New Researchers Conference

Research degree students and independent scholars are warmly encouraged to share their work at our annual New Researchers Conference.

Student and Research Prizes

Are you a student working on maritime history? Apply for our Undergraduate and Postgraduate prizes.

News archive

Coastal connections webinar series

From the perspective of colonial engineering, coasts are portals of globalization and key nodes of worldwide...

Call for papers - New Researchers in Maritime History

The British Commission for Maritime History (BCMH), in association with the Chatham Historic Dockyard...

King's Seminars - Autumn term 2021

We take pleasure in announcing the programme for the King’s Maritime History seminars for the autumn...

Undergraduate Prize Winners 2021 announced

Each year, the British Commission awards a small number of £75 prizes recognising excellence in...

MA Modern History, Global City Bursary

An exciting opportunity to join the History Department at Liverpool John Moores University and to work...

Call for papers - Peter N Davies Online Seminar (CPMH)

In honour of the late Peter Davies, the Centre for Port & Maritime History (CPMH) is launching a...

Call for papers - Centre for Port and Maritime History Annual Conference

Conference Theme: Identities, Nations, Seas Online event: Thursday & Friday 9 & 10 September...

Doctoral & Masters prize winners announced

The COVID 19 pandemic has had a significant impact on post-graduate research this year. From the evidence...

Mike Stammers Memorial Lecture 2021

The Centre for Port and Maritime History Mike Stammers Memorial Lecture was this year delivered ONLINE...

Registration for New Researchers Conference is now full

New Researchers in Maritime History on-line Conference 12 & 13 March 2021 This annual conference,...

Announcing the winner of the John Armstrong Prize

The British Commission for Maritime History (BCMH) is pleased to announce that this year's John Armstrong...

King's Seminars - Spring term 2021

We are pleased to announce the Spring term programme of King's Seminars which will be held remotely via...

Online event - New Researchers in Maritime History Conference 2021

Virtual event 12 - 13 March 2021 The BCMH twenty-sixth conference for new researchers is now fully booked....

Workshop Report - The Craft of Writing Maritime History

Report of a workshop on Saturday 30th November 2019 To further its aim to ‘advance the education...

King's Seminars, 2020-21

The King’s Maritime History Seminars will be re-starting with three, fully-online events in the...

Prizes for Undergraduate Achievement in Maritime History, 2020

The British Commission awards a small number of £75 prizes each year recognising excellence in...

New Researchers Conference 2021

Chatham Dockyard, 12-13 March 2021 The British Commission for Maritime History (BCMH), in association...

New Researchers Conference 2020

The New Researchers Conference scheduled for 27-28 March 2020 has been postponed due to the coronovarius...

New Researchers 2020 Call for Papers

The British Commission for Maritime History, in association with the Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust,...

Mike Stammers Memorial Lecture 8 May 2019

The Mike Stammers Memorial Lecture will be hosted by the Centre for Port and Maritime History, Liverpool...

New Researchers 2019 CfP deadline extended – 1 February 2019

The deadline for submissions to our 2019 New Researchers in Maritime History conference has been extended...

Registration is open for New Researchers 2019

Registration is now open for the New Researchers in Maritime History conference, to be hosted on 22-23...

Proctor Memorial Lecture 2018

The Proctor Memorial Lecture will be held on 13 December 2018. Professor David J. Starkey, of the University...

New Researchers in Maritime History Conference 2019 Call for Papers

The British Commission for Maritime History, in association with Liverpool John Moores University and...

Announcing the John Armstrong Prize

Professor John Armstrong, a former Trustee and seminar convener of the BCMH who died in February 2017,...

New Researchers in Maritime History Conference 2018 – Programme Published

The programme of the 2018 New Researchers in Maritime History Conference is now available. The conference...