM) = Academy of Overseas Sciences
[The Academy was founded on 1922, July 8 as the Académie des Sciences Coloniales. On 1957, June 7, it became the Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer.]
American Academy of Optometry (AAO)
American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
לשכת המהנדסים, האדריכלים והאקדמאים במקצועות הטכנולוגײם בישראל = Association of Engineers and Architects in Israel (AEAI)
Canadian Historical Association (CHA) = Société Historique du Canada (SHC)
Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) = Société Canadienne de Pédiatrie (SCP)
Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft (DGG) = German Geophysical Society
[The Society was founded in 1922 as the Deutsche Seismologische Gesellschaft. In 1924 it became the Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft (DGG).]
Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT)
Foreningen Kvindelige Akademikere (KVAK) = Association of Female Academics in Denmark
Georgia Academy of Science (GAS)
Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)
International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology (IATAL) = Societas Internationalis Limnologiae (SIL)
International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI)
International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) [The Council of American Building Officials (CABO) was founded in 1972 as an umbrella organization for the Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA) (founded 1915), the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) (founded 1922), and the Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI) (founded 1940). In 1994 the latter three associations created the International Code Council (ICC) to develop a single set of comprehensive, coordinated model construction codes that could be used throughout the United States and around the world. In 1997 the CABO was incorporated into the ICC. In 2002 the BOCA, the ICBO, and the SBCCI dissolved into the ICC.]
  • ceased
International Geographical Union (IGU) = Union Géographique Internationale (UGI)
International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) = Union Internationale de Physique Pure et Appliquée (UIPPA)
Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG)
Sociedad de Ingenieros de Bolivia (SIB) = Society of Engineers of Bolivia
Société Belge des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs (SABAM) = Belgische Vereniging van Auteurs, Componisten en Uitgevers = Belgian Society of Authors, Composers, and Publishers
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Southern Cross Astronomical Society (SCAS)
Suomen Aktuaariyhdistys (SAY) = Finlands Aktuarieförening = Actuarial Society of Finland
Unione Matematica Italiana (UMI) = Italian Mathematical Union
Vlaams Geneeskundige Verbond (VGV) = Flemish Physicians Union
[The Union was founded in 1922 as the Algemeen Vlaams Geneesherenverbond (A.V.G.V.).]
Western Economic Association International (WEA)
中国地质学会 = Zhōngguó Dìzhì Xuéhuì = Geological Society of China (GSC)
中国化工学会 = Zhōngguó Huàgōng Xuéhuì = Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China (CIESC)

American College of Radiology (ACR)
American Institute of Chemists (AIC)
American Law Institute (ALI)
American Thyroid Association (ATA)
Association Canadienne-Française pour l'Avancement des Sciences (ACFAS) = French Canadian Association for the Advancement of Science
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) ["AECT began as a department of the National Education Association in 1923.... In 1974, AECT became an independent association."]
Bibliotekarforbundet (BF) = Danish Union of Librarians
British Columbia Association of Optometrists (BCAO) = Association des optométristes de la Colombie-Brittanique (AOCB)
Houston Geological Society (HGS)
New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA)
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Korrosionsschutz (SGK) = Société Suisse de Protection contre la Corrosion (SSPC) = Swiss Association for Corrosion Protection
Society for Experimental Biology (SEB)
Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) [Founded in 1923 as: Texas State Physical Education Association.]
Unione Accademica Nazionale (UAN) = National Academic Union (Italy)
Virginia Academy of Science (VAS)

Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB)
American Society of Parasitologists (ASP)
American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB)
[The Society was founded in 1924 as the American Society of Plant Physiologists (ASPP). In 2001, it changed its name to American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB).]
Aslib, The Association for Information Management (Aslib)
Astronomical Society of Edinburgh (ASE)
Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA)
[In 1924, the Associated Radio Manufacturers (ARM) was formed, and was renamed Radio Manufacturers Association (RMA) in the same year. In 1950, RMA became Radio Television Manufacturers Association (RTMA), and in 1953 was renamed Radio Electronics Television Manufacturers Association (RETMA). And in 1957, RETMA became the Electronic Industries Association (EIA). Around 1997, it became the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA).]
History of Science Society (HSS)
International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) = Union Internationale de la Science du Sol (UISS) = Internationale Bodenkundliche Union (IBU) = Union Internacional de la Ciencia del Suelo (UICS)
[The Union was founded in 1924 as the International Society of Soil Science (ISSS) = Association Internationale de la Science du Sol (AISS) = Internationale Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (IBG) = Sociedad Internacional de la Ciencia del Suelo (SICS). In 1998, August 26, it became the International Union of Soil Sciences.]
Linguistic Society of America (LSA)
Richard III Society
Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand (RAS)
Schweitzerischer Verband der Akademikerinnen (SVA) = Association Suisse des Femmes Diplômées des Universités (ASFDU) = Associazione Svizzera delle Laureate (ASL) = Associaziun Svizra da las Academicras (ASA)
South Carolina Academy of Science (SCAS)
Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) ["In 1924, a small group of suppliers to the independent telephone industry organized to plan an industry trade show. Later, that group became a committee of the United States Telephone Association (USTA). In 1979, the group split off as a separate affiliated association, United States Telecommunications Suppliers Association (USTSA).... TIA was formed in April 1988 after a merger of the USTSA and the Information and Telecommunications Technologies Group of the Electronic Industries Association (EIA/ITG)."]
World Energy Council (WEC)
[The Council was founded in 1924 as the World Power Conference (WPC). Its name was changed in 1968 to the World Energy Conference (WEC). And in 1992 it became the World Energy Council.]

American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Българско Геологическо Дружество (БГД) = Bʹʹlgarsko Geologičesko Družestvo = Bulgarian Geological Society (BGS)
Company of Biologists (CoB)
Deutscher Altphilologenverband (DAV) = German Association of Classicists
Economic Society of Australia (ESA)
Economic Society of South Africa (ESSA) = Ekonomiese Vereniging van Suid-Africa
Eisenhütte Österreich = Austrian Society for Metallurgy (ASMET) = Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials
[The Society was founded in 1925 as the Eisenhütte Österreich. It had a pre-cursor in the Versammlung innerösterreichischer Berg- und Hüttenleute, which had begun in 1864.]
Medieval Academy of America (MAA)
Nordisk Förening för Fysiologi (NFF) = Scandinavian Physiological Society
North Central Sociological Association (NCSA) [Founded in 1925 as the Ohio Sociological Society, it took the name Ohio Valley Sociological Society sometime in the 1940s, and then assumed its present name in the 1960s.]
Thüringischer Geologischer Verein (TGV) = Thuringian Geological Association
[The Verein was formed as the Thüringischer Geologischer Verein (TGV) on 1925, February 14 through the merger of four geological associations, namely those of Erfurt, Gera, Jena and Saalfeld.]

Ακαδημία Αθηνών = Akademia Athenon = Academy of Athens
American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)
American Catholic Philosophical Association (ACPA)
Australian Property Institute (API)
[The Institute was founded in 1926 as the Commonwealth Institute of Valuers. At some later date, it took the name Australian Institute of Valuers and Land Economists (AIVLE). At some point in the late 1990's or in 2000 it took its present name.]
Bond voor Materialenkennis = Netherlands Society for Materials Science
Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (DBG) = German Soil Science Society
[The Society was founded in 1926 as a Section of the International Society of Soil Science (ISSS) = Internationale Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (IBG). After WWII it was refounded in 1947 as an independent society.]
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chemisches Apparatewesen, Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie (DECHEMA) = German Society for Chemical Engineering, Chemical Technology and Biotechnology
Economic History Society (EHS)
Eesti Geodeetide Ühing (EGÜ) = Association of Estonian Surveyors
Federation of Law Societies of Canada (FLSC) = Fédération des professions juridiques du Canada (FPJC)
[The Federation traces its origins back to the founding in 1926 of the Conference of Representatives of the Governing Bodies of the Legal Profession in the Provinces of Canada. On 1972, July 21st, that body was replaced by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada = Fédération des Professions Juridiques du Canada. On 1999, May 13, the French name of the Federation, Fédération des Professions Juridiques du Canada was changed to Fédération des Ordres Professionnels de Juristes du Canada.]
Fédération Royale d'Associations Belges d'Ingénieurs Civils et d'Ingénieurs Agronomes (FABI) = Royal Federation of Belgian Associations of Civil Engineers and Agricultural Engineers
International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS) = Comité International des Sciences Historiques (CISH)
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
Ordem dos Advogados (OA) = Order of Advocates
Sähköinsinööriliitto (SIL) = Association of Electrical Engineers (Finland)
SEPM [Society for Sedimentary Geology] (SEPM) [Founded in 1926 as: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (SEPM); changed its name in 1989 to: SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology).]
Soap and Detergent Association (SDA)
Stowarzyszenie Inżynierów i Techników Mechaników Polskich (SIMP) = Polish Association of Mechanical Engineers and Technicians
West Texas Geological Society (WTGS) [The West Texas Geological Society was founded in 1926. In 1952, it merged with the Midland Geological Society.]
中国生理学会 = 中國生理學會 = Zhōngguó Shēnglǐ Xuéhuì = Chinese Association for Physiological Sciences (CAPS)

