Annual Scottish Maritime History Conference
22nd June 2022 10:25 am
10.25 Welcome from Professor R.G. Stokes, Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow
10.30-11-30 Session 1: Chair, Dr Chris Miller, University of Glasgow
Dr Catherine Scheybeler. King’s College London
‘The purchase of guns from the Carron Company by the Spanish Monarchy in the 1770s’.
L.A. Ritchie, University of Glasgow.
‘The Sheriff, Shipbuilding and Spin’.
12-00-13.00 Session 2: Chair: Professor Tony Slaven, University of Glasgow
Dr Roy Fenton, Ships in Focus Publications
‘British Tramp shipping: 140 years thriving, 30 years dying’.
Dr Martin Bellamy, Glasgow Life
‘Sugar and Beer and Rum: Burrell & Son in the West Indies’.
1300-14.00 Sandwich Lunch
14.00-15.00 Session 3: Chair: Professor R.G. Stokes, University of Glasgow
Eamonn Connor, University of Glasgow
‘Scenes of great animation!’: Reflections on the Cruise Diary’.
Dr Claire O’Mahony, University of Oxford
‘Modern Myths and Markets: Graphic Design Promoting MacBrayne Steamers in the West Highlands and Islands’.
15.30-16.30 Session 4: Chair: Professor Niall MacKenzie, University of Glasgow
Dr William Knox, University of St Andrews and Professor Alan McKinlay, Newcastle Business School
‘Regulating the Supply of Labour in the British Shipbuilding Industry, 1860-1914’.
Professor Hugh Murphy, University of Glasgow
‘Riveting, electric arc welding and health in the British Shipbuilding Industry, 1914-1960’.
16.30 Concluding remarks: Professor Hugh Murphy
16.35 Conference ends
Attendance is free, but participants for the public lecture and conference must register with Christine.Leslie@glasgow.ac.uk by Tuesday 14 June 2022.
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