Centre seminar series - Autumn 2021

Centre for Maritime Historical Studies

Research Seminars: Autumn 2022

*All seminars are hybrid events held in Forum Seminar Room 12 (15:30 – 17:00) unless otherwise stated. Zoom links will be circulated ahead of seminars.*

Monday 17th October 2022, 18:00 – 19:30
Forum, Seminar Room 02 & online Professor Jason Kelly (Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis)

The Anthropocenic Consciousness and the Eighteenth Century

Wednesday 19th October
Dr Jonathan Stafford (Leibniz Center for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin)

‘With all the eloquence of ineffable woe’: Spectacle and sympathy in the origin myth of British coastal lifesaving

Friday 28th October, 12:30 – 13:30
ONLINE ONLY Migration & Mobilities Workshop

Please join us as colleagues from across Archaeology & History share how their research addresses the themes of migration and mobilities. Co-hosted with the Centre for Imperial and Global History

Wednesday 9th November
Dr Lucy Walker (Britten Pears Arts)

From Words to Wordlessness: The Choruses in Britten's Billy Budd

Wednesday 30th November
Dr David Gange (University of Birmingham)

"These are the Boats that Made Us": Researching Small-Boat Cultures in the North-Atlantic World

Wednesday 7th December
Dr Elizabeth Chant (Warwick University)

‘Scenery and Sea’: Interwar Maritime Tourism in the Southern Cone

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