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’.

11-30-12-00 Tea/Coffee

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’.

15.00-15-30 Tea/Coffee

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 by Tuesday 14 June 2022.

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