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:
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
Session 3 — Researching the Waterways
Hugh Conway Jones
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