This calendar lists maritime heritage-related conferences and other events that may be of interest to ICMM members. If you are speaking at or hosting an event and would like us to share the details here and in our monthly newsletter, please email the Administrator

Due to the ongoing international situation with COVID-19, some museums and venues may be closed and events may be cancelled at short notice. We advise you to check with the organisers of the event before travelling.

Please note that we cannot take any responsibility for events not organised by ICMM.


SEPTEMBER 2021

28 September, ONLINE
Australian National Maritime Museum: Rediscovering South Australian: A Graphic Tale of Shipwreck – virtual talk

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29 September, ONLINE
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum:
Maryland Dove: A Symposium on Memory and Meaning – 1/5 x virtual talks

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OCTOBER 2021

4 October, ONLINE
Australian National Maritime Museum: Save Our Seas: How to Secure the Ocean’s Future – virtual talk

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4 October, ONLINE
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum:
Whaling Captains of Colour: America’s First Meritocracy – virtual talk

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6 – 27 October, ONLINE
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum:
Maryland Dove: A Symposium on Memory and Meaning – 5 x virtual talks

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22 October, The Athenaeum, Liverpool, UK
Maritime History North Autumn Conference: Three Admirals – Mahan, Tirpitz and Fischer

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25 October, ONLINE
Royal Museums Greenwich: Benjamin Fletcher: The Most Important Black American Docker You’ve Never Heard Of
– virtual talk
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NOVEMBER 2021

1-5 November, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan
The 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage (APConf):
The Maritime Cultural Landscape of the Austronesian Diaspora

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12-13 November, Sheridan Institute of Higher Education, Perth, Western Australia
2021 Indian Ocean Studies Conference:
Continuity and Change in the Indian Ocean in an Age of Uncertainty

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16 November, ONLINE
Royal Museums Greenwich: The Sky and Ocean Reconnected: LInking the Histories of Observatories and Oceans
– virtual talk
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24-25 November, Tallinn, Estonia
Estonian Maritime Museum:
Digital Data in the Service of Cultural Heritage – workshop

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FEBRUARY 2022

10-11 February 2022, ONLINE
University of Ljubljana
MERMAIDS: (En)Gendering Maritime Labor and Business Histories
Deadline for proposals: 30 September 2021

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APRIL 2022

28-30 April 2022, Bremerhaven, Germany
Northern Sea Maritime Museums’ Network Conference 2022: A Civil Ocean – A Naval Space: Negotiating Boundaries between War and Peace at Sea
Deadline for abstracts: 1 October
2021
Read more (in German) 

MAY 2022

6-10 April, Valletta, Malta
The Honor Frost Foundation & The University of Malta:
Under the Mediterranean II Conference

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SEPTEMBER 2022

12-16 September, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia
(rescheduled from 2021)
ICMM Congress 2022
Details tbc