Maritime History & Culture Seminars

Due to COVID-19, we have cancelled all remaining seminars for this academic year. We hope to reschedule these seminars for the 2020/21 programme, planned for the autumn onwards. Please check this page for the most up-to-date information.


Our series of talks in central London covers a range of fascinating subjects, from maritime art and naval strategy to Black History and museum exhibitions.

Previous seminars in the 2019/2020 series: 

15 October 2019 | Boredom and the British Empire

10 December 2019 | Facing the Sea: Joshua Reynolds, Artistic Enterprise and Eighteenth-Century Port Cities

21 January 2020 | 'Taming the Tropics': Naval Surgeons, Tropical Medicine and Colonial India

18 February 2020 | The Many Faces of Tudor England: Diversity aboard the Mary Rose



Essential information

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Free talks in central London