History seminars at the IHR

British Maritime History

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

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Lizelle de Jager: ldejager@rmg.co.uk

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

Time: Tuesday, 5.15pm

Full abstracts of these sessions are available here.

Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
26 April The Great Mars Boom of 1892: international telegraphy and the making of the Martian canals

Josh Nall (Whipple Museum of the History of Science, University of Cambridge)


10 May The Royal Naval Reserve in rural Scotland and Wales, c. 1900-39

Ben Thomas (Alan Pearsall Fellow, Institute of Historical Research)


24 May A global history of penal colonies

Clare Anderson (University of Leicester)


7 June Curating an ocean of things: the challenge of public object-centred histories of the Indian Ocean

J.D. Hill and Sarah Longair (British Museum)


21 June Scurvy and the Irish in early Australia

Jonathan Lamb (Vanderbilt University2)