TITANIC: Memorialization and Memory

Caird Library Research Seminars Programme 2017

A series of seminars convened by the Greenwich Maritime Centre and the National Maritime Museum

25th September

Richard Coltman

Doctoral Student, Greenwich Maritime Centre

TITANIC: Memorialization and Memory

This seminar looks at the memorialization of probably the most famous merchant-ship loss, RMS Titanic. However, the research undertaken for the speaker’s PhD shows that differing groups were remembered at different times, some with public support, others only after private initiatives. This session highlights not just who we choose to remember but also how and when.

More info at: http://www.gre.ac.uk/ach/gmc/seminar-series/nmm-caird-library-seminar-programme

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