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Cutty Sark

Event: Cutty Sark 150th anniversary conference, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 6-7 Feb 2020

Global trade, global lives: the maritime community since the nineteenth century Thursday and Friday, 6-7 February 2020 Lecture Theatre, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich 2019 marked 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 […]

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‘Where Empires Collide’- book your place at the Naval Dockyards Conference 2020

The Naval Dockyards Society have unveiled the programme for their 2020 conference, taking place at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, on 4 April. This one-day conference will examine the role and scope of naval bases and naval support facilities in and around the Indian Ocean. Were bases built to defend colonies, control colonies, or to […]

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CfP: Global Maritime History, ‘Maritime Languages Digital Conference’ (deadline 20 January 2020)

Global Maritime History are hosting their second online conference in April 2020. Whether through signals and semaphore or the particular terminologies of ship-board life, maritime communities have developed their own ways of communicating. Understanding or lack thereof, of these “maritime languages” could set communities apart or bring them together. This conference seeks to explore maritime […]

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West India Dock London

Event: CEISR Research Seminar, ‘City of Creoles: West Indian Absentees and the Re-imagining of Later Georgian London’

‘City of Creoles: West Indian Absentees and the Re-imagining of Later Georgian London’ Dr Natalie Zacek, University of Manchester This paper examines the ways in which the influx of absentee planters and their families from Britain’s West Indian colonies reshaped the urban development and elite society of London from the conclusion of the Seven Years’ […]

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Uncertain Futures

Event: ‘Uncertain Futures: Child migration to Canada, 1870-1970’, Liverpool, 26 November

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) Research Institute for Literature and Cultural History Research Seminar Where: LJMU, Mount Pleasant, John Foster Building, room 1.27 When: Tuesday 26 November, 5.30-7.00pm Dr Steven J. Taylor (University of Leicester) ‘ ‘Uncertain Futures: Child migration to Canada, 1870-1970.’ All welcome      

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CfP: ‘Where Empires Collide: Dockyards and Naval Bases in and around the Indian Ocean’. Naval Dockyards Society

CfP deadline: 30 November 2019 Conference: 4 April 2020 National Maritime Museum, Greenwich This one-day conference will examine the role of naval bases and naval support facilities in and around the Indian Ocean. Some suggested themes follow but submissions are invited on new research or a new interpretation of related topics. Were bases built to […]

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