Maritime History Beyond 2000: Visions of
Sea and Shore
11 - 14 December, 2001
West Australian Maritime Museum
Cliff Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
An International Conference on Maritime History and Heritage,
organised by The Australian Association for Maritime History at the West
Australian Maritime Museum, Cliff Street, Fremantle 11-14 December 2001
The Western Australian Maritime Museum
The International Commission of Maritime History
The International Maritime Economic History Association
The aim of this conference is to bring together historians
and all others interested in maritime history in order to present the
latest findings in maritime historical research and heritage studies,
to review the state of the discipline in all its aspects, and map out
pathways for research in the 21st century. Papers are invited on all aspects
of maritime history, especially on the following general themes:
Cultural images and heritage
Commerce and trade
Shipping and ship building
Ports and port cities
Fisheries and fishing communities
Naval history and strategic studies
Labour and unionism
Authors are encouraged, as far as possible, to adopt a comparative
approach and address the following questions: What are the main research
priorities for maritime history in the 21th Century? How does your research
contribute to this international research agenda?
The conference will include the 2001 Executive Council Meeting
of the International Commission of Maritime History.
Professor Frank Broeze Department of History, University
of Western Australia. A past President of the International Commission
of Maritime History, Professor Broeze is a leading international maritime
historian. His books include Brides of the Sea, Mr Brooks and the Australian
Trade, Maritime History at the Crossroads and Island Nation, A History
of Australians and the Sea.
Dr Gelina Harlaftis Department of Maritime Studies, University
of Piraeus. Currently Vice-Chairperson of the Editorial Board of the International
Journal of Maritime History, Dr Harlaftis is Greece's leading maritime
historian. Her books include Greek Shipowners and Greece, Greek Seamen
and Greek Steamships, A History of Greek -owned Shipping, and with D.
Starkey Global markets: the Internationalisation of Sea Transport Industries
Deadline for registration with standard fee and for submission
of abstracts is 1st September 2001.
Standard conference fee (before 1st September) A$200.
Standard conference fee (after 1st September) A$250
Student conference fee (please attach proof of enrolment) A$75.
Conference dinner A$45
A Registration Form and additional information will be available
on the soon to be activated conference web site at http://mh2001.murdoch.edu.au
The Email address of the convenors is at email@example.com
A colour brochure is available from the email address on request.
Travel Bursary Available
Travel bursary for Fremantle maritime history conference available.
At the 1999 meeting of the International Council for Maritime History
executive council resolved that a travel bursary of up to US$1000 be offered
to attend whichever ICMH-sanctioned conference hosted the 2001 meeting
of the council. The ICMH 2001 meeting will be held during Maritime history
beyond 2000: visions of sea and shore 11-14 December 2001, Fremantle,
Western Australia, which is being organised by the Australian Association
for Maritime History.
The bursary is open to any scholar wishing to offer a paper
which complies with the requirements set out in the Fremantle conference's
Call for Papers and whom would otherwise have to attend entirely or virtually
entirely at his or her own expense. The Award Committee reserves the right
to discriminate in favour of applications from young scholars and/or those
from outside Australia, North America and the EU.
Applications for the bursary are now invited and should be
Dr Atle Thowsen,
President, ICMH Bergens Sjofartsmuseum,
Postboks 2736 N-5026
Fax: +47 55 31 23 67
Closing date is 30 April 2001.
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