“Maritime Risk and Uncertainty, I”, IHR seminar series

Date / time: 21 October, 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm

“Maritime Risk and Uncertainty, I”, IHR seminar series


Thursday 21 October, 16:30-18:15

The next seminar of the Institute of Historical Research’s Partnership seminar series “Risk and Uncertainty in the Premodern World” will run online on Thursday 21 October, 16:30-18:15 London time.

We are delighted to be hosting Mallory Hope, Antonio Iodice and Jake Dyble for the first of two seminars on “Maritime Risk and Uncertainty”.

Mallory Hope (Yale): ‘Marine Insurance and Slave Trading in the French Atlantic’

Antonio Iodice (Exeter/Genoa): ‘Sharing Risks: General Average and Maritime Perils in the Western Mediterranean, 1500-1700’

Jake Dyble (Exeter/Pisa): ‘Risk Sharing, Economic Culture, and the ‘Little Divergence’: Maritime Averages in Tuscany and England’

All are welcome, but registration will be necessary in advance through the Institute of Historical Research’s website. The link can be found below (abstracts for the papers can also be found at this link): https://www.history.ac.uk/events/maritime-risk-and-uncertainty-i

Registration will close on Wednesday 20th October at 16:30 London time.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the seminar convenors at riskseminar2021@gmail.com.