Category Archives: Maritime History

NIU History Graduate Student Association Conference

Are you interested to learn about new research in History? Have you considered pursuing historical studies and engaging in original historical research? Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a professional historian? Here is an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Gallica Celebrates Early Modern Venice

The Bibliothèque Nationale de France’s Gallica platform is celebrating early modern Venice with a digitized version of its copy of Jacopo de’ Barbari’s Venetie MD (1500). This monumental printed city view of Venice has been closely studied using many different … Continue reading

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Giovanni Contarini’s Account of the Lepanto Campaign

I am happy to report that my book review of Kiril Petkov’s translation of Giovanni Pietro Contarini’s account of the Lepanto campaign has been published by the Mediterranean Seminar Review. Contarini, Giovanni Pietro. From Cyprus to Lepanto. Trans. Kiril Petkov. New York, … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Displacements

The history of migration has become a major area of study in the Mediterranean World. The recent patterns of migration by North Africans, Sub-Saharan Africans, and Syrians across the Mediterranean toward European nations has created a series of political crises … Continue reading

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Summer Seminar in Military History

The National World War II Museum and the Society for Military History are co-organizing a Summer Seminar in Military History in Summer 2022. This is a seminar for graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and professors working on the history of war, … Continue reading

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Historian Position in Naval History

The Naval History and Heritage Command in Washington, D.C., is currently conducting a search for a Historian to conduct research and writing in naval history. This is a one-year (temporary) position that could provide great experience to a recent M.A. … Continue reading

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Race and Conflict in the Early Modern Mediterranean

I am happy to report that my most recent article has just been published in Mediterranean Studies. It took a number of years to do the research, writing, rewriting, revisions, and editing to produce the article, but here (finally) it … Continue reading

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Geckos, Environmental History, and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Historians are collaborating with scientists in new ways these days, especially in the growing field of environmental history. Scholars are making new and fascinating discoveries about the long history of human transformations of environments. Historians of the Columbian Exchange, beginning … Continue reading

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Multiracial Ships and Maritime History

Maritime historians have recognized that premodern ships represented diverse onboard communities, composed of multicultural—and often multiracial—crews. The social spaces of ships brought together officers, navigators, sailors, soldiers, artisans, and slaves recruited or coerced from very different population groups. But, the … Continue reading

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A New World Map Innovates

A new world map may transform the way we look at the earth. This map is a two-dimensional double-sided disk centered on the earth’s poles. Major innovations in the history of cartography are difficult to achieve, despite new digital tools … Continue reading

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