A conference at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th November 2018.
Focused on both naval and mercantile marine contexts, the conference will place the experience of the maritime war within the historical settings of the years preceding and following the conflict. Conference themes will provide a forum for interdisciplinary research and new perspectives on the subject.
Keynote speakers: Professors Andrew Lambert, King’s College London; Jan Rüger, Birkbeck, University of London and Matthew Seligmann, Brunel, University of London.
Further details, including full programme and ticket booking can be found here.
Gateways to the First World War is able to cover the cost of a limited number of places at this conference for members of community project groups. Due to the cost of the tickets, we can only offer one free place per project group. To be eligible, the community group must have had a project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund’s First World War: Then and Now scheme or the group must have been in contact with our Community Heritage Researcher, Dr Sam Carroll, to discuss developing an application to the scheme. The project must have a clear connection with the maritime history of the First World War.
To apply for a free place, please contact Dr Zoë Denness at firstname.lastname@example.org providing a short paragraph outlining your project and giving some details about why a place at the conference would be useful to your project by Monday 22nd October.
Each free place will include attendance at all three days of the conference; attendees will need to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements.
Full price and concessionary tickets can be purchased through the conference website.