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CfP: Central Governments and the Resolution of Maritime Conflicts, 1200–1600. FCSH-Nova University of Lisbon, 25-26 October 2018

In the Middle Ages, maritime conflict has developed hand in hand with international trade. Over time, specific institutions were established to address disputes arising from violence or mishap at sea and in coastal areas. Recent historiography emphasises that late-medieval merchants, together with consuetudinary law and common legal practices, relied on the legal autonomy of municipal […]

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“Silent and Secret” A Conference Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Navy’s At Sea Deterrent. 15/16 June 2018

15 June 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of HMS Resolution, the Royal Navy’s first Polaris SSBN (Nuclear Ballistic Missile Submarine), commencing her first operational patrol. This conference, to be hosted by the National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, will explore the history of the Royal’s […]

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IPPMSN

CfP: IPPMSN Annual Conference, Hull, 25-26 July

The International Postgraduate Port and Maritime Studies Network Annual Conference will be held at the University of Hull, Maritime Historical Studies Centre on 25 – 26 July. The organisers are calling for papers from postgraduates and ECRs of any discipline who incorporate any aspect of port and maritime studies. Please see here for more information: IPPMSN […]

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View from inside the 'Hot Walls' fortifications in Old Portsmouth.

PTUC Filming

The sun was shining in Portsmouth today, and provided the perfect conditions for our Port Towns filming! We have commissioned a series of short vignettes which will introduce our research and projects. Keep a look out for their launch on the website later this year! In the interim, here is a short report on the […]

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Außenansicht des Museums für Hamburgische Geschichte, Foto SHMH Sinje Hasheider

CfP: ICMM Regional Conference on ‘Ports. Nodes of Globalisation. History, Perspectives, Museums.’

Who: International Congress of Maritime Museums Where: Hamburg, Germany When: 17th to 19th October 2018    Background Ports have always been hubs of global economic and socio-cultural relationships. As interfaces between water and land, between seas, rivers and canals on the one hand and cities, roads, railways and the hinterland on the other hand, they have […]

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