American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)
Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)
  • CSPG Webpage ["The Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists was founded in 1927 as the Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists. The name was changed to its present form in 1973 to reflect the Society's national representation."]
International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)
International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA)
International Musicological Society (IMS) = Société Internationale de Musicologie (SIM) = Internationale Gesellschaft für Musikwissenschaft (IGM) = Società Internazionale di Musicologia (SIM) = Sociedad Internacional de Musicologia (SIM)
International Reprographic Association (IRgA)
[Founded in 1927 as International Association of Blue Print and Allied Industries.]
International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) = Union Internationale des Sociétés de Microbiologie (UISM) ["...founded in 1927 as the International Society for Microbiology."]
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
Société des Ingénieurs Automobile (SIA) = Société des Ingénieurs de l'Automobile (SIA) = Society of Automotive Engineers
Society of Automotive Engineers Australasia (SAEA)
South African Medical Association (SAMA)
[The Association was formed in 1998 as a merger of the Medical Association of South Africa (MASA) (founded in 1927), and the Progressive Doctors Group (formerly NAMDA).]
Southern Economic Association (SEA)
Tannlæknafélag Íslands (TFI) = Icelandic Dental Association
Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) = International Union of Lawyers

Academia Nicaragüense de la Lengua (ANL) = Nicaraguan Academy of Letters
  • The ANL has abandoned its domain name, and has not acquired a new one as of 2003-06-19.
Académie Royale des Sciences d'Outre-Mer (ARSOM) = Koninklijke Academie voor Overzeese Wetenschappen (KAOW) = Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences (RAOS)
[The Academy was founded in 1928 as the Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales = Koninklijke Academie voor Koloniale Wetenschappen. In 1959 it became the Académie Royale des Sciences d'Outre-Mer (ARSOM) = Koninklijke Academie voor Overzeese Wetenschappen (KAOW).]
American Society for Nutritional Sciences (ASNS)
[The Society was founded in 1928 as the American Institute of Nutrition (AIN). In 1996, it became the American Society for Nutritional Sciences (ASNS).]
Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers (ACC&CE)
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
[The Association was founded in 1928 as the Association for Research in Ophthalmology (ARO). It took its current name in 1970.]
Australian Dental Association (ADA)
Confédération des Syndicats Médicaux Français (CSMF) = Federation of French Medical Unions
Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) [CAUL was founded in 1928, and took on its current form in 1965.]
Fédération Internationale de Médecine Sportive (FIMS) = International Federation of Sports Medicine (IFSM)
Hrvatsko Društvo Kemijskih Inženjera i Tehnologa (HDKI) = Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers and Technologists (CSCE)
[The origins of the Society go back to the founding in 1928 of a Klub Kemičara (Chemist's Club) within the Udruženja Jugoslavenskih Inženjera i Arhitekata (Society of Yugoslavian Engineers and Architects); this club became inactive in 1939, but resumed its activities in 1947 as the Sekcije Kemičara (Section of Chemists) within the Društvo Inženjera i Tehničara Hrvatske (Society of Engineers and Technicians of Croatia). On July 6th 1953 the section ceased to exist and was replaced by the Društvo Kemičara i Tehnologa Hrvatske (Society of Chemists and Technologists of Croatia). On March 18th 1962, it became the Savez Kemičara i Tehnologa Hrvatske (Association of Chemists and Technologists of Croatia). In either 1967, 1972, 1980 or 1992 it became the Hrvatsko Društvo Kemijskih Inženjera i Tehnologa (HDKI) (Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers and Technologists).]
International College of Dentists (ICD)
International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) = Commission Internationale des Grands Barrages (CIGB)
International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures (IFMLL) = Fédération Internationale des Langues et Littératures Modernes (FILLM)
[Founded in 1928 as Commission Internationale d'Histoire Littéraire Moderne, and reorganized in its present form in 1951.]
International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) = Union Internationale pour l'Étude du Quaternaire
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) = Union Internationale pour l'Étude Scientifique de la Population (UIESP) = Unión Internacional para el Estudio Científico de la Población (UIECP)
International Union of Photobiology (IUPB)
[The Union was founded in 1928 as the Comité Internationale de la Lumière (CIL). In 1951 it became the Comité Internationale de Photobiologie (CIP). In 1976 it became the Association Internationale de Photobiologie (AIP). In 2000 it became the International Union of Photobiology (IUPB).]
Koninklijke Vlaamse Ingenieursvereniging (KVIV) = Royal Flemish Engineers Union
Library Association of Ireland (LAI) = Cumann Leabharlann na hÉireann
Magyar Pszichológiai Társaság (MPT) = Hungarian Psychological Association
National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)
Nederlandse Ingenieursvereniging (NIRIA) = Netherlands Association of Engineers
[In 1959, the Nederlands Instituut van Register-Ingenieurs en Afgestudeerden van HTS'en (NIRIA) was formed from a merger of two organisations. One was the Commissie van Advies van de Samenwerkende Organisaties van Middelbare Technici, founded in 1928; the other was the Nederlands Instituut van Middelbare Technici (NIMT; later NIHMT and NIRIHT), founded in 1934. In 1973, NIRIA's full name was changed to Nederlandse Ingenieursvereniging. On 2004, July 1, NIRIA merged with the Koninklijk Instituut van Ingenieurs (KIVI) to form the Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs KIVI NIRIA.]
  • Ceased to exist independently.
Permanent International Committee of Linguists (PICL) = Comité International Permanent des Linguistes (CIPL)
San Diego Historical Society (SDHS)
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie, Bildanalyse und Fernerkundung (SGPBF) = Société Suisse de Photogrammétrie, d'Analyse d'Image et de Télédétection (SSPAIT) = Swiss Society for Photogrammetry, Image Analysis and Remote Sensing
Sociedad de Biología de Chile (SBCH) = Society of Biology of Chile
[The Sociedad de Biología de Chile, the successor to the Sociedad de Biología de Santiago, was founded at the end of 1928 as a filial society to the Société de Biologie de Paris.]
  • SBCH Webpage
    Suomen Gynekologiyhdistys = Finnish Gynecological Association
    Türk Oftalmoloji Derneği (TOD) = Turkish Ophthalmological Society
    [The Society was founded in 1928 as the Türk Oftalmoloji Cemiyeti.]
    Water Environment Federation (WEF)
    中央研究院 = Zhōngyāng Yánjiū Yuàn = Academia Sinica (AS) = Chinese Academy (Taiwan)

    Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales (ACCEFYN) = Colombian Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences
    Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
    Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA)
    Asociación Argentina "Amigos de la Astronomía" = Argentine Association "Friends of Astronomy"
    Asociación Salvadoreña de Ingenieros y Arquitectos (ASIA) = Salvadorean Association of Engineers and Architects
    Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) = Société Canadienne de Phytopathologie (SCP)
    College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
    [Formerly the Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence. In 1991, it took its current name.]
    Freshwater Biological Association (FBA)
    Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association (IPPA)
    ["The antecedent of IPPA was originally founded in 1929. It was termed the Far Eastern Prehistory Association from 1953 to 1976, after which the name was changed to Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association."]
    International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) = Association Internationale des Ponts et Charpentes (AIPC) = Internationale Vereinigung für Brückenbau und Hochbau (IVBH)
    International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS)
    Istituto Italiano degli Attuari (IIA) = Italian Institute of Actuaries
    [The Institute was founded 1929, October 10.]
    Нацыянальная Акадэмія Навук Беларусі = Nacyânalʹnaâ Akadèmìâ Navuk Belarusi (NANB) = National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) [Established in 1929 as the Belarusian Academy of Sciences. In 1936 it became the Academy of Sciences of Byelorussian SSR. In 1991 it became the Academy of Sciences of Belarus. And in 1997 it assumed its present name.]
    農業土木学会 = Nōgyō-Doboku Gakkai = Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Reclamation Engineering (JSIDRE)
    Pacific Sociological Association (PSA)
    [The Association was founded in 1929, October as the Pacific Southwest Sociological Society. In 1930 it became the Pacific Sociological Society. The name Pacific Sociological Association appears in the literature as early as 1960.]
    Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) = Société géographique royale du Canada (SGRC)
    Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    [The College was founded in 1929 as the British College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. It took its present name in 1938.]
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) = Collège Royal des Médecins et Chirurgiens du Canada (CRMCC)
    Société des Études Staëliennes = Society for Staël Studies
    [The Society was founded on 1929, January 25.]
    Société Française de Pédiatrie (SFP) = French Society of Pediatrics
    Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie (SICOT) = International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
    Society of Rheology (SoR)

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