Maritime History & Culture Seminars

Join us for a series of free talks in central London covering a range of fascinating subjects, from maritime art and naval strategy to Black History and museum exhibitions.

Everyone is welcome at our Maritime History & Culture Seminars and there is no need to book. Seminars typically include a 45-minute talk and a short Q&A session, followed by drinks in the Institute of Historical Research’s Common Room or a nearby pub. They provide an opportunity to hear from experts, find out about new research and meet people working in exciting fields.

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Location: 
Central London
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Free talks in central London

Free Central London Talks

Talks & Courses
Join us for a free talk in central London on tropical medicine and colonial India. 
Times:
21 January 2020 | 5.15pm - 6.30pm
Location:
Central London

Free Central London Talks

Talks & Courses
Sometime in the late afternoon of 19 July 1545, the Mary Rose, one of Henry VIII's largest ships, sank in the Solent. As the king watched...
Times:
18 February 2020 | 5.15pm - 6.30pm
Location:
Central London

Free Central London Talks

Talks & Courses
Join us for a free talk in central London on oral history and museums.
Times:
17 March 2020 | 5.15 - 6.30
Location:
Central London

Science City 1550-1800: The Linbury Gallery

Talks & Courses
Join us for a free talk on creating Science City 1550–1800: The Linbury Gallery, a new permanent gallery at the Science Museum. 
Times:
16 June 2020 | 5.15pm - 6.30pm
Location:
Central London