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CFP: ‘Wooden Walls and Stone Bastions’

The Nautical Archaeology Society and the Ordnance Society are excited to be co-hosting a two-day conference, ‘Wooden Walls and Stone Bastions’, examining how ship and ordnance remains found on land and under the sea help our understanding of our maritime past. It will be held at the University of Portsmouth from 16-17 November, 2019. The […]

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CFP: Maritime Spaces, Shows, and the Nineteenth-Century City

Maritime Spaces is a one-day conference taking place on Friday 12 April 2019 at University College Cork. The confirmed keynote speakers are: Graeme Milne, Senior Lecturer in Modern History, University of Liverpool Clare Pettitt, Professor of Nineteenth Century Literature and Culture, KCL The Call For Papers is currently open. In recent decades, circum-Atlantic and global […]

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Roll of Honour_St Wilfrids

PTUC & Heritage Lottery Funded Bids: 20 Streets in Portsmouth – final event

Where: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street, Buckland, Portsmouth. When: 25th March, 10.30am-3pm The completed 20 Streets project is culminating in an event which will review the work which has taken place over the last year to research the lives of the men listed on the war memorials in St Wilfrid’s Church, Portsmouth. All are invited to […]

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Home of Captain William Kidd and Sarah Kidd,1699

The Pirate Next Door: Wives, Families and Communities in the ‘Golden Age’ of Piracy

Pirates have many names—freebooters, brethren of the coast, members of the company, buccaneers. Throughout the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, thousands of pirates stalked the seas, attacking merchant vessels trading in the West Indies, West Africa, and North America. This period of violence and thievery has been well documented and immortalized as the ‘Golden […]

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Marine Museum, Karlskrona, Sweden

CFP: International Approaches to Naval Cities and Dockyards

19-20 October 2017 Swedish Naval Museum, Karlskrona We invite proposals for papers related to naval cities and dockyards from any time period. Researchers in all fields are encouraged to participate, including ethnologists, archaeologists, sociologists, economists, and historians from any relevant sub-fields, including but not limited to social, cultural, urban, economic, strategic, and naval history. We […]

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