Maritime History Conference

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Conference

If you attend just one conference this year - register now to attend the International Congress on Maritime History in Perth, Western Australia. This event is co-hosted by the Australian Association for Maritime History and Murdoch University for the International Maritime Economic History Association and the International Commission for Maritime History.

This is the first time that this conference series has been held outside of the UK/Europe.

Conference Programme Highlights

  • The AAMH will also be releasing a special Dirk Hartog issue of The Great Circle during the conference.
  • Broad range of papers
  • Visit to HMAS Stirling (conditions permitting)
  • Welcome Reception
  • Conference dinner at the Fremantle Sailing Club
  • Special session and tour of the Maritime Museum of Western Australia

The website for the conference is here: http://www.cvent.com/events/international-congress-on-marine-history-icmh7/event-summary-79319625750e4198a9c09e9658b7f684.aspx

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Breaking News

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Launch of Special Issue of the Great Circle

  • AAMH is co hosting the International Congress on Maritime History in 2016 - The Call for Papers has been issued. See: http://www.murdoch.edu.au/School-of-Management-and-Governance/Latest-news-and-events/ICMH7/
  • Check out the Conference programme for the launch of the special Dirk Hartog Great Circle.

     

    Previous President's Log news

  • Come and visit the AAMH at Maritime Day 31 October Victoria Quay Fremantle. Not in WA? Why not go and have a look at a port near you.
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  • Commemorate the 300th anniversary of Captain William Dampier's death by joining the AAMH and asking for a back copy of the Dampier special issue of the Great Circle.
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    Scandanavia

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    Danish, Swedish and Norwegian shipping companies and seafarers have been and are still prominent in Australian maritime trade. These countries value their maritime heritage and support a range of maritime museums and monuments.

    • Bergen showing the Bryggen area and beyond into the Fjord

      Bergen showing the Bryggen area and beyond into the Fjord

    • Mariners Memorial in Bergen, Norway

      Mariners Memorial in Bergen, Norway

    • Vasa Museum, Stockholm

      Vasa Museum, Stockholm

    • FRAM museum, OSLO

      FRAM museum, OSLO

    • Hanseatic settlement site at Bryggen, Bergen

      Hanseatic settlement site at Bryggen, Bergen