The Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) is engaged in a collaboration with Zhejiang University to develop a Chinese Academic Mapping Platform (CAMP), based on WorldMap.  For more on the collaboration, please see

The CGA is also working with Ritumeikan University in Japan on a "Japanese Old Maps Online" based on the WorldMap platform

In addition, the CGA is close to completing a major rewrite of WorldMap which will bring the entire application into GeoNode ( making WorldMap an integral part of the global GeoNode community.