King’s Maritime History Seminar Programme 2015-2016 Released

August 2015

King’s Maritime History Seminars, 2015-16

8 October 2015, Inadequate Convoy & ASW: own goals that would come back to haunt the IJN in the Pacific War

Malcolm Murfett, King’s College London

22 October 2015, Ideology and Early Modern Naval Power

Gijs Rommelse, Haarlemmermeer Lyceum, Hoofddorp

5 November 2015, Maritime Relief: Transnational Charities for British Prisoners of War in Napoleonic France

Elodie Duché, York St John University

Proctor Memorial Lecture (*hosted by Lloyd’s Register, 71 Fenchurch St.)

19 November 2015, Collaboration Between Two Maritime Nations? Britain and The Netherlands in the Nineteenth Century

Joost Schokkenbroek, National Maritime Museum and VU University Amsterdam

3 December 2015, From Clyde to Korea: British Assistance in the Establishment of the World’s Largest Shipyard

Stig Tenold, The Norwegian School of Economics

7 January 2016, Privateers, High Courts, and Ministers: Britain’s Failure to Maintain Spanish Neutrality in the Seven Years War

Anna Brinkman, King’s College London

21 January 2016, Steam Coaster Robin: Preservation Triumph or Tragedy?

Roy Fenton, Independent Researcher and Partner in ‘Ships in Focus Publications

4 February 2016, Hilarious Seasickness: Comic Postcards’ Take on Travel’s Costs, 1900-1950

Jo Stanley, Author and Consultant

18 February 2016, Naval Diplomacy: Classic and Modern Theory Revisited

Jerker Widén, Swedish Defence University

3 March 2016, The Salvaging of the ex-German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow (1924-1939)

Ian Taylor, Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers,

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects

28 April 2016, U.K. Shipping during the Industrial Revolution: Newly Accessible Data from Lloyd’s Registers

Peter Solar, Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

12 May 2016, The Challenge of Empire: The Strategy and Tactics of the Spanish Navy, 1748–1783

Catherine Scheybeler, King’s College London

26 May 2016, Maritime Employment During the First Globalization: the Mediterranean Perspective

Maria Fusaro, University of Exeter

Organised by the British Commission for Maritime History and supported by the Society for Nautical Research, King’s College London, Lloyd’s Register and the Maritime Information Association, the seminars are open to all and are held at 1715 in Room K6.07, of the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, Strand, WC2R 2LS.

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