Maritime History & Culture Seminars

Due to COVID-19, all seminars during the Autumn term will take place online. Please check this page for the most up-to-date information, including registration details. 

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.

27 October 2020 | ‘Othering the English: Dutch National Identity and the Sea, 1600-1815’

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

Central London, Online
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Free talks in central London

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Talks & Courses
Join this free online talk and discover how sea power was vital to the shaping of Dutch national identity.
27 October 2020 | 5.15pm - 6.30pm