9th Waterways History Conference

The next in the Railway & Canal Historical Society’s annual conferences on Waterways History will be held Saturday 24th June 2017. in The Noble Room, The Staff House, University of Birmingham.

The Provisional programme is:

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1000 Opening Admin, welcome and Introduction — Chairman, Tony Hirst OBE

Session 1 – Waterways Research

Dr Paul Sillitoe

Mike Clarke, President, RCHS

Dr Jodie Matthews, Honorary Research Fellow, NWM

Session 2 – Researching the People

Dr Timothy Peters, Ironbridge Institute, University of Birmingham

Lorna York, NWM Stoke Bruerne

Buffet Lunch.

Session 3 — Researching the Waterways

Hugh Conway Jones

Ray Shill

Brian Goggin

Session 4 Outlines of on-going research — to be decided. General Discussion —A Way Ahead for Waterways Research.

16.30 Closing Remarks — Chairman.


More details and a booking form can be found on the Railway & Canal Historical Society’s web site. www.rchs.org.uk

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