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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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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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Approaching the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

New Perspectives on Coastal and Maritime Communities

On Friday 5 July PTUC convened a symposium on ‘New Perspectives on Coastal and Maritime Communities.’ Hosted in the atmospheric Boardroom of the Royal Museums Greenwich, the aims of the symposium were to take stock of the current state of research in this area, to continue our development of networks between researchers, academics, practitioners, and […]

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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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