The programme for the Annual Scottish Maritime History conference is set out below.
The conference is being held in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow.
Please contact Christine.Leslie@Glasgow.ac.uk if you wish to attend and note that numbers are limited.
Professor Ray Stokes (Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow)
10.05 Session 1, Chair: Dr Martin Bellamy
Christin Simons (University of St Andrews): The Swedish East India Company – a British steppingstone?
Rachel Blackman-Rogers (King’s College, London): Turning the Tide: British Strategic Evolution 1796-1798
J. D. Davies: “For Fear To Be Perished By The Tide’: The Scottish Maritime Presence In Carmarthen Bay
11.45 Session 2, Chair: Professor Stig Tenold
Prof. Alan McKinlay (University of Newcastle) & Dr William Knox, (University of St Andrews): ‘Little Bees’: British Shipbuilding apprentices from the 1850s-1930s
Dr Nina Baker: Women in the Shipyards in Scotland (and elsewhere) in the 20th Century
Professor Michael Moss (University of Northumbria): ‘The lost art of Bill Finance: the case of William Denny & Brothers of Dumbarton, Shipbuilders’
A selection of maritime documents from Glasgow City Archives will be available to view during lunch
14:00 Session 3, Chair: Professor Ray Stokes
Professor John R. Hume: The origins, development and decline of the marine side-lever steam engine
William Stewart Lindsay: ‘The first auxiliary screw ship of large size ever built’ by Scott & Co in 1854
Matthew Bellhouse Moran (Scottish Maritime Museum): Location Location Location – The Story of the Stephen of Linthouse Engine Shop
15.45-17.00 Session 4, Chair: Professor Hugh Murphy
Professor Faye Hammill (University of Glasgow): Imagining the ocean liner: mechanism, modernity, magic
Professor Stig Tenold (Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen): Globalization and the transformation of a maritime city: The case of Bergen since 1970
Dr Roy Fenton (Ships in Focus Publications): ‘Sex and Drink and Rock and Roll’: The sea shanty in its economic, social and cultural context
17:00 Concluding Remarks