Call for Papers: Hakluyt Society Symposium 2019

February 2019

Maritime histories have always told stories about power. Whether in the form of narratives about mastery of the seas, conquest of lands, or enslavement of peoples, traditional accounts of enterprising explorers and hardy mariners have located power and agency with a limited groups of actors: almost always male, and predominantly European. In doing so, histories […] Read More

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Call for Papers: Canadian Nautical Research Society Conference 2019

February 2019

Lower Lakes, Upper Lakes: Connecting Maritime Heritage The Upper Great Lakes have been significantly impacted by transportation systems that merged water with land. The westerly movement of people, manufactured goods, and coal led to the easterly shipment of grain and iron ore. Settlements emerged where steamships could connect with railways, with an infrastructure of elevators, […] Read More

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Naval Dockyards Society Conference 2019 Programme

February 2019

“‘We stand on guard for thee.’ Dockyards and Naval Bases in North America, the Atlantic and the Caribbean” 30th March 2019 at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich This exciting and wide-ranging international programme features three papers focusing on shore and air facilities in North American naval bases: Upper Canadian hemp supply, naval dockyards on the […] Read More

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Webinar: The Archaeology of World War Battleships Video

January 2019

The first live webinar from the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, “The Archaeology of World War Battleships”, has now been posted online by the Nautical Archaeology Society. Host: Miranda Richardson, Editor of the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology Co-Host: Dr Jun Kimura, IJNA Advisory Editor, from the Dept of Maritime Civilizations, Tokai University, Japan, and […] Read More

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Book Launch of “A New Naval History”

Join us for the launch of A New Naval History with Dr Quintin Colville, Dr James Davey and respondants. All are welcome and there is no need to book. The launch takes place on 29th January in Wolfson Room I, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London, WC1E 7HU, starting at 5.15pm with a wine reception from 6.30pm. […] Read More

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Maritime History North Spring Conference 6 April 2019

January 2019

Maritime History North jointly with The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Ships, the Society for Nautical Research and the Friends of Trincomalee present their Spring 2019 Conference on 6 April 2019 HMS Trincomalee and Pax Britannica in the 19th Century The Conference will address HMS Trincomalee – her building, service, restoration and future. […] Read More

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Webinar: The Archaeology of World War Battleships

January 2019

The remains of the First and Second World Wars at Sea form a significant part of the ocean’s underwater cultural heritage. Battleship wrecks hold a particular position within this assemblage. As archaeological artefacts they can inform research on naval battles and the conduct of war, technological change, and are a material reflection of world political […] Read More

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Connecting The Oceans: The Impact of Global Steam in the Nineteenth Century

January 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: CONNECTING THE OCEANS: THE IMPACT OF GLOBAL STEAM IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY A conference under the joint auspices of the SS Great Britain and the Society for Nautical Research, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the rescue of the Great Britain and her return to Bristol Dates: 6 and 7 September 2019  Venue: […] Read More

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McMullen Naval History Symposium: 2019 Call for Papers

January 2019

The History Department of the United States Naval Academy invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2017 McMullen Naval History Symposium on any topics related to American or world, naval and maritime history. Proposals should include a one page vita and an abstract of no more than 250 words which summarizes the research […] Read More

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