Conference Schedule and Programme

Ghent city centre An overview of the sessions, including the papers to be presented and the dates and presentation locations can be found HERE (WORD DOCUMENT)

A copy of the letter with instructions to participants can be found HERE (word document)

A file with the abstracts of all papers, ranked by session number, can be downloaded HERE (word document).

Please note that this overview is provisional and may be subject to further changes. For any remarks regarding the detailed programme, please turn to imeha2012@ugent.be. 

Below you can find the day-by-day programme of the IMEHA 2012 conference:

 

Monday 2 July, Ghent

12 h 00 – 17 h 30:      Registrations (Het Pand)
17 h 45 – 19 h 30:      Welcome reception (STAM)

Conference opening and Welcome by Prof. Paul Van Cauwenberghe (Rector of Ghent University), Prof. Jesus Valdaliso, President of the International Maritime Economic History Association (IMEHA) (University of the Basque Country) and Prof. Eric Vanhaute (Ghent University). Speeches of the Ghent Alderman of Culture Lieven De Caluwé and the CEO Ghent Port Company Daan Schalck

Tuesday 3 July, Ghent (Het Pand)

08 h 00 - :                Registrations  
08 h 30 – 10 h 30:      Parallel Sessions
10 h 30 – 11 h 00:      Coffee break
11 h 00 – 13 h 00:      Parallel Sessions
13 h 00 – 14 h 00:      Lunch
14 h 00 – 15 h 00:      Keiichiro Nakagawa Lecture: Prof. Joshua M. Smith (U.S. Merchant Marine Academy), Chair Peter Davies (University of Liverpool)
15 h 00 – 17 h 00:      Parallel Sessions
17 h 00 – 17 h 30:      Coffee break
17 h 30 – 19 h 00:      Parallel Sessions 

Wednesday 4 July, Antwerp

08 h 15 – 09 h 30:      Bus trip Ghent to Antwerp
09 h 30 – 10 h 30:      Arrival KBC auditorium, coffee
Welcome and introduction by Mr. Van Peel, Alderman of the City of Antwerp and also representing the Port of Antwerp

10 h 30 – 12 h 15:       The future of Maritime History: round table

Prof. dr. John B. Hattendorf (US Naval War College)
Prof. dr. Gelina Harlaftis (Ionian University)
Dr. Hugh Murphy (National Maritime Museum and Hon. Ed., Mariner's Mirror)
Dr. David J. Starkey (University of Hull)
Prof. Lewis Fischer (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

12 h 15 – 13 h 15:      Lunch at KBC Tower
13 h 15 – 14 h 00:      Museum presentations MAS and RSL
14 h 00 –  15h 15:      Key note Patrick Manning (University of Pittsburgh), introduction Eric Vanhaute (Ghent University),  reply Karel Davids (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
15 h 15 – 17h 30:       Walk and visit to the MAS museum
18 h 00 – 19 h 00:      Bus trip to Ghent
19 h 00                     Arrival in Ghent

Thursday 5 July, Ghent

08 h 00:                    Registration (Het Pand)
08 h 30 – 10 h 30:      Parallel Sessions              
10 h 30 – 11 h 00:      Coffee break
11 h 00 – 13 h 00:      Parallel Sessions
13 h 00 – 14 h 15:      Lunch
14 h 15 – 16 h 15:      Parallel Sessions
16 h 15 – 16 h 45:      Coffee break
16 h 45 – 18 h 00:      Helge Nordvik Memorial Lecture: Professor Lewis R. Fischer (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Chair Jaap Bruijn
19 h 30 – 23 h 00:      Congress Dinner (Het UFO) ; Award of the Frank Broeze Prize by the IMEHA Committee
                               Speaker: Professor Jesus Valdaliso, President of the International Economic History Association (IMEHA)

Friday 6 July, Ghent

09 h 00 – 11 h 00:      Parallel Sessions (Het Pand)
11 h 00 – 11 h 30:      Coffee break
11 h 30 – 12 h 45:      Ralph Davis Memorial Lecture: Professor Yrjo Kaukiainen, Professor Emeritus (University of Helsinki) Chair Stig Tenold  (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration)
12 h 45 – 13 h 00:      Conclusion of Congress 

(Internal)

14 h 00 – 16 h 00:      IMEHA Annual General Meeting

        


 

 

 

 

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