2012
Britain and the Sea: The Maritime Sphere and the Past,
Present and Future of the UK Plymouth University
Conference 4-5 Sept.
Plymouth University
[email protected]
5/23/2012
Conference Outline - Day 1
Session 1
9.30-9.45 Registration
9.45-9.50 Opening
9.50-11.30 Maritime Identity
Early History of British Naval Culture
Andrew Lambert (Kings College London)
Saxon seafarers, Cinque Ports, Elizabethan explorers and Royal
Navy: teaching the nautical roots of the British Empire, c. 1870-1914.
Peter Yeandle (Lancaster University)
Tholing on the German Ocean: Anglo-Saxons, ‘Vikings’ and English Sea
Stories
Marion Gibson (Exeter University)
11.30-11.45 Coffee
11.45-12.20 Maritime Training and Heritage
Geoffrey Callender and the Education of Royal Navy Cadets at
Dartmouth Royal Naval College
Samuel McLean (Kings College London)
12.20-1.00 Lunch (For those paying the full conference fee or daily rate)
Session 2
1.00-2.00 Address by Senior Officer Royal Navy (Tbc) – Session 2
2.00-2.30 Coffee
2.30-3.45 Commercial Sphere
No Island is an Island: Institutional and Organisational Interlinkages and
Britain’s Role in Global Fisheries Governance Complex
James Holloway (Oxford University)
Implications of recent trade patterns on UK Shipping Emissions
Connor Walsh (Manchester University)
3.45-4.15 Discussion: How do we build Sea-Mindedness across the
Nation?
Conference Outline - Day 2
Session 3
9.20-9.25 Welcome to Day 2
9.25-10.25 Keynote: Looking into the Maritime Future
Maritime Foundation
10.25-10.40 Coffee
10.40-12.05 Maritime Training and Heritage
Education and Training for the British Shipping Industry 50 Years of
Change... but what next?
Paul Wright (Marine Institute Plymouth University)
The Emerging Threat to the United Kingdom’s offshore Underwater
Cultural Heritage
Michael Williams (University College London and Plymouth University)
and Davod Parham (Bournemouth University)
12.05-12.45 Lunch (For those paying the full conference fee or daily rate)
Session 4
12.45-2.00 Reassessing the Value of the Royal Navy in the Second
World War
In support of the land battle: The Royal Navy in the Mediterranean
1940-43
Neal Dando Plymouth University
Guarantor of UK National Security: The Royal Navy and the Battle of
Britain
Anthony Cumming (Author)
2.00-2.20 Coffee
2.30-3.40 Forward to the Future: the Royal Navy in the early 21st
Century
The Royal Navy Today
Nick Childs (BBC Defence Correspondent and Author)
Does the Royal Navy need a new mythology
Iain Ballantyne (Warships IFR)
3.40-4.00 Discussion: What are Britain’s vital maritime interests?
4.00 Finish
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