Talks and Presentations related to Sailing School
Upcoming Events
Halifax: Nov. 2, 2019, 5 p.m., “Diversity and Tension: Insights into Regionalism from Early Modern Navigators” Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association annual meeting, University of King’s College

Halifax: Nov. 3, 2019, 2-4 p.m.“Lieutenant Riou Saves the HMS Guardian: Navigating the High Seas in 1789.”< Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – all welcome!

Mark Your Calendars…
IHPST, University of Toronto, Feb. 5, 2020

Oxford April 27, 2020, Greenwich, April 29, & London May 1, 2020
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.

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