Origin and Development of Naval Architecture

Summer School

YA   REALIZADO (Octubre 2015)

II UCA International Summer School – Origin and Development of Naval Architecture (7th – 10th September 2015)

Director: Xavier Nieto Prieto
Coordinator: Darío Bernal Casasola.
Registration: until 24/08/2015
Course Fee: 200 €
Language: English

Objetives:

  1. Our aim is to offer students the possibility of training course on Naval Architecture, a field in which demand increases as underwater archaeology develops.
  2. The presence in Cadiz University of some of the best specialists on the subject will allow for the course to become the forum where priority lines of future research will be detected.

 

Programme

  • Monday 7 September

Naval Architecture in classical times, by Dr. Patrice Pomey

9h – 9h 30 Welcome to students.

9h 30 – 11h Theoretical course. Historiography: Conception and realization of ancient ships. Speaker: Patrice Pomey (Centre Camille Jullian, Université Aix-Marseille, France).

11h – 11h 30 Coffee Break.

11h 30 – 13h Theoretical course. Main architectural types and their evolution from Bronze Age to the end of Antiquity. Speaker: Patrice Pomey (Centre Camille Jullian, Université Aix-Marseille, France).

13h – 14h Symposium and presentation of practical cases by students.

  • Tuesday 8 September

Naval Architecture in medieval times, by Dr. Çemal Pulak

9h – 10h 30 Theoretical course. The development of shipbuilding from the Late Roman to the Late Byzantine Period (Part. 1). Speaker: Cemal Pulak (Texas A&M University, USA).

10h 30 – 11h Coffee Break.

11h – 12h 30 Theoretical course. The development of shipbuilding from the Late Roman to the Late Medieval Period (Part. 2). Speaker: Cemal Pulak (Texas A&M University, USA).

12h 30 – 13h Break.

13h – 14h Symposium and presentation of practical cases by students.

  • Wednesday 9 September

Post-Medieval Portuguese Maritime Archaeology and Naval Architecture, by Dr. Francisco Alves

9h – 10h 30 Theroretical course. Portuguese classical sources of naval architecture of Renaissance and Modern Era (Fernando Oliveira, 1580; João Baptista Lavanha (early XVII century); Manuel Fernandes, 1616) – versus archaeological sources from Portugal: Corpo Santo shipwreck (XIV century), Lisbon riverside; Ria de Aveiro A shipwreck (mid XV century), Aveiro lagoon Mira channel; Cais do Sodré shipwreck (XV/XVI century), Lisbon riverside. Speaker: Francisco José Soares Alves (University of Nova de Lisboa, Portugal).

10h 30 – 11h Coffee break.

11h – 12h 30 Theroretical course. Portuguese classical sources of naval architecture of Renaissance and Modern Era (Idem) – versus Portuguese archaeological sources from Portugal and African coast: Oranjemund shipwreck (early XVI century), extreme south coast of Namibia; Nossa Senhora dos Mártires shipwreck (1606), Tagus river bar; Santo Antonio de Tana shipwreck (1697), Mombasa coast, Kenya .Speaker: Francisco José Soares Alves (University of Nova de Lisboa, Portugal).

12h 30 – 13h Break.

13h – 14h Symposium and presentation of practical cases by students.

  • Thursday 10 September

Naval Architecture in Spain, from Galions to ships of the line, by Dr. Francisco Fernández

9h – 10h 30 Theoretical course. The architecture of Spanish galleons and ships under the Austrian monarchy. Design and construction methods used in XVI and XVII century Spain. Anatomy of the hull and its elements as described in the Ordenanzas. The New Ship Construction proposed by Garrote. Speaker: Francisco Fernández González (Naval Engineering High Technical School of Madrid, Spain).

10h 30 – 11h Coffee break.

11h – 12h 30 Theoretical course. Spanish Naval architecture of the Bourbon ships in the XVIII century.Proportions and building methods of Gaztaéta and his successors. Changes in shipbuiding introduce by Jorge Juan. François Gautier and the new Spanish Shipbuilding. Speaker: Francisco Fernández González (Naval Engineering High Technical School of Madrid, Spain).

12h 30 – 13h Break.

13h – 14h Symposium and presentation of practical cases by students.

Round Table, Patrice Pomey, Çemal Pulak, Francisco Alves, Francisco Fernández and Xavier Nieto

16 h – 19h Activity: Round table with the participation of all the teachers and course participants. Its main aim is to draw conclusions about the state of research in the field of naval architecture and establish priority lines for the coming years.

 

Joint to this great oportunity!!


 

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