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)

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
19 October
17:30
'The role of the Royal Africa Society in integrating the railway into the British imperial imagination, 1902-1939.'
Di Drummond (Leeds Trinity)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

16 November
17:30
Gendered mobility at sea 1960-2017. Comparing women's changing seagoing roles in the royal and merchant navies.
Jo Stanley (Independent)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

14 December
17:30
'Texts in transit: the circulation of books among British prisoners of war in Napoleonic France and Mauritius'
Elodie Duche (York St Johns)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
11 January
17:30
"Understanding London’s underground railway infrastructure: how the past explains the present"
Nathan Darroch (University of Aberdeen)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

8 February
17:30
"Meet the Transport Archivist"
Alison Kay (National Railway Museum), Chris Heather (The National Archives)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

8 March
17:30
"Framing ‘rural’ railway closures in 1960s Britain: lessons for sustainable urban mobilities"
Colin Divall (Emeritus, University of York)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR