English travellers to Venice, 1450-1600 – Professor Michael G. Brennan

August 2021

The Annual EGR Taylor Lecture at the Royal Geographical Society In 1959 a group of distinguished scholars established an annual lecture in honour of Professor Emeritus Eva G. R. Taylor, the first female professor of geography in the UK, on the occasion of her 80th birthday on 22 June 1959. The sponsoring organisations, amongst others, […] Read More

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Calls for Papers: Continuity and Change in the Indian Ocean in an Age of Uncertainty

July 2021

12-13 November 2021, Sheridan Institute of Higher Education and the Western Australian Maritime Museum Sheridan Institute of Higher Education, in partnership with Australian Association for Maritime History and the Western Australian Maritime Museum, will host the second biennial Indian Ocean Studies Conference on 12–13 November 2021. The theme of this year’s conference is Continuity and […] Read More

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Online Conference: All at Sea – Seafarer Wellbeing and Mental Health; Past, Present and Future

June 2021

The National Maritime Museum, in partnership with The Mission to Seafarers, is pleased to invite you to All at Sea – Seafarer Wellbeing and Mental Health; Past, Present and Future – a free, one-day online conference on Thursday 24 June from 10.30 – 17.00.  The conference brings together a unique blend of industry leaders, international NGO’s, historians […] Read More

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The Teign Shanty Festival: Call for Maritime Historians!

May 2021

We have been contacted by the excellent Teign Shanty Festival who are looking for maritime historians to give talks on historic ships or any related subject relevant to a maritime theme. During the festival they will be hosting talks on a variety of subjects including scrimshaw, wooden boat building, the history of whaling, mussel fishing, […] Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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