Posted on 11th Feb 2020
We are excited to announce a series of free Lunchtime Lectures around our theme for this year, GHT: Beside the Sea. The events take place every Friday from 12.30-1.30pm and are open to all.
Pop in on your lunch break, grab a sandwich and enjoy presentations on fascinating topics by researchers, academics and historians. And if you know anyone who would give a great talk, please ask them to get in touch!
March 6th Phil Andrews from Wessex Archaeology: Saxons, a medieval chapel and a tide mill – excavations at Chapel Riverside
March 13th Carl Spingys, NOCS: An Oceanographer at Sea.
March 20th Prof. Joerg Wiedennmann: Bleached
March 27th Dan Crow: Transition – the Restoration of GHT
April 3rd Julie Cook: Titanic and the Widows It Left Behind
April 10th Dr Cheryl Butler: Powder, Prisoners and Painters
April 17th Andy Russel: Southampton Town Walls
April 24th Richard Wilson: The Work of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency
May 1st Fraser Stuart, University of Southampton: Space, Time, Perception and the Sea
May 8th Dr Nazneen Ahmed: Gentlemen of colour, Indian contingents, Mahometan funerals – the BAME presence in 19th Century Southampton
May 15th Julian Humphrys: The Real Game of Thrones – The War of the Roses
May 22nd Bob Marsh: Our Connected Marsh – Mixing Science and Storytelling
May 29th Matt Loxham, University of Southampton: Air Pollution from Ships – Why Particulates Matter
June 5th Scott Chaussee: Ways of Change – Southampton and the Solent from pre-history to the Norman Conquest
June 12th Gabe Weymouth, University of Southampton: Creating Biological Inspired Underwater Robots
June 19th Giles Semper, Southampton Business Improvement District: Rotterdam – Inspiration for Southampton from another bomb-damaged port city.
June 26th Ivan Haigh: Rising Tide – Sustainability Across Our Blue Planet
July 03rd Susan Gourvenec, University of Southampton: What has Ocean Engineering Ever Done For Us?
July 17th: Clive Trueman, University of Southampton
July 24th Steph Jones: University of Southampton
July 31st Chris Hauton: Oysters in the Solent