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Call for Papers
July 15, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Business History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, World History / Studies


Atlantic has been one of the most active trading area for centuries, and trade connectivity between Atlantic Europe is one of the most studied topics in economic history. Atlantic has had complex trade patterns and routes in the past and, on the other hand, it has been both a trading area and a transit area, linking Europe with the rest of the world through not only by the East-West transatlantic structure of  maritime networks ,but also combining North-South and South-North trade connectivity.

Concrete topics are

 Maritime networks and hierarchies, regarding the structure and performance of shipping

 Port efficiency, referring to the performance of a port or group of ports, connecting hinterlands with global markets; such as transport and logistics infrastructures

 Hinterland connectivity, involving multiple players and institutions contributing to economic development

Hybrid Mode

Due to financing, health, and uncertain times we currently live in, the conference will hold in a hybrid mode (online and in person). Online intervention will be prioritized for participants from Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Papers‘ publication

Selected papers will be published (peer-reviewers process). The organization will inform about the specific instructions concerning submission of proposals (author´s guidelines)

Young Scholars Award

Participants aged less than 35 years will be able to be awarded with a Young Scholars Award. All participants registered with less than 35 years will be candidates. The scientific committee will assess the quality of the article presented, as well as the quality of the presentation of the communication. The winner will be known once the Conference ends. The winner will receive an honorary diploma issued by the Scientific Committee of the Atlantic Ports Governance Network. The paper will be included into the Conference publication.

Author´s instructions

Proposals containing an abstract title and an abstract in English of max. 500 words together with a short bio of max. 250 words should be sent to https://forms.gle/41QFPxanauTGUJuW6 before July 15th 2022. You will be informed on the acceptance of your abstract per mail no later than July 30th 2022. Previous submitted proposals will be retained and reviewed by the Scientific Committee. Oral presentations may be in any of the four official conference languages (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese), but the Power Point presentations should be in English.

More Info: https://gobernanzapuertosatlanticos.jimdosite.com/


Jesús Ángel SolórzanoTelechea, University of Cantabria

Organizing Commitee

María Álvarez Fernández, University of Oviedo. Iñaki Bazán Díaz, University of Basque Country. Daniel Castillo Hidalgo, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Roman Czaja, University Nicolaus Copernicus of Torun. Inazio Conde Mendoza, University of Cantabria. Gilberto Fernández Escalante, University of Cantabria. Pablo García Fuente. University of Cantabria. José Damián González Arce, University of Murcia. Fernando Martín Pérez, University of Cantabria. Ana María Rivera Medina, UNED Madrid.

Scientific Committee

Daniel Castillo Hidalgo, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Sylviane Llinares, University of Bretagne-Sud. Tomás A. Mantecón Movellán, University of Cantabria. Amélia Polonia, University of Porto. Ofelia Rey Castelao, Universityof Santiago de Compostela .Ana Maria Rivera Medina, UNED Madrid. Jesús Ángel Solórzano Telechea, University of Cantabria. Miguel Suárez Bosa, Universityof Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. 

Contact Info: 

GOBPORT Research Group University of Cantabria Dpt. Ciencias Históricas Edificio Interfacultativo Av.de los Castross/n. 39005. Santander. Cantabria. Spain. 

Prof. Jesús Ángel Solórzano-Telechea

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