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Call for Papers: Nautical Archaeology Society Conference 2019

May 2019

Wooden Wall and Stone Bastions: Ship and Ordnance Remains on Land and Under the Sea The Nautical Archaeology Society and the Ordnance Society are excited to be co-hosting a two-day conference examining how ship and ordnance remains found on land and under the sea help our understanding of our maritime past. The Conference is to […] Read More

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Call for Submissions: Trafalgar Chronicle 2020

May 2019

The next edition of the Trafalgar Chronicle, TC 2020 new series No 5, will be themed on Nelson and the Georgian Navy as portrayed in art, film and literature. For over two decades, the Trafalgar Chronicle has been the flagship scholarly publication of the 1805 Club, with an international membership. The mission of the 1805 […] Read More

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Webinar: Is My Ship A Wreck? Video

May 2019

The second live webinar from the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, “Is my Ship a Wreck”, has now been posted online by the Nautical Archaeology Society. Read More

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Call for Papers: Cutty Sark 150th Anniversary Conference

April 2019

Global Trade, Global Lives: the Merchant Navy Since the Nineteenth Century 2019 marks 150 years since the launch of Cutty Sark. Over her long life, the ship has formed part of Britain’s vast merchant fleet, and later provided the setting for training new generations of mariners. Cutty Sark now stands as a memorial to the […] Read More

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Maritime History North Autumn 2019 Conference

April 2019

Maritime History North with their co-sponsors present their Autumn 2019 conference at The Forum, Barrow on Saturday 28 September 10.00am – 4.00pm WARSHIPS, LINERS, SUBMARINES AND THE MAYFLY AIRSHIP BUILT IN BARROW The topics presented will cover the history of what is now Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd (VSEL), the contribution they made to warship […] Read More

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Annual E.G.R. Taylor Lecture: ‘Isaac Newton and the Haven Finding Art’

Professor Eva Taylor was a highly regarded, academic geographer who, upon her appointment in 1930, became the first woman to occupy a chair of geography in Britain. She died, age 87, in 1966 and the E.G.R. Taylor lectures take place in October each year to mark the anniversary of her birth. The 2019 lecture, entitled […] Read More

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International Postgraduate Port and Maritime Studies Network Conference

April 2019

The International Postgraduate Port and Maritime Studies Network brings together postgraduates working on port and maritime studies across a wide range of chronologies and geographies. The network is supported by the Centre for Port and Maritime History, a collaborative venture between The University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, and Merseyside Maritime Museum, which facilitates […] Read More

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Operation Neptune and Beyond

April 2019

The U.S. Naval War College Presents Operation Neptune and Beyond A Special Plenary Session – NORMANDY 75 – An International Conference 22-25 July 2019, University of Portsmouth The U.S. Naval War College and The John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Research, in association with Brécourt Academic and Global War Studies, are pleased to announce […] Read More

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Intelligence and Operation Overlord

The Second World War Intelligence Research Group Presents Intelligence and Operation Overlord A Special Plenary Session – NORMANDY 75 – An International Conference 22-25 July 2019 University of Portsmouth The Second World War Intelligence Research Group and Brécourt Academic, in association with Bletchley Park, Trent Park Museum, The Medmenham Association, and Global War Studies, are […] Read More

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Anderson Medal Reception 2 May

March 2019

Anderson Medal Presentation and Reception – Thursday 2nd May 2019 The Society for Nautical Research is pleased to present this year’s Anderson Medal, for the best maritime publication, to Dr David Davies for his book Kings of the Sea: Charles II, James II and the Royal Navy. The award of the medal and a presentation […] Read More

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