Transport & Mobility History

Venue: Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Thursday 17:30

Convenors: David Turner (University of York), Tamara Thornhill (Transport for London), Christopher Phillips (Independent), Charlotte Mathieson, (University of Surrey), Oliver Betts (National Railway Museum), Mike Esbester (University of Portsmouth)

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
26 April
17:30
“This Right Here Is America”: Transatlantic Travelogues and the Roots of Modern American Automobility
Elsa Court (University College London)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

24 May
17:30
Trans-Africa trunk airways in the 1950s: coloniality, technology, finance
Gordon Pirie (Emeritus, University of Cape Town)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

21 June
17:30
Engineers, flyovers and empires: the Silvertown Way in Canning Town and ‘the achievement of democracy’, 1929–34
David Rooney (Science Museum, London, and Royal Holloway, University of London)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR