McMullen Naval History Symposium: 2017 Call for Papers

November 2016

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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Joseph Banks Project and Conference

August 2016

      The  National Maritime Museum (NMM), together with University College London (UCL), The Royal Society, the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and other project partners, have been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council Network Grant on ‘Joseph Banks, Science, Culture and the Remaking of the Indo-Pacific World’. The Network will bring together interdisciplinary […] Read More

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£2 Million Excavation of H.M.S. Invincible Wreck

July 2016

The Maritime Archaeology Sea Trust has received a £2 million grant from the LIBOR Fund for the rescue excavation, recovery, conservation and public display of material from the wreck of H.M.S. Invincible in partnership with Bournemouth University and the National Museum of the Royal Navy. Built by the French in 1744 and captured by Vice Admiral Sir George Anson […] Read More

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3-year AHRC funded Postdoc at Warwick Hispanic Studies

November 2015

Warwick University are delighted to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for a 3-year postdoctoral research fellowship at Warwick Hispanic Studies. The successful candidate will be a key part of the research team for the AHRC-funded project  ‘Imperial Entanglements: Transoceanic Basque Networks in British and Spanish Colonialism and their Legacy,’ working closely with PI Kirsty Hooper and Co-I […] Read More

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Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships at the National Archive and Science Museum

November 2015

The National Archives and Science Museum have announced that they are offering CDP (Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships) studentships to start in 2016, a number of which are dedicated to, or have possibilities in the maritime field. The National Archives have three studentships to be filled, and the Science museum six. They are looking for project submissions […] Read More

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Mary Rose Trust to set up Margaret Rule Memorial Fund

September 2015

Following the sad death on 9th April 2015 of Margaret Rule, the archaeological director who oversaw the raising of the Tudor warship in October 1982, and without whom much on the incredible project would not have been possible, the Mary Rose Trust has set up a memorial fund in her name. The fund will pay […] Read More

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The Edward S. Miller Research Fellowship in Naval History 2015

May 2015

The Edward S. Miller Research Fellowship in Naval History. The Naval War College Foundation intends to award one grant of $1,500 to the researcher with the greatest need who can make optimum use of the naval history research materials located in the Naval War College’s Naval Historical Collection, Naval War College Museum, and Henry E. […] Read More