Communication History Division p About History is among the most well-established themes in the study of communication. Recent years have witnessed an intensification of this interest in history. Those doing historical work in communication now have a designated home. Washington This year’s ICA conference will be held in Washington, DC, USA, from May 24 to 28, 2019. See the preconference program schedule, and also the full conference program. Precon CHD is sponsoring a preconference on “The Long History of Modern Surveillance” on May 24, bringing together scholars from around the world to illuminate the long history of modern surveillance.