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    Re: Conference announcement and call for papers
    From: Ken Gebhart
    Date: 2009 Oct 13, 15:26 -0500

    Why not have our meeting there?
    Ken Gebhart
    On Oct 13, 2009, at 2:38 PM, George Huxtable wrote:
    > This concerns the one-day symposium to be held at Greenwich on 7
    > May 2010,
    > as outlined in the posting [10089] by Richard Dunn.
    > At the last such meeting, a couple of years ago, several Navlist
    > members
    > were present, and some new friendships were struck.
    > I certainly intend to be there next May, and hope that a number of
    > Navlist
    > members, from the old-world and perhaps a few from the new, will
    > attend
    > again. It will be interesting to see the program, when submitted
    > papers have
    > been assessed for inclusion.
    > It might make sense, if no date has yet been set for a Mystic
    > meeting next
    > year, to avoid a clash, if possible.
    > George.
    > contact George Huxtable, at  george@hux.me.uk
    > or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    > or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "Richard Dunn" 
    > To: 
    > Sent: Wednesday, October 07, 2009 8:57 AM
    > Subject: [NavList 10089] Conference announcement and call for papers
    > A Sense of Direction - New Researches in the History of Navigation
    > National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
    > Friday 7 May 2010
    > In collaboration with the Royal Institute of Navigation, the National
    > Maritime Museum is hosting a one-day symposium to showcase new
    > research
    > in the history of navigation.
    > The aim of the symposium is to bring together researchers engaged in
    > research relating to the history of navigation in order to map out the
    > current state of research and to discuss new directions for the
    > future.
    > Proposals for papers on any historical period are welcome. Possible
    > themes might include, but would not be restricted to:
    > - the development of navigational instruments, maps and charts and
    > related techniques
    > - the links between marine, land, air and space navigation
    > - navigation as a profession
    > - navigation in different cultures and the exchange of knowledge as a
    > result of cultural encounters
    > - the historical relationship between theory and practice
    > - navigational training
    > - new perspectives on established histories of the subject
    > It is anticipated that speaking slots will be of about 30 minutes,
    > including time for questions.
    > To propose a paper for consideration, or for further information,
    > please
    > send the title and abstract (approximately 200 words) to
    > Research Administrator
    > National Maritime Museum
    > London SE10 9NF
    > Tel 020 8312 6716
    > Fax 020 8312 6592
    > E-mail research@nmm.ac.uk 
    > The deadline for the receipt of proposals is 30 November 2009.
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    > National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
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