Public maritime history seminars

All are welcome to attend our free online public history seminars. The programme is as follows, and will be online. We will update this page with links to the lectures as we have them.

7 March 2022, 6pm

‘Maritime Risk Management: the role of Averages in the Past and in the Future’

Maria Fusaro (University of Exeter)

Please register here in advance of the seminar:

4 April 2022, 7pm

‘John Marshall, the Hull shipowner and Lloyd’s agent who established the shipping connection with Melbourne ’

Liz Rushen (Monash University)

Please register here in advance of the seminar:

Please see the ‘History at Hull’ Youtube channel for the recordings of the seminars we have had so far this academic year. Click on this link to go straight to the Blaydes Maritime section of the channel.

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