The New Silk Road and Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia: Investments, New Immigrants, Transnational Connections and Cultural Identities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 10, 2018
Location: 
Thailand
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Maritime History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Southeast Asian History / Studies

Rationale

 

Book Series Announcement - Maritime Humanities, 1400-1800: Cultures of the Sea

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
June 14, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

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

The Archaeology of War

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 22, 2018 to June 23, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Australian and New Zealand History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Military History, Public History

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.

Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in the History of the Atlantic World

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019
Location: 
Nova Scotia, Canada
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Slavery

 

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.

(CFP) The Sea in the 20th Century: Globalization, Science, Networks and Heritage (Lisbon, December 6 and 7, 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 31, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Maritime History / Studies, Historic Preservation

CONFERENCE

The Sea in the 20th Century: Globalization, Science, Networks and Heritage

Lisbon, December 6 and 7, 2018

 

39th Annual Music of the Sea Symposium at Mystic Seaport Museum

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 8, 2018 to June 9, 2018
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Music and Music History, Maritime History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies

Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT, June 8 & 9, 2018.

Mystic Seaport's 39th Annual “Music of the Sea” Symposium

Deadline extended to 29. Jan- Call for Papers Viscous Space

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 29, 2018
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Urban Design and Planning, Maritime History / Studies, Geography

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...

Call for Applications: Archaeology Field School in Bermuda

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
May 27, 2018 to June 24, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archaeology, Atlantic History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Slavery

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.

Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe, 'On the Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from Prehistory to AD 1500'

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
January 23, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Archaeology, Maritime History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

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.

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