The Canadian Nautical Research Society/Société Canadienne Pour la Recherche Nautique will hold its annual conference 10-11 June 2021.The conference theme will be Canada’s Pacific Gateway, past present and future. Proposals are invited for papers or presentations related to the general theme of Canada’s wider Pacific Ocean dimensions or other maritime contemporary and historical topics. This will be a virtual conference to commemorate the 150th anniversary of British Columbia joining Canada, 25 July 1871. Presentations will be for a maximum of twenty minutes, followed by time for discussion. “New scholars” who present a paper may be eligible for $ 250 Gerald Panting Grant (details on CNRS website under “awards”). Proposals should be sent by email no later than 15 March 2021 to either Michael Hadley: firstname.lastname@example.org or David Collins: email@example.com. Please include your name, affiliation (if any) and title, and a brief description of 250 words or less.
Abstracts for accepted papers will be published in the CNRS newsletter Argonauta prior to the conference. The Annual General Meeting of the society will be held virtually on Saturday 12 June 2021