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Docklands History Group, New Researches Seminar

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Jack Petchey Room, Museum of London Docklands

West India Quay, (off Hertsmere Road)

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E14 5AL

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10:30 Registration, coffee and tea

11:00 Chris Ellmers – Welcome and Opening Remarks

11.05 First Session: Law and Disorder. Chairman – Anna McKay

11:05 Paper 1: Callum Easton: The London Sailors’ Strike of 1768 - Maritime Radicalism or Moral Economy?

11.30 Paper 2: Michael Barram: The “Zinc Oxide” strike in the London Docks in 1948.

11.55 Paper 3: Louise Falcini: The Thames Police Court: policing the Thames in the early 19th Century.

12.20-1:30 Lunch – This is not provided but there are local cafes etc.nearby.

1:30 Second Session: Networks and Organisations. Chairman – Hannah Stockton

1.30 Paper 4: Catherine Beck: Shipwrights, patronage and the Thames Royal Dockyards 1740-1815

1:55 Paper 5: Guy Collender: From chaos to coordination: the creation of the Port of London Authority in 1909 and its early days.

2.20 Paper 6: Dr Oliver Dunn: London’s coastal shipping networks during the age of sail: 1650-1830.

2:45-3.15 Coffee and tea

3:15 Third Session: The Cultural Thames. Chairman – Callum Easton

3:15 Paper 7: Anna McKay: “Order the convicts to labour on the Thames as well as on the shores”: Convicts and the Public Imagination, 1776-1857.

3.40 Paper 8 Jack Avery: “Mighty things from small beginnings”: The Loyal London and the poetics of the shipyard.

4.05 Paper 9: Hannah Stockton: Marketing the Thames: Leisure and the River in the long eighteenth century.

4:30 Questions and answers.

4:45 Concluding Remarks Edward Sargent

4:50 Close of Conference

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West India Quay, (off Hertsmere Road)

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E14 5AL

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