The North Atlantic Fisheries History Association (NAFHA) and the German Maritime Museum (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum / DSM) invite you to the upcoming
10th NAFHA Conference
to be held in Bremerhaven (Germany) between Aug. 7th and Aug. 11th 2006.
The conference will be part of the scientific programme accompanying the special exhibition Fish-Fingers at the German Maritime Museum during summer 2006.
Therefore a special focus of the conference will be on the industrialization of the fisheries and fish industry in the North-Atlantic area during the 20th century.
Other topics will be:
- Fisheries limits and conflicts
- Labour migration
- Globalization of fisheries and fish
- Consumer habits
- Fishermen’s religion and superstition
As the conference is dedicated to be a forum for all scholars dealing with fisheries history there will be a specialized session on global fisheries history aspects organized in cooperation with the Global Fisheries History Network (GFHN).
In addition there will be a young researcher’s session.
Meetings of the NAFHA Editorial Committee, NAFHA Steering Committee will be part of the programme as well as a General Assembly of NAFHA.
Excursions to the fisheries harbour of Bremerhaven and fish-processing plants will complete the programme.
Conference fee is 100,--€ and will cover the conference materials, excursions, the conference dinner and coffee breaks. (A limited number of exemptions and/or reductions for the conference fee will be available, for further details or to apply for an exemption or reduction please contact the local organizers.)
A draft programme of the conference will be available in May 2006 and spread out with the
second invitation together with detailed information on accommodation and travel arrangements.
Registration for the conference will start yet and stay open until the end of June.
To register for the conference please contact Britta Steffens of the local organizing committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Conference language will be English.
Head of the local organizing committee of the 10th NAFHA Conference Bremerhaven 2006
PD Dr. Ingo Heidbrink
-German Maritime Museum-
Hans Scharoun Platz 1
German Maritime Museum
Hans Scahroun Platz 1
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