The Docklands History Group organises annual conferences which take place on a Saturday in the spring each year. These are held in the Weston Theatre of the Museum of London. The box below shows the next conference and you can also view the programmes of future conferences and those that have already taken place.
The Group organises seminars for new researchers. If you are a post-graduate student or a post-graduate researcher carrying out research on a topic relating to the history of the Port of London and the River Thames and would be interested in contributing a paper at a future New Researchers seminar, pleaseClick Here to send an email to Admin@docklandshistorygroup.org.uk. Please include details of your research and when you might be able to have a paper ready for presentation.
LONDON’S SAILORTOWNS: PEOPLE, COMMUNITIES AND THE THAMES
Following a programme review, the DHG Annual Conference for May 2020 will now be: London’s Sailortowns: People, Communities and the Thames. The programme, which is now being actively developed, will include talks ranging from various Thameside sailortowns and their communities, to marine lives, press gangs, Greenwich pensioners, and depictions of London sailors in pictures, ballads and songs.
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