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International Cycling History Conference
Offering historians a forum to exchange their findings and ideas                ©2014-2017 ICHC

28TH INTERNATIONAL CYCLING HISTORY CONFERENCE

Schedule

Monday, May 29th
When What
Afternoon Bicycle ride along the “Drais-Route“ (afternoon)
Evening Opening ceremony of the 28th ICHC: Dinner at the Park Inn Hotel Mannheim

Tuesday, May 30th
When What
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Guided tour of the exhibition “2 Wheels – 200 years”
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Hans-Erhard Lessing: Citizen Karl Drais – what we don't know
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Jost Pietsch: An advanced examination of the Tambora hypothesis in relation to the invention of the running machine
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Christophe Lagrange: Sieur Lagrange’s hobby horse
12:00 p.m. – 12.30 p.m. Jan Kralik: Did Ján Kollár ride the draisine and was he the first poet who mentioned this machine?
12:30 p.m. – 13:00 p.m. Nicholas Clayton: Two notable early failures
13:00 p.m. – 02:15 p.m. Lunch Break
02:30 p.m. – 03:00 p.m. Roger Street: The Velocimanipede – The Delight of Royalty
03:00 p.m. – 03:30 p.m. Nathan Cardon: The Bicycle in an Age of Empire (1890 – 1920)
03:30 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. Brian Griffin: Cycle Camping in Ireland in the Victorian and Edwardian Eras
04:00 p.m. – 04:30 p.m. Tony Hadland: George Wilson and Raleigh in the Irish Free State
04:30 p.m. – 05:00 p.m. Renate Franz: Jules Beau, photographer of movement in sports

Further Lectures Tuesday, May 30th (craft room)
When What
02:30 p.m. – 02:45 p.m. Anne Henry: Saint-Etienne cycle industry mapping
02:45 p.m. – 03:00 p.m. Nicholas Oddy: Pipe Dreams
03:00 p.m. – 03:15 p.m. Francis Robin: Paris – Versailles (1867 Dec. 8th ): The first cycling race
03:15 p.m. – 03:30 p.m. Natália Santucci: The elegant sport: Fashion and cycles in Porto Alegre (Brazil, 1895 – 1905)

Wednesday, May 31st
When What
09:15 a.m. – 09:30 a.m. Christian Wignall: Ernest Terah Hooley and the bubble in bicycle shares (1895 – 1897)
09:30 a.m. – 09:45 a.m. Glen Norcliffe: Women and cycling: A recantation and reversion
09:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Peter Ullein: The early years of bicycle production in Nuremberg
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Chris Morris: Small Wheel Portable Bicycles – Evolution or Revolution in the last eight Decades?
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. Carlton Ried: Re-discovering Britain’s 1930s protected cycle tracks
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Raymond Henry: Le Diagonales de France
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Claude Reynaud: Analyse des temoignages dits convergents sur l’invention suppose du velocipede a pedales par Pierre et Ernest Michaux
12:30 p.m. – 13:45 p.m. Lunch Break
02:00 p.m. – 02:30 p.m. Gary Sanderson: George and Robert Crawford and Crawford Bicycles made in Hagerstown, Maryland, USA
02:30 p.m. – 03:00 p.m. Heinrich Bültemann-Hagedorn: Heidemann`s 30 inch bicycle from 1990
103:00 p.m. – 03:30 p.m. Lars Amenda: Gregers Nissen (1867 – 1942) – the Nestor of Bicycle Touring in Germany
03:30 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. Lorne Shields: Odd & Unusual Cycling Photographica
04:00 p.m. – 04:30 p.m. David Herlihy: Pushing the bicycle back to…1864
04:30 p.m. – 05:00 p.m. Meeting of ICHC members

Thursday, June 1st
When What
Day Excursion to the city of Heidelberg and a guided tour of the Heidelberg Palace; lunch break at the old town

2017 ICHC program: english


2017 ICHC programm: deutsch


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