A Weekend Conference to be held at Rye College, East Sussex, 18-19 October 2008
Proposals for papers are welcome on any matters relating to ‘Medieval Seas’ broadly defined, covering the period c.500-c.1500. Possible subjects include: shipping and shipbuilding; material remains/maritime archaeology; navigation; cartography and world view; society at sea and ashore; trade; war at sea; artistic and literary expressions of the sea and maritime affairs; maritime law.
Contributions are encouraged from established scholars and early career researchers.
Proposals for 30-minute presentations should take the form of title and brief abstract.
The deadline for proposals is Monday 7 April 2008.
Dr Richard Gorski
Department of History
University of Hull
Hull HU6 7RX
+44 (0)1482 465183
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