41st Exeter Maritime History Conference
|A Centre for Maritime Historical Studies conference|
|Date||8 - 9 September 2007|
|Time||Event spans several days|
|Provider||Centre for Maritime Historical Studies|
‘The Lure of the East: European Seafaring Beyond Suez’
- Tony Farrington(British Library, India Office Records), Seventeenth century seamen entrepreneurs in the East India Company.
- Ken Cozens (University of Greenwich), East London merchant networks in Asia: the Fitzhugh’s 1750-1800, East India Company agents in Macao.
- Roger Smith (University of Greenwich), The export of clocks and watches to the East Indies in the eighteenth century.
- Randolph Cock (University of Liverpool), The lure of science in eastern waters, from Bougainville to Challenger.
- Peter Ward (University of Exeter), Admiral Rainier and the Royal Navy’s role in extending British imperial control east of Suez.
- James Thomas (University of Portsmouth), The sea captain, the Nawab, and the pilgrimage: a maritime yarn examined.
- Michael Clark (University of Greenwich), Selling coal or selling lives: the Pacific coal trade 1876-1896. Mary Jones (University of Exeter), Admiral Marx and Captain Clayton on the Australian station.
- David Clements (South West Maritime History Society), Sailing trades to the eastern regions in the late nineteenth century.
- Dionisius Agius (University of Leeds), The Red Sea Sanbuq, merchants, pilgrims and travellers.
- Bob Wilson (UK Hydrographic Office), In the service of the Sultan. Britain and the Omani navy since 1960.