Thursday, January 31, 2008

 

5th IMEHA International Congress of Maritime History

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More than 250 papers will be presented by expert speakers from over thirty countries at this major five-day International Congress (23-27 June 2008), to be held in the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Every possible aspect and periods of the maritime past across five continents will be covered, with sessions on merchant shipping, naval history, medieval maritime history, maritime policy and governance, defence and security, fishing and fisheries, maritime culture and communities, port labour, seafarers, maritime disasters, maritime imperial history, piracy, Mediterranean shipping and trade, maritime archaeology, heritage and tourism, technology, shipbuilding.

There will also be Keynote Lectures by Professor Gopalan Balachandran, Professor Nicholas Rodger and Dr David Williams and a session in which the editors of the major maritime journals, including Mariner’s Mirror, exchange views on their publication policy with the audience.

Social events include a Welcome Reception in The Queen’s House, National Maritime Museum, and a Congress Dinner in The Painted Hall.

Queries/Questions/Advice
Please direct all queries and requests for letters of invitation directly to Suzanne Bowles using the Congress email address imeha2008@greenwich.ac.uk or telephone her on +44 (0)20 8331 7688.



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