International Symposium on The Maritime History


International Symposium on The History of Maritime Technology
16-17-18th of May, 2024
Piri Reis University/Tuzla/İstanbul-Türkiye

Dear Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to announce “International Symposium on The History of Maritime Technology (HIMAT-24)”, which will be co-organised by Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, and Piri Reis University, with cooperation of Research Salon for History of Maritime Technology in Japan and Maritime History Research Center of Piri Reis University in Türkiye.

Our aim is to open new horizons by studying the maritime innovative technologies background in the history, looking into the various areas related with the history of; maritime navigation, gun and powder technology, shipyards, ship building and marine engineering, submarine construction, radar systems technology, maritime accident analysis and technology developing due to maritime accidents etc. Thus enabling researchers, engineers and historians to ponder in deep and innovative maritime technologies in the future.

The symposium program will be strongly supported by the keynote and invited speakers who are well known maritime figures in their fields. Detailed information about our valuable speakers can be accessed from our website. The symposium will be held in English. The twenty (20) minutes presentation time is allocated to presenters whereas thirty (30) minutes to keynote speakers.

Researchers wishing to participate in the symposium are kindly requested to submit their abstracts to the symposium secretary, Asst. Prof. Akram Nejabati (, (himat2024@ as scheduled below and the abstracts should be in English. You can apply on-line to HIMAT-24 via our website mentioned below.

The proceedings of the symposium will be prepared as well, either digital or hard copy. Full texts of the articles to be included in the proceedings should be delivered to the symposium secretary, preferably in .doc/.docx format and should not exceed fifteen (15) pages. The scientific committee has the right to select which articles to be included in the proceedings.

However, selected high-quality original manuscripts with archival significance will be recommended for publication consideration in major international journals. You can see the list of these international journals on our website when they are published.

Your participation and support in the symposium will delight and honor us.


Deadline of Abstract Submission March 20th, 2024

Notification of Acceptance March 22nd, 2024

Promulgation of Participants April 01st, 2024

Deadline of Full Paper Submission April 15th, 2024