These lectures have been organized jointly by the National Maritime Museum's Centre for Imperial & Maritime Studies and the Institute of Historical Research. They will draw on path-breaking research by leading scholars to explore the significance and complexities of Britain's maritime world in this key period through a series of thematic discussions, comparing similar and contrasting movements and events.
The lectures will take place 3-26 October 2006 (Tuesdays and Thursdays) in the Beveridge Hall, Senate House, University of London, London WC1E 7HU. All lectures will run from 18.15 to 19.30 and tickets are £7.50 per lecture or £40 for the full series of 8 lectures. (Including a wine reception)
Speakers include Professor Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Dr Richard Drayton, Professor Catherine Hall, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Simon Schaffer, Professor Maxine Berg, Professor Stephen Conway and Professor Linda Colley.
Please contact Janet Norton, Research Administrator, National Maritime Museum for further details email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 020 8312 6716.
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