Dockyard Maties, Portsmouth Maps and Corsets

February 2020

 

Dockyard Maties, Portsmouth Maps and Corsets

A Celebration of Ray Riley’s Life and Work

 

A day of talks on local history and geography, Menuhin Room, Portsmouth Central Library, Saturday 28 March 2020

 

10.00 – 10.20 Registration.  Tea/Coffee

Morning Chair:  Dr Hugh Mason

10.20 – 11.30   Session 1

10.20 – 10.40       Tim Allison          Appreciation of Ray Riley’s life

10.40 – 11.00       Alan Burnett & Mike Bateman      Notes in the Field

11.00 – 11.20       David Burtenshaw        Ray Riley’s Sense of Place

11.20 – 11.30       Panel Questions

5 minute comfort break

11.35 – 12.50   Session 2

11.35 – 11.55       Celia Clark           Geography of Defence: How it developed into a discipline

11.55 – 12.15       Pam Moore                  Hampshire Industrial Archaeology – Ray’s contribution

12.15 – 12.35       Peter Keat           Railways of Gosport

12.35 – 12.50       Panel Questions

12.50 – 1.35      Lunch & Tea/Coffee

Afternoon

1.35 – 3.15           Session 3   Chair:  Dr Mike Bateman

1.35 – 1.55           James Thomas             Portsmouth and its Dutch Connections 1650–1800

1.55 – 2.15       Philip MacDougall   Portsmouth Dockyard and the Birth of the Russian Navy

2.15 – 2.35       Ann Coats                Portsmouth Dockyard: Gateway to the Empire

2.35 – 3.05       Jonathan Coad             Learning from the Industrial Revolution: the impact at Portsmouth and its sister bases 1790 – c.1830

3.05 – 3.15           Panel Questions

3.15 – 3.35       Tea/Coffee

3.35 – 5.05           Session 4   Chair:  Prof Alan Burnett

3.35 – 3.55           Dominic Fontana         Early Mapping of Portsmouth

3.55 – 4.15           Sue Pike                  T. E. Owen and Southsea

4.15 – 4.35           Sarah Quail                  Women’s Suffrage and the Corset Industry

4.35 – 4.55           John Stedman              The Portsmouth townscape

4.55 – 5.05           Panel Questions

END

Saturday 28 March 2020

10.00am-5.15pm, Third Floor, Central Library

£12 including lunch & refreshments

Places for the talks are limited, please book online at https://portsmouth.spydus.co.uk/events

or in person at any Portsmouth library

 

For further information please go to the booking website or telephone the

Portsmouth History Centre – 023 9268 8046

 

 

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