Age of Sail, 1450–1850
October 7–9, 2010 • The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Registration • Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL)—2202 Main Mall, University of British Columbia. Conference packets and name badges may be picked up at the Registration Desk. All conference sessions will take place at AERL.
Conference participants who have signed up for bus transportation will board the buses at the conference hotels (Sandman Suites and Sylvia Hotel).
Buses leave the hotels for the University of British Columbia.
Opening remarks • Daniel Vickers, University of British Columbia
Session I • Contesting European Hegemony
Chair: Jonathan Eacott, University of California, Riverside
Asian Maritime Expansion in the Age of Sail: The Case of the Zheng Dynasty of Seventeenth-Century China
Tonio Andrade, Emory University
Europe’s Age of Sail, Ocean Basins, and Southeast Asia
Jennifer Gaynor, State University of New York, Buffalo
Mare illorum: The Indian Ocean as Precolonial Legal Space
Sebastian Prange, University of British Columbia
Comment: Philip Stern, Duke University
Buses leave AERL for the Vancouver Maritime Museum
Reception • Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden Avenue, Vancouver
Buses leave the Maritime Museum for the conference hotels. Dinner is on your own.