6 November.  Adventures on the High Seas: Researching the Shipping Industry. Invited talk as a guest lecturer International Trade and Commercial Law for Dr Pengfei Zhang, Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, Solent University, (Baum-Talmor, P.)

December. Visiting Professor, Maritime Labour Law and Practice (18 lectures), Law School, Dalian Maritime University, (Shan, D.)


5 May. 'Living to tell a tale: Why ethnography rocks', iSPER Maritime and Logistics, Business and Policy (MLBP) research group, Plymouth University, (Turgo, N.)

8-11 May. 'Interaction between seafarers and shoreside personnel: Focus on the use of email and telephone', CrewConnect Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, (Turgo, N.)

10 May. ‘Struggling at sea? Seafarers’ health on board’, AOS National Conference, Hayes Conference centre, Swanwick, (Acejo, I.)


24 September – 2 October. 'Eat, Love and Pray: Health and Self-medication Practices of Filipino Seafarers', AHOY Training Course of the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA), Waterfront Manila Pavilion, Manila, (Turgo, N.)

3 October. 'Knowledge sits in places: The vernacularity and emplacement of fish markets', Bulwagang Bonifacio, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), Sta Mesa, Manila, (Turgo, N.)

4 October. 'The everyday life of a fishing community: Focus on the production of knowledge', Dept of Filipino and Phil Literature, College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman, (Turgo, N.)

4 October. 'The Researcher and the sea: Doing fieldwork on-board merchant vessels', College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman, (Turgo, N.)

19 April. ‘Future manpower to shipping – emerging challenges and solutions’, address at international conference on IMO 2016 Theme of ‘Shipping Indispensable to the World’, AMET University, Chennai, (Turgo, N.).

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