University of Exeter: Centre for Maritime Historical Studies

January 2021

Centre seminar series – Winter/Spring 2021

All seminars will be hosted on Zoom for the academic year 2020-2021 and will begin at 17:00 GMT. Please contact Dr Elin Jones ( to be added to the invitation list.



  • 20/01/21 Dr John Siblon (Birkbeck, University of London) – with the Centre for Imperial and Global Studies

Commemoration as imperial hierarchy: the memorialization of African, Asian and Caribbean seamen after the First World War


  • 10/02/21 Dr Margaret Schotte (York University, Toronto) – with the Centre for Early Modern Studies

Lessons from Book Lists: Recovering Evidence of Hydrographical Education in New France


  • 03/03/21 Dr Anyaa Anim-Addo (University of Leeds)- with the Centre for Imperial and Global Studies

“Miss Jenny” in port: leisure and labour mobilities in the post-slavery Caribbean


  • 10/03/21 Professor David Cressy (Claremont Graduate University)

England’s Islands: Shipwrecks and Other Troubles



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