Maritime History North – Autumn Conference – Three Admirals

March 2021

To be held at the Athenaeum, Church Alley, Liverpool Friday 22 October 2021 Mahan, Tirpitz and Fischer The speakers will deliver presentations on the ‘Three Admirals’ listed below who each in their time contributed greatly to the development of world wide naval strategy. This was during a period when Great Britain was expanding her world […] Read More

Category:

Dockyards and Baltic Campaigns (1721–2021): Comparisons and Transformations

March 2021

24th Annual Conference of the Naval Dockyard Society – Saturday 27th March 2021 (on-line) Dockyards and Baltic Campaigns (1721–2021): Comparisons and Transformations The Great Northern War concluded 300 years ago, in 1721. Key dockyards included Stockholm, Karlskrona, Copenhagen, Chatham and Kronstadt. The Baltic was no stranger to naval warfare and during the next four centuries it […] Read More

Category:

New Researchers in Maritime History

February 2021

Free Online Conference from The British Commission for Maritime History. 12 & 13 March 2021 This annual conference, run by the British Commission for Maritime History and sponsored by the Society for Nautical Research, supports emerging scholars who wish to share their work in a supportive environment and build relations with other maritime historians. The Conference gives […] Read More

Category:

Canadian Nautical Research Society: Canada’s Pacific Gateway, Past Present and Future

February 2021

Thursday 10 and Friday 11 June 2021 The /Société canadienne pour la recherche nautique will hold its annual conference 10–11 June 2021 and the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 12 June 2021. The conference theme will be Canada’s Pacific Gateway, past present and future. Proposals are invited for papers or presentations related to the general […] Read More

Category:

2021 McMullen Naval History Symposium

January 2021

23-24 September 2021 U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD #McMullen21   The approaching new year, 2021, marks the 100 year anniversary of the Washington Naval Conference. This event, the first multilateral naval disarmament conference in modern history, brought delegations from nine different nations to Washington D.C. to discuss naval armament reductions and interests in the Far […] Read More

Category:

University of Exeter: Centre for Maritime Historical Studies

January 2021

Centre seminar series – Winter/Spring 2021 All seminars will be hosted on Zoom for the academic year 2020-2021 and will begin at 17:00 GMT. Please contact Dr Elin Jones (e.f.jones@exeter.ac.uk) to be added to the invitation list.     20/01/21 Dr John Siblon (Birkbeck, University of London) – with the Centre for Imperial and Global Studies […] Read More

Category:

Naval Dockyards Society Call for Papers!

December 2020

Dockyards and Baltic Campaigns (1721–2021): Comparisons and Transformations  25th Annual Conference: 27 March 2021 – Livestreamed This one-day conference will examine the role of the naval dockyards and bases that were closely associated with Baltic naval campaigns. 1721 was the year that the Great Northern War was finally concluded. The key dockyards in this war […] Read More

Category: |

Call for Papers! Haunted Shores: Coastlands, Coastal Waters, and the Littoral Gothic

November 2020

We seek participants in an online symposium to explore coasts and shores in the Gothic and to discuss a potential edited volume of essays. At this early stage, we invite proposals for short, 10-15 minute presentations, but would also like to hear from anyone interested in attending or taking part. The Online Symposium will take […] Read More

Category: |

Land Ahoy! Talks on Maritime History and Heritage at the University of Plymouth

November 2020

  Explore underwater heritage and naval history with experts from the University of Plymouth – filmed on location at several of Plymouth’s most renowned maritime landmarks.  The Land ahoy! talks are an exciting opportunity for all to learn more about the people that work to protect our seas. The Disaster that obscured near catastrophe: a […] Read More

Category:

Naval Dockyards Society Virtual Conference: Saturday 31 October 2020

October 2020

Naval Dockyards Society Virtual Conference: Saturday 31 October 2020 National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Where Empires Collide: Dockyards and Naval Bases in and around the Indian Ocean This one-day conference will examine the role and scope of naval bases and naval support facilities in and around the Indian Ocean. Were bases built to defend colonies, control colonies, or […] Read More

Category:

Call for Manuscripts: The Materiality of Sino-Foreign Maritime Cultural Exchange

September 2020

  Call for Manuscripts: The Materiality of Sino-Foreign Maritime Cultural Exchange To date, the earliest known evidence of Sino-Foreign Maritime Cultural Exchange remains from the Han Dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE) voyages of Emperor Wu’s envoys to Southeast Asia in 111 BCE.1 In the intervening 2,000 years, the sea routes which facilitated this contact, […] Read More

Category: