News & Topmasts

C.N.R.S. Conference “Lower Lakes, Upper Lakes: Connecting Maritime Heritage”

June 2018

  Conference Programme: Thursday 21 June 0800 Registration 0830-1000   Marti Klein (California State University Fullerton) “Remembering Benjamin Godfrey Stimson – Pioneer of the Great Lakes Maritime Industry” Walter Lewis (CNRS) “Steam comes to the Great Lakes, 1815-1825” Kimberly Monk (Trent University and Brock University) “Whiskey, Trade and Shipwrecks: The Maritime Legacy of Gooderham and […] Read More

Category:

Call for Papers: Normandy 75 Conference

June 2018

Global War Studies, Brécourt Academic, and the University of Portsmouth Business School, in association with The D-Day Story and the Navy Records Society, are pleased to announce a major international conference marking the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Campaign, to be held 22-25 July 2019. Normandy 75 will bring together scholars, students, and the general […] Read More

Category:

Seminar: Constructing the Seapower State: Culture, Identity and Exceptionalism

June 2018

In this Institute of Historical Research British Maritime History seminar, Professor Andrew Lambert of King’s College London will discuss his upcoming book ‘Sea Power States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict that made the Modern World‘. The seminar takes place at the IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, […] Read More

Category:

“The Entangled Sea” Conference

May 2018

The Entangled Sea – The Mediterranean Sea in Ancient History and Prehistory Conference at the University of Manchester 12-13 June 2018 The sea has long captured the imagination of societies. However, the sea itself has rarely been the object of research and archaeologists working in the Mediterranean have generally focused their research on land surfaces, […] Read More

Category: |

Secret and Silent: Conference on Britain’s Nuclear Deterrent

May 2018

15 June 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of HMS Resolution, the Royal Navy’s first Polaris SSBN (Submersible Ship Ballistic Nuclear), commencing her first operational patrol. The National Museum’s response is a conference which will focus on the personal accounts and key objects of those who served onboard. Alongside the conference, an exhibition at the Royal […] Read More

Category:

The Story of the Mary Rose Galley – Public Talk

May 2018

The Story of the Mary Rose Galley: Excavating, Raising and Recreating the Ship’s Kitchen on the evening of Wednesday 30th of May 2018 from 18:00 – 20:00. Christopher Dobbs, Head of Interpretation and Maritime Archaeology for the Mary Rose Trust will be discussing how artefacts from the Mary Rose have led the way in building a […] Read More

Category: | |

N.M.M. History of Navigation Conference 2018: “Navigation, Heroism, History”

May 2018

  Royal Museums Greenwich and the Royal Institute of Navigation are holding a conference to bring together current research into the history of navigation. In the 250th anniversary year of James Cook’s departure in command of the Endeavour on the first of three famous voyages of exploration, this conference seeks to interrogate the way stories […] Read More

Category:

Lecture: Navigating the Harbour and Canals of the Portus Romae: New Approaches

May 2018

TUESDAY 15 MAY, 18.00–19.30 Navigating the Harbour and Canals of the Portus Romae: New Approaches Simon Keay (Southampton; B.S.R.); Dr Peter Campbell (Southampton; B.S.R.) Joint lecture with the Roman Society This event will be held at Senate House (Chancellor’s Hall), Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU Read More

Category: |

New Exhibition at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York: “A View From the Deep”

May 2018

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the commissioning of U.S.S. Growler, one of the U.S. Navy’s first missile submarines, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York, where U.S.S. Growler now resides as an exhibit, is opening a new exhibition called “A View from the Deep“, chronicling Growler’s Cold War history, from inception […] Read More

Category: |

Topmasts Newsletters

Topmasts

Topmasts Archive