November 2018 Scapa Flow Naval History Conference

SCAPA FLOW CONFERENCE

November 23-24, 0900-1700.

Kirkwall Grammar School, The Meadows,

Orkney KW15 1QN. Tel +44 1856 872102.


Friday, 23 November 2018

Start

Finish

Subject

Who

09:00

09:15

Introduction

Nick Jellicoe 

09:15

10:00

Securing the National Interest: Seapower 1918-19. 

Prof. Andrew Lambert, King’s College, London

10:00

10:45

The Navy’s Evolving Purpose – Protecting Maritime Interests today

Carl-Johan Hagman, CEO Stena Line

10:45

11:15

Coffee Break

 

11:15

12:00

The High Seas Fleet in World War One – The German Perspective

Dr. Jan Markus Witt, German Naval Association, Laboe

12:00

13:30

Lunch Break

 

13:30

14:15

U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and the American Expeditionary Force -- Allied Commands Divided by a Common Language

Cdr (ret’d) Dr. David Kohnen, US Naval War College

14:15

15:00

The role of personalities in the Anglo-American Naval partnership 

Dr. Nat Sims

15:00

15:30

Coffee Break

 

15:30

16:15

The Context and Impact of the Scuttling of the German Fleet

Nick Jellicoe

16:15

17:00

Questions, Feedback and Discussion

Presenter Panel 

 

 

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Start

Finish

Subject

Who

09:00

09:15

Introduction

Nick Jellicoe

09:15

10:00

The Orcadian Experience  

 

Tom Muir, Kirkwall Museum

10:00

10:45

Scapa Flow in German Memory 

 

Dr. Stephan Huck, Director German Naval Museum, Wilhelmshaven

10:45

11:15

Coffee Break

 

11:15

12:00

(TBD) Contemporary German Reactions to the Scuttle  

 

Prof. Dr. Michael Epkenhans, Centre for Military Research, German Bundeswehr 

12:00

13:30

Lunch Break

 

13:30

14:15

The Tin Openers, Myth and Reality – Intelligence from U-boat Wrecks in WW1

Dr. Innes McCartney, University of Bournemouth

14:15

15:00

The wrecks of Scapa Flow: Marine life legacy

Jo Porter

15:00

15:30

Coffee Break

 

15:30

16:15

Examining naval history in museums: An Anglo-German comparison of the Great War at sea.

Anna-Lena Schneider, University of Portsmouth

15:15

16:00

The Jellicoe Special

Robert Fodden

16:00

17:00

Questions, Feedback and Discussion

Presenter Panel