Centre of Port and Maritime History events

CPMH runs a series of events throughout the year. Highlighted events are listed in brief below. Please click on the link or select from the drop-down menu boxes below for further information, including, venue, time and how to join us.

Scheduled events 2023 and 2024

7 and 8 September 2023: Annual Conference

18 October 2023: CPMH Hybrid Seminar, Gillian O'Brien (LJMU)

Scheduled events 2022 and 2023

15 and 16 September: Annual Conference

12 October: Seminar: Michael Bennedsen Hansen (Copenhagen Business School)

2 November: Peter N Davies Seminar: Morten Tinning (Copenhagen Business School)

22 November: Seminar: Jayne Friend (University of Portsmouth)

13 January 2023: Musical Drama Production (LJMU Drama Students supported by CPMH and in conjunction with Western Approaches HQ Museum)

Blowing a Raspberry at Hitler’ - The story of the search for a way to defeat the U-Boats terrorising the Atlantic during World War Two – a search led by the women involved in the Western Approaches Tactical unit.
2pm and 6:30pm LJMU John Foster Drama Studio

Register for free tickets

23 March 2023: History Pub Talk '"Hostage Capitalism”: Liverpool, Shanghai and the Blue Funnel Line in the 1960s’, Nick White (LJMU)

Spring 2023: (Date TBC) Exhibition Launch: Captain Morgan Archive

20 May 2023: Battle of the Atlantic 80, Conference.

24 May 2023: Mike Stammers Memorial Lecture: Dr Jo Stanley, (Senior Visiting Research Fellow, LJMU)

26-28 May 2023: Battle of the Atlantic 80: A weekend of events across Merseyside to mark the 80th anniversary. Further details will be announced in Spring 2023.

Faq Items

Peter N. Davies Seminar


Mike Stammers Memorial Lecture

Seminars and talks