Author Archive | Melanie Bassett

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CFP: The SAHGB Annual Symposium 2018: Architecture, the Built Environment, and the Aftermath of the First World War

CFP deadline: 11 November 2017, 11am Symposium: 9 June 2018 at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London in the Wolfson Conference Room The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) are keen to engage with urban and cultural historians who do not identify as architectural historians but whose work has obvious implications […]

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CFP: The First World War at Sea: Conflict, culture and commemoration

Submission deadline: 1st January 2018 Conference: 8-10 November 2018, The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, United Kingdom The AHRC’s ‘Gateways to the First World War’ public engagement centre and the NMM are hosting a conference which will explore the First World War at sea through wide-ranging themes designed to provide a forum for interdisciplinary research and new perspectives on the […]

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CFP: Maritime Exploration and Memory

Submission deadline: 1st December 2017 Conference: 13-15 September 2018, The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK. To mark the opening of its new exploration wing in September 2018, the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, invites proposals for papers centred on the role and significance of memory in histories of maritime exploration.  Over the last few decades maritime […]

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CFP: Panel ‘Challenges or opportunities? The social fabric of colonial port cities, 1500-1850.’

Organisers of the panel ‘Challenges or opportunities? The social fabric of colonial port cities, 1500-1850’ are looking for speakers to present at the 14th International Conference on Urban History in Rome (29th August-1st September 2018). The panel fits into the rising interest in global history. The digitalization of colonial archives also stimulated new research on […]

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Bartholomew Roberts with his ship and captured merchant ships in the background. A copper engraving from 'A History of the Pyrates' by Captain Charles Johnson c. 1724

CFP: Buccaneers, Corsairs, Pirates and Privateers – Connecting the Early Modern Seas. International Symposium, 13-14 April 2018

International Symposium, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg & University of Bielefeld Bielefeld University (Germany), 13-14 April 2018 Deadline for submissions: 9 August 2017 Until recently manifestations of piracy as well as of its state-sanctioned counterpart, privateering, were mostly discussed as geographically isolated cultural phenomena. Depictions of armed robbery at sea in the early modern period have traditionally tended to focus […]

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