Maritime Lunchtime Public Lectures, 2013
At the Merseyside Maritime Museum 4th Floor Lecture Theatre
Wednesdays 1-2pm, 17 April – 22 May
17 April: Dr Chris Routledge, University of Liverpool.
From Liverpool’s Greenland Street to Greenland’s Liverpool Coast: William Scoresby, Whaling, and Exploration.
24 April: Gavin Hunter, Leverhulme Historian.
From Whaling to MacFisheries: Leverhulme, Soap & the Outer Hebrides.
1 May: Professor David Murray, University of Nottingham.
Herman Melville and the view from below.
4th May: Dr. Janet West, Scott Polar research Institute.
Scrimshaw in the Age of Moby-Dick (3pm-4pm Merseyside Maritime Museum)
6th May: Katie McGettigan, University of Keele.
‘Sailors love this Liverpool’ Herman Melville and Liverpool in Fact and Fiction (2pm-3pm Museum of Liverpool)
The full programme of events and talks over the Moby Dick on the Mersey weekend (4th-6th May) can be found here.
15 May: Dr Bernard Stonehouse, Scott Polar Institute, University of Cambridge.
Liverpool’s Arctic Whalers: the story of an industry.
22 May: Professor Chris Frid, University of Liverpool.
Whales, fish & sponges: the scientific & social challenges of marine conservation.
5 June: Dr Joanna Ostapkowicz, National Museums Liverpool.
‘To be closest to the Creator’: Nuu-chah-nulth and Inuit whaling imagery in the collections of the World Museum, Liverpool.
10% off in the Maritime Dining Rooms for guests attending the lectures.
ORGANISED BY THE CENTRE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING, UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL AND NATIONAL MUSEUMS LIVERPOOL.