Interdisciplinary in its approach, Maritime Humanities, 1400–1800: Cultures of the Sea puts maritime humanities at the centre of a transnational historiographical scholarship that seeks to transform traditional land-based histories of states and nations by focusing on the cultural meanings of the early modern ocean. The series welcomes books from across the full range of humanities subjects, and invites submissions that con
2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, and the end of a four-year round of commemorative and other historical events associated with 1914–1918. While centenary moments have sparked the funding of commemorative monuments, exhibitions and other events, there has been comparatively little public engagement with the archaeology of sites associated with war. In June 2018 the Australian National Maritime Museum will host a conference to investigate the relationships between public remembrance and archaeology.
Position # 40015: Acadia University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the History of the Atlantic World. Tier 2 chairholders are exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. We seek an active researcher who will bring a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to this position.
The Sea in the 20th Century: Globalization, Science, Networks and Heritage
Lisbon, December 6 and 7, 2018
Colonel Richard W. Ulbrich
Memorial Book Award
Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT, June 8 & 9, 2018.
Mystic Seaport's 39th Annual “Music of the Sea” Symposium
The deadline for Conference Papers: "Viscous Space- the physical materiality of the North Sea between solid and liquid" has been extended to Januarry 29th!
Call posted on H-Net: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/1106481/viscous-spac...
Archaeology Field School on Smith's Island, Bermuda
Sponsored by the University of Rochester
Application Deadline: April 1, 2018
Spend four weeks learning about archaeology and history in Great Britain's oldest colony! Live in a 400-year-old town (A UNESCO World Heritage Site) and commute to work by boat. Prior archaeological experience or knowledge of early American history is not required, nor do you need to be an archaeology, anthropology or history major.
FREE central London event
Talk & wine reception
17:15-18:30, 23 January 2018
Wolfson Room I, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London, WC1 7HU
Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe will be speaking about his new book, On the Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from Prehistory to AD 1500.