Category: Conferences

11th Maritime Heritage Conference

Annual Meeting & Maritime Heritage Conference

  The 11th Maritime Heritage Conferene, the 45th Annual Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships, the 55th Annual Meeting of the National Maritime Historical Society and the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Steamship Historical Society of America will come…

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Annual Meeting in Charleston, SC

The NMHS Annual Conference will take place 15–17 May, 2017 in Charleston, SC, in conjunction with the North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH) annual conference and the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine. We…

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Tall Ships Challenge Boston 2017

TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE®: Boston, 17–22 June 2017

strong>Tall Ships America is collaborating with Sail Training International for a transatlantic Tall Ships Regatta* marking the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation. The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta will bring ships from European host ports to Boston on 17–22 June and…

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Tall Ships Challenge Charleston 2017

TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE®: Charleston – May 19-21, 2017

Charleston welcomes the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Atlantic Coast 2017 series for Tall Ships® Charleston 2017. This event will offer a fantastic opportunity for visitors to step aboard many beautiful tall ships from across the world. As part of Tall Ships…

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History Cruise Aboard SS John W. Brown

Living History Cruise Aboard SS John W. Brown Sunday, 18 September 2016 Sail back into World War II aboard a national treasure. SS John W.  Brown carries you back into wartime. Experience life aboard the last remaining troop ship from…

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Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes 2016

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Cartography Conference at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

  Keeping Our Bearings: Maps, Navigation, Shipwrecks and the Unknown 13–14 November at the New Bedford Whaling Museum Optional additional related programming offered on 15 November The first cartography conference held at the New Bedford Whaling Museum examines our connection…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Joint NASOH, NAFHA, SHNM Conference 2016

Periculum maris spes lucri superat: Fisheries, Trade, Defense and the North Atlantic World A Joint Conference of the North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH), North Atlantic Fisheries History Association (NAFHA), and the Society for the History of Naval Medicine…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: War of 1812 Symposium

6th Annual International War of 1812 Symposium Oswego, NY 1–3 April 2016 Proposals are invited for papers to be read and optionally published as part of the 6th Annual International War of 1812 Symposium at Oswego, NY, 1–3 April 2016….

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NMHS 2015 Annual Meeting: a Recap

The National Maritime Historical Society’s 2015 annual meeting was held this past weekend in Annapolis, Maryland, hosted by the US Naval Academy Museum and its senior curator, James Cheevers. For those who couldn’t attend, we’d like to share this brief…

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Worldwide Ferry Safety Association Conference

2015 Ferry Safety and Technology Conference 16–17 April Alexander Hamilton US Custom House, New York, New York The Worldwide Ferry Safety Association is presenting its first conference for the promotion of global ferry safety. The theme: Ferry Safety and Technology:…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: GUNS FROM THE SEA III – Ordnance Society Conference

The Ordnance Society’s third Guns from the Sea conference will be held 4–5 September 2015 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Conference papers presented the latest ordnance finds found in or from the sea, as well as significant historical research into ship-borne…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 17th International Congress of Maritime Museums

The 17th International Congress of Maritime Museums will be held 1–6 November in Hong Kong, in coordination with the Hong Kong Maritime Museum.  One day of the program is planned around an excursion to Macao and the Macao Maritime Museum….

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10th Maritime Heritage Conference: Review and Papers

  The 10th Maritime Heritage Conference 17–21 September in Norfolk, Virginia, was a tremendous success. There is no substitute for the exchange of ideas among colleagues, the opportunity to hear about projects, successes and challenges of others in the many areas and…

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