Call for Papers: Press Gangs, Conscripts and Professionals – Recruiting the Royal Navy from the Age of Sail to the Present Day

To be held at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth 6 and 7 September 2013 Keynote Address by Brian Lavery Conference Reception Onboard HMS Victory This conference will explore how the Royal Navy recruited its personnel from its earliest times to the present day, including its various branches and services such as the

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Call for Papers: 2013 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War

The George Washington University Cold War Group (GWCW), The Center for Cold War Studies (CCWS) of the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Programme of the London School of Economics and Political Science (CWSP) are pleased to announce their 2013 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War,

Call for Papers: Battle of the Atlantic – 70th Anniversary Conference

Battle of the Atlantic – 70th Anniversary Conference 23-24 May 2013 Naval Regional Headquarters, Liverpool May 2013 marks the seventieth anniversary of perhaps the major turning point in the Allied victory over the Germans in the Atlantic during the Second World War ‒ the defeat of the Uboats in mid-ocean. The official commemoration in Liverpool

Call for Papers: Historic Naval Ships Association 2013

Now is the time to start planning for the Historic Naval Ships Association 2013 Annual Conference, which will be held in Camden, NJ/Philadelphia 18-21 September. The Battleship New Jersey and Independence Seaport Museum will be co-hosting. Those with good ideas for topics or those would like to present a paper, please contact Toby Oothoudt at

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Call for Papers: Decision in the Atlantic

Friday and Saturday 17 – 18 May 2013 Department of War Studies, King’s College London In the history of warfare few campaigns have been as long, as complex or covered as large an area as the Battle of the Atlantic did in the Second World War. The contest for allied maritime communications began on the

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Call for Papers: North American Society for Oceanic History 2013 Conference

Call for Papers  The North American Society for Oceanic History 2013 Annual Conference Alpena, Michigan 15-18 May 2013   NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries will host the 2013 Annual Conference of the North American Society for Oceanic History. It will take place 15-18 May 2013 at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, in Alpena, Michigan

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Call for Papers: From Enemies to Allies – An International Conference on the War of 1812 and its Aftermath

June 12-16, 2013, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland Submission Guidelines: Call for Papers Opens: July 1, 2012 Online Call for Papers Available: July 1, 2012 Final Submission Deadline: February 1, 2013 Conference Theme: The Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, the United States Naval Academy, and the United States Navy’s Naval History and Heritage

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Call for Papers: Panel on 19th Century US Navy Exploration

Naval Historical Foundation Director and author Andy Jampoler is developing a panel for the 2013 McMullen Naval History Symposium at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, 19-20 September 2013. The panel is tentatively titled “US Navy Exploration and Adventure at Sea in the 19th Century.” Possible topics include: the United States Exploring Expedition to

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Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on Sea Literature, History, and Culture

National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 2013 Conference pcaaca.org/conference/national.php March 27-30, 2013 Washington, DC Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, with four papers or speakers each. You may propose individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a theme. Possible sea-related topics include, but are not limited to: Film, art, music, and television

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Call for Papers: Naval Expertise and the Making of the Modern World

May 10-11 2013 Wolfson College, University of Oxford This conference examines the generation of expertise in naval contexts and trace how such developments helped shape the modern world. Expertise will be considered not only as knowledge but also as methods and practices central to the evolution of modern nation-states and empires. In the search for

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Call for Papers: 2013 McMullen Naval History Symposium

The History Department of the United States Naval Academy invites proposals for papers to be presented at its 2013 McMullen Naval History Symposium in Annapolis, Maryland, on 19-20 September 2013. The 2011 symposium was extremely successful, with over 250 in attendance, and over 125 papers presented. Proposals dealing with any aspect of naval and maritime

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Call for Papers: Navy and Nation, 1688 to the Present

National Maritime Museum Conference, 25-27 July 2013 From conflict, culture and science to society, economics and politics, the Royal Navy’s relationship with Britain has always been complex and reflexive. It has been the nation’s primary arm of defence and the means by which empire was expanded and sustained. In both peace and war, it has

Call for Papers: International Journal of Naval History

The International Journal of Naval History recently put out a call for papers, with a particular interest in naval and maritime scholarship related to World War I. The 100th anniversary of that conflict is approaching, and historians and scholars are asked to submit papers to the IJNH editorial board for consideration. IJNH is an online,

Brigadier General James L. Collins Jr. Book Prize in Military History

The U.S. Commission on Military History announces the inauguration of the Brigadier General James L. Collins Jr. Book Prize in Military History. The prize entails a $1,000 award to the author of any nationality of the best book written in English on U.S. military history published during 2009, 2010, and 2011. The Collins Book Prize