British Maritime History

Venue: Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Tuesdays 17:15

Convenors: Dr James Davey, Dr Nigel Rigby, Louise Devoy, Katy Barrett

Spring Term 2017
DateSeminar details
17 January
17:15
Black Tudor and Stuart seafarers
Miranda Kaufmann (University of London, Institute of Commonwealth Studies)
Room 246, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

31 January
17:15
Talking about climate change at the Science Museum
Alexandra Rose (Science Museum)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

28 February
17:15
Ten things I hate about Edward Barlow: the life and journal of a 17th-century sailor
Richard Blakemore (University of Reading)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

14 March
17:15
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galleries’: challenges in curating permanent exhibitions
Laura Humphreys (National Maritime Museum), Aaron Jaffer (National Maritime Museum)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Summer Term 2017
DateSeminar details
25 April
17:15
From the Sailor to the Landsman: nautical influences on tattooing and fashion
Amber Butchart (London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London), Matt Lodder (University of Essex)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

9 May
17:15
Australia’s prison islands: the impact of the sea on convict life and labour
Katy Roscoe (University of Leicester)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

23 May
17:15
Panel discussion of Professor Lauren Benton’s A Search for Sovereignty:
The Court Room, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

6 June
17:15
Cook’s new clothes: redressing the legacy of Captain Cook’s first voyage in the Pacific
Simon Layton (Queen Mary University of London), Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU