Jutland Legacy Conference at the National Museum of the Royal Navy

March 2017

The National Museum of the Royal Navy is to hold its first ever, three day conference at the Portsmouth Historic Dockard. The subject will be the First World War naval Battle of Jutland and it’s legacy and it will take place on 31st May – 2nd June 2017: the 101st anniversary of the battle.

International speakers, including Andrew Gordon, Innes McCartney and Holger Herwig, will examine subjects as diverse as the wrecks of Jutland, unrestricted submarine warfare, commemoration and theatrical responses. The event also includes a special screening of Die versunkene Flotte, a silent German feature film abut the battle made in 1926, and drink receptions each evening.

Credit NMM: PAF0919

Panels include:

31st May

  • Maritime Archaeology Panel Debate
  • Cultural Responses

1st June

  • The German Response
  • Naval War in the North Sea 1916-18

    Credit NMM: PAF2238

  • World War at Sea 1916-18

2nd June

  • Museum Responses
  • Commemoration

The full conference programme is available here. Tickets cost £200 for the full three days if booked before 30th April and £225 thereafter. Student tickets cost £180 and day tickets are also available. The conference dinner on 1st June will be held aboard H.M.S. Victory. Tickets for this cost £66 must be booked separately.

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