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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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Boat Building at Bridport Harbour, c.19th Century.
By Permission of Bridport Town Council

The Naval History Blog: No. 8

Why maritime history matters: Maritime highways – A personal journey. In his Pulitzer Prize winning book aptly titled The Prize, Daniel Yergin quotes Admiral ‘Jacky’ Fisher as telling Winston Churchill, on the latter’s appointment to First Lord of the Admiralty in September 1911, ‘east of Suez oil is cheaper than coal.’[1] It later became clear […]

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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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