Call for Papers

1st INTERNATIONAL EARLY ENGINES CONFERENCE

11th-13th May 2017, The Ironworks, Elsecar, South Yorkshire

 

“Ye Fier Ingen Near Bedminster” by John Malchair in 1757. Courtesy of the Library of Corpus Christie College, Oxford
“Ye Fier Ingen Near Bedminster Boydwell” [1st August 1757] by John Baptist Malchair (1730-1812) . Courtesy of the Library of Corpus Christi College, Oxford

CALL FOR PAPERS

Researchers into the history and archaeology of early engines (defined as heat engines constructed before 1812) who would like to present their findings are invited to indicate their intention to the organising committee by the end of May 2016. This needs to be followed by submission of a 300-word synopsis for consideration by the end of August 2016.

The standard length of papers is 30 minutes, with shorter presentations and papers welcome.

Update May 2017: The final programme is now available 

Proposals for papers cover a wide range of topics such as technical developments, operations, financing and of course industrial archaeology.

All correspondence and enquiries can be sent to: admin@earlyengines.org. It is intended to publish the proceedings as a dedicated volume of the Newcomen Society Journal.

Download the original call for papers: IEEC2017_callforpapers

 

The conference is supported through facilities and sponsorship by:

Barnsley MuseumsBarnsley Museums

Newcomen Society

Newcomen Society

HMS

Historical Metallurgy Society

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Northern Mine Research Society

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South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group