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

31 January
17:15
Talking about climate change at the Science Museum
Alexandra Rose (Science Museum)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

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

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

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

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

23 May
17:15
Panel discussion of Professor Lauren Benton’s A Search for Sovereignty:
The Court Room, First Floor

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