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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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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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Engaging with the Past Reading Group

Engaging with the Past is a heritage and public history reading group which aims to discuss, debate and share ideas concerning ‘heritage’ through contemporary cultural production and the representation of the past – through management, public engagement, and various methods of dissemination. It is hoped that this reading group can provide an opportunity for friendly […]

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