Call for Papers: New Researchers in Maritime History Conference 2016

November 2015

Applications are invited for the twenty-third British Commission for Maritime History New Researchers Conference at Plymouth University.  The conference provides a unique opportunity for emerging scholars to present their work in one of the world’s most important historic maritime settings. The Conference supports emerging scholars who wish to share their work in a supportive environment and […] Read More

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Wellington Trust Heritage Evening – 9th November

October 2015

Acclaimed maritime artist, Ossie Jones, will be presenting a Master Class and demonstration aboard H.Q.S. Wellington, headquarters ship of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners, moored at Temple Stairs, Victoria Embankment, London, on Monday 9th November. The evening will start with a buffet at 6.00pm, and the master class will start after that. Bookings should […] Read More

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Making Waves Film Festival 2015

September 2015

The 2015 Making Waves Film Festival will be coming to the National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth this weekend. On Saturday 25th September the documentary “M.33 Destination Dardanelles” will be shown, telling the story of the crew who went to war aboard her in 1915, with the ship herself forming a unique and […] Read More

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King’s Maritime History Seminar Programme 2015-2016 Released

August 2015

King’s Maritime History Seminars, 2015-16 8 October 2015, Inadequate Convoy & ASW: own goals that would come back to haunt the IJN in the Pacific War Malcolm Murfett, King’s College London 22 October 2015, Ideology and Early Modern Naval Power Gijs Rommelse, Haarlemmermeer Lyceum, Hoofddorp 5 November 2015, Maritime Relief: Transnational Charities for British Prisoners […] Read More

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Nelson’s Band of Brothers: Event

August 2015

To coincide with the recent publication of a bibliographic encyclopaedia of the officers who fought under  Nelson’s tactical command at his three great battles: Nelson’s Band of Brothers: Lives and Memorials a reunion event for descendants of Nelson’s Band of Brothers is being held at The National Liberal Club in London on 22 September. Also present will […] Read More

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Guns from the Sea III – Ordnance Society Conference

June 2015

 The Ordnance Society are delighted to announce their annual conference, to be held Friday 4 & Saturday 5 September 2015 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. This year the conference will include a special guided tour of the Royal Armouries collection at Fort Nelson on Sunday 6 September.  ‘Guns from the Sea‘ is an international series of conferences held in […] Read More

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The Cunard Line’s 175th Anniversary

May 2015

The 175th anniversary celebrations of the Cunard Line have been most impressive and have captured the attention and imagination of the public, particularly with the ‘Three Queens’ – the Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2 – sailing in convoy up the Mersey. Conscious of the scope and significance of their history, the Cunard Line […] Read More

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Maritime East Anglia: Call for Papers

May 2015

Maritime Heritage East, in collaboration with the History department at the University Campus Suffolk, has announced a call for papers for a one-day conference on Maritime East Anglia—Past, Present, Future to be held on Saturday 21 May 2016 at UCS in Ipswich. The sea and the seaside have long been a defining feature of East […] Read More

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Conference: The Environmental Histories of Ports and Ocean Trade

May 2015

The Centre for Port and Maritime History [CPMH] has announced its annual conference: The Environmental Histories of Ports and Ocean Trade which will be held in Liverpool 18-19 September 2015. CPMH have issued a call for papers outlining the principles behind the conference along with a list of potential topics. These include: – Ports and environmental knowledge – Environmental […] Read More

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