British Maritime History

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

Time: Tuesdays 17:15

Convenors: Aaron Jaffer and Lizelle de Jager

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
23 January
17:15
On the Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from Prehistory to AD 1500
Barry Cunliffe (University of Oxford)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

20 February
17:15
The forgotten boys of the sea: Marine Society merchant sea apprentices, 1772-1854
Caroline Withall (National Maritime Museum)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
24 April
17:15
From sailors’ chests to sailors’ homes: Finnish seamen and domesticity in the early 20th century
Laika Nevalainen (European University Institute)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

22 May
17:15
‘Cannibals’, ‘Savages’ and pronouns: the strange world of British naval encounter in Australia and the Torres Strait, 1842-1850’
Daniel Simpson (Royal Holloway & The British Museum)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

19 June
17:15
Constructing the seapower state: culture, identity and exceptionalism
Andrew Lambert (King’s College London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR