Conference report: Social Dynamics in Atlantic Ports, XIVth-XXIst Centuries, Oostende, Belgium

The International Colloquium of the Governance of the Atlantic Ports held their annual conference on April 24th – 26th. Under the topic Social Dynamics in Atlantic Ports 14th to 21st century, the conference took place in Oostende by the Belgium North Sea coast. The presentations were mainly on social and economic history, and the glue […]

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The Sea in the 20th – 21st Centuries and the ‘Forbidden Migrations’. Lisbon, 28-29 November 2019

Papers are sought for an upcoming conference in Lisbon, 28-29 November 2019 on the topic of ‘forbidden migrations’. Abstracts are due June 15th. See below for additional info: The Institute of Contemporary History is organizing the second edition of the conference “The Sea in the 20th – 21st Centuries”, having as topic the irregular human […]

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House Histories Workshop in Portsmouth, May 11

Have you ever wanted to research the history of your house? This workshop offers an introduction to house histories with house historian Melanie Backe-Hansen and design historian Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan. It covers information and practical advice on how to research the history of your house, who lived in it and how it was decorated […]

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CANBERRA, Australia (Feb. 10, 2015) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Vice Adm. Tim Barrett, the Australian chief of navy, lay wreaths at the Royal Australian Navy Memorial on Anzac Parade. Greenert and Barrett placed the wreaths at the monument in honor of the men and women of Australia's sea service.

The Naval History Blog: No. 9

Why Naval History Matters First, we should establish what, in fact, is history. Is it the recitation of strings of dates, glorious military and naval victories, lists of kings and queens: or is it, as has been said, simply ‘one f…..g thing after another’?[1] E H Carr asked the question ‘What is history?’ He defined […]

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CFP: North Atlantic Fisheries History Conference

The North Atlantic Fisheries History Association seeks paper proposals for their upcoming conference in Reykjavik, Iceland, October 17-19, 2019. Abstracts are due May 31, and a limited number of travel bursaries and conference fee waivers are available for PhD students. More info below: Re-visiting Fisheries History – Re-visiting Iceland The introduction of the 200nm Exclusive […]

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The Saga Oseberg (lanched in 2012), which is a replica of the Oseberg vikingship that was found in Norway in 1903.

Highlights from International Maritime Archaeology Conference in Marseille 22nd-26th of October 2018

After returning from Marseille, France I would like to share some of the highlights of the International Symposium of Boat and Ship Archaeology, abbreviated ISBSA. This was their 15th conference and the second that I attended, and I enjoyed spending a week with friends and colleagues who are just as excited about shipbuilding as I […]

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