Conference: Heraldry and Piracy in an Age of Chivalry, 4-5 June 2015

April 2015

Heraldry and Piracy in an Age of Chivalry: The Jurisdiction of the Constable and Marshal(s) and of the Admiralty in Later Medieval England and France Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter, 4-5 June 2015 Under the presidency of the Constable and Marshal of England, the Court of Chivalry heard cases that arose out of […] Read More

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Anderson Medal Presentation 16 April

April 2015

 16 April 2015, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich We are delighted to present this year’s Anderson Medal for a maritime history publication to Susan Rose for her book England’s Medieval Navy: Ships, Men and Warfare.  The judging committee thought that Susan ‘has done a magnificent job in researching and writing about an era that is often neglected […] Read More

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Spring and Summer Events at the National Maritime Museum

Friday and Saturday, 10-11 April New Researchers in Maritime History Conference There is a great programme of speakers lined up from a range of different Universities as well as independent scholars to tell us all about their current research. The National Maritime Museum are hosting the Friday evening keynote address by John McAleer (University of Southampton) […] Read More

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Maritime History North Spring Seminar

March 2015

1915 – The First Full Year of Unrestricted Maritime Warfare We are delighted to announce that Maritime History North will be holding their annual Spring Seminar at Blaydes House, University of Hull, on 2 May. With an outstanding group of scholars lined up, this will be a fascinating event. The program for the day is as […] Read More

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Gallipoli: Myth and Memory

March 2015

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 25 March 2015. On the evening of the 25th March 2015, at 6.15pm, the National Museum of the Royal Navy will be hosting an exclusive wine and canapés preview of the Museum’s new Exhibition Gallipoli: Myth and Memory, which does not open to the general public until the 28th March 2015. A […] Read More

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Society Dinner on board HMS Victory, 13 June

March 2015

On Saturday 13 June 2015 Members of the Society and their guests are invited to dine on the lower gun deck of HMS Victory following the Annual General Meeting and a tour of the ship. Numbers allowed to dine on board are strictly limited and this year’s dinner is expected to be particularly popular because 2015 […] Read More

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Exhibition Alert! ‘Weighing Anchor: An Artist at Sea…’

February 2015

An exhibition of the artist Jules George, which has been running since December at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth is set to close on 8 March – so now is your last chance to see some magnificent modern paintings created from the decks of the Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll and […] Read More

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Call for Papers: Leisure and Coasts, Ports and Waterways

February 2015

On Saturday, 13 June, the BSSH South Sport and Leisure History Network will be holding its Summer 2015 Workshop, on the theme of ‘Leisure and Coasts, Ports and Waterways‘, at the University of Portsmouth, in conjunction with the university’s Port Towns and Urban Cultures Group. This workshop seeks to examine the development and expansion of leisure […] Read More

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Upcoming Conferences and Seminars at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

February 2015

Monday, 9 March Exotic anatomies: Stubbs, Banks and the cultures of Natural History Considering the interrelationship between Stubbs, Banks, Cook and the Hunter brothers, this symposium will place Stubbs’s kangaroo at the centre of a number of burgeoning cultures of natural history in 18th-century London. From the gentleman-scholar’s fashionable home, to the practical and controversial […] Read More

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Sixth Thames Shipbuilding Symposium, 9 May 2015

February 2015

  We are so excited about the forthcoming Thames Shipbuilding Symposium that we think everyone should see the full programme of events to appreciate the riches in store on 9 May. The event takes place at the brilliant Museum of London Docklands   Chris Ellmers – ‘Unfortunate in Business’ – John Dudman and the Grove Street […] Read More

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