The Politics of Protection: The Royal Navy and the Atlantic World, 1756–1815
19 June 2014, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
University of Southampton and National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
This one-day conference will bring together scholars working on aspects of the Royal Navy and the British Atlantic in order to gain a better understanding of the ways in which the Navy protected, facilitated, and shaped the British-Atlantic empire in an era of war, revolution, counter-revolution, and upheaval. Papers will assess the varied roles of the Navy, addressing themes such as the politics of identity, technologies of power, and the strategic importance of maritime considerations in the British Atlantic world. The conference will take place at National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth.
Further details are available at: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/history/news/events/2014/06/19_politics_royal_navy.page