Call for Conference Chairs -- 8th Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 14, 2018 to June 1, 2018
Location: 
Rhode Island, United States
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Asian History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies

-in the sailing of the ships through the ocean for the profit of mankind – Surah 2:164

The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art

 

2nd International Congress on Ottoman Studies (OSARK)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 15, 2018
Location: 
Albania
Subject Fields: 
Maritime History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Military History, Nationalism History / Studies, Political History / Studies
 
Dear colleagues, 

The 2nd International Congress on Ottoman Studies (OSARK) is going to be held between 17-20 October 2018 in Tirana, Albania. The event represents a unique opportunity for sharing information within the community of Ottoman scholars worldwide. 
We would be honoured to see you in the congress with your proceedings.

Sincerely,

Deadline for Submission: 1 Mayıs/May 2018

CfP: Central Governments and the Resolution of Maritime Conflicts, 1200–1600 // Lisbon, 25-26 October 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Maritime History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

In the Middle Ages, maritime conflict has developed hand in hand with international trade. Over time, specific institutions were established to address disputes arising from violence or mishap at sea and in coastal areas. Recent historiography emphasises that late-medieval merchants, together with consuetudinary law and common legal practices, relied on the legal autonomy of municipal governments to resolve maritime and commercial conflicts.

'From sailors’ chests to sailors’ homes: Finnish seamen and domesticity in the early 20th century', Laika Nevalainen, European University Institute

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
April 24, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Maritime History / Studies, European History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Social History / Studies

FREE talk in central London

All welcome

17:15-18:30, 24 April 2018

Wolfson Room I, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London, WC1 7HU

CFP - CONCHA 1st Workshop: Crossing seas, Rising islands, Connecting people

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
November 14, 2018 to November 16, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Atlantic History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Humanities, Maritime History / Studies

CONCHA is a MSCA-RISE project focused on “The construction of early modern global Cities and oceanic networks in the Atlantic: An approach via Ocean’s Cultural Heritage. The main goal of this 1st Workshop is to join researchers from CONCHA’s partner institutions, but not exclusively, and to highlight the ongoing scientific debate on the topic.

2019 National Library of Australia Fellowships round now open - applications closing 30 April 2018

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 1, 2018 to April 30, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Australian and New Zealand History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies

Applications are now open for the 2019 National Library of Australia Fellowships which support in-depth collection research across a broad range of disciplines.  These prestigious funded Fellowships are available to established or emerging scholars from Australia and overseas to undertake 12 weeks of intensive research using the National Library of Australia’s extraordinary 10 million item collection.  

Translating Sea-Level Change in Urban Life: Policies, Practices and their Intersections in Island Southeast Asia (A Roundtable Symposium)

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
May 28, 2018 to May 29, 2018
Location: 
Indonesia
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Maritime History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

An International Roundtable Symposium hosted by the EMERSA project (funded by the DFG´s SPP 1889 Regional Sea Level Change and Society initiative)

ABOUT:
The symposium aims to bring together researchers from the social sciences, the humanities and area studies, together with practitioners and policymakers that work across a diverse range of themes related to the lived and experiential aspects of (relative) sea level change in urban Southeast Asia.

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