Talks and Presentations related to Sailing School
Upcoming Events
Toronto: Oct. 3, 2019, 3-5 p.m., York U. Book Launch, Scott Library, 4700 Keele St., York University — all welcome!

Toronto: Oct. 18, 2019, 3-4:30 p.m. “We have borrowed also from the French, and they I think from the Spaniards: National Lessons from Navigation History.” Toronto French History Seminar, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 108N

Mark Your Calendars…
Oxford April 26, 2020 & London May 1, 2020

Other events coming soon!
Past Presentations
July 26, 2019, 2-3 p.m. “Are you Smarter than a Pirate?”
Maritiem Museum Rotterdam

“Sailing School, 1790: Lieutenant Riou Navigates Science and Skill.”Baltimore, MD
“Lieutenant Riou saves the ‘Guardian’: Navigating Theory and Experience on the High Seas.”Berlin, Germany
“Hands-On theory at the Royal Mathematical School – Deptford, 1683.“ Wolfenbüttel, Germany
Listen Online
Margaret chats with historian of exploration Michael Robinson on the Time to Eat the Dogs podcast:
“The Navigator in the Early Modern World”   Follow Capt. Edward Riou on his ill-fated voyage in the southern Indian Ocean in 1790.

Contact Me
Dept. of History, York University

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Toronto, ON  M3J 1P3  Canada

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