New Researchers

At this conference, new researchers are invited to present their research in a supportive and friendly environment.

It is held in March each year, and the location moves around Britain and is hosted by a variety of universities and museums.

Swansea harbour
Swansea – location for our 2009 New Researchers’ Conference
Speakers at 2010 Conference, University of Exeter
Sarah Kinkel and Timothy Daniel speakers at the 2010 conference

Next conference

The New Researchers in Maritime History Conference, 10th– 11th April 2015,

University of Greenwich

The twenty-second New Researchers in Maritime History Conference will be hosted by the University of Greenwich in the historic Old Royal Naval College. The conference provides a unique opportunity for emerging scholars to present their work to a supportive audience in one of the world’s most iconic maritime settings.

Paper Proposals

The deadline for submission was 12th January 2015, however, we strongly encourage you to apply next year with you best Paper Proposal for the chance to be selected.

Delegate Registration

Anyone interested in attending the conference without presenting a paper is warmly invited to register via our booking site

Registration Information

The registration fee includes a welcome reception including keynote address on the Friday evening; lunch and refreshments throughout the day on the Saturday plus conference materials.

£35 standard fee; £30 student fee; presenters attend for free.

Contact the conference secretariat at: +44 (0)20 8331 8706 or

If you should need any further information or have any queries then please do not hesitate to contact:

Vania Caldeira, Maritime History Secretariat, University of Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London SE10 9LS

Tel: 020 8331 8706

2015 Programme

Download the programme here New Researchers in Maritime History Conference 2015 (draft programme)
Previous conferences

Dr Maria Fusaro, University of Exeter 2010
2010 New Reseachers’ Conference