This is a cross-posting from H-Maritime, added here because I heard from the Organising Committee that they are particularly interested in contributions from the field of African maritime history, especially by researchers from Africa. The submission deadline for paper proposals has been extended to 31 October 2015.
Call for Papers: Seventh International Congress of Maritime History Conference
Date: 27 June- 1 July 2016
Location: Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia 27
Submission Deadline: June 2015 [extended to 31 October 2015]
Theme: “Old Worlds, New Worlds? Emerging themes in Maritime History”
Host: Murdoch University, the Western Australian Maritime Museum, and the Australian Association for Maritime History
The Organizing Committee appointed by the International Maritime Economic History Association invite proposals for panels and papers to be presented at its 2016 7th International Congress of Maritime History. The Congress will be hosted by Murdoch University, the Western Australian Maritime Museum and the Australian Association for Maritime History and held at Murdoch University, Perth Australia.
The theme for the conference is “Old Worlds, New Worlds? Emerging themes in Maritime History”. As with previous congresses, ICMH7 has adopted a broad concept of maritime history, treating it as an interdisciplinary discipline that covers all historical periods and areas and all aspects of humankind’s relationship with the sea from ancient times to the present.
Papers will be welcome on a wide range of research areas reflecting people and their activities and interest in, on, around and under the waters of the world.
The Conference theme provides opportunities for researchers to share their work with colleagues in their area of interest and with researchers in allied fields.
Participants are invited to submit a short proposal in English (maximum 350 words) indicating the scope of their intended panel or paper, together with a short biographical note. Submitted by June 2015.
Papers from the Congress will be considered for publication by the International Maritime History Association in the International Journal of Maritime History or in the accompanying series Research in Maritime History. To submit a paper for the conference, please click on the link to Conference Maker: <www.murdoch.edu.au/School-of-Management-and-Governance/Latest-news-and-events/ICMH7/>
For general inquires please contact: <ICMH7@murdoch.edu.au>