Second European Conference for Automotive History

organized jointly by

Society of Automotive Historians In Britain;

Automobil-Historische Gesellschaft e.V., Germany; and

Contactgroep Automobiel- en Motorrijwielhistorie, The Netherlands

Supported and hosted by

Louwman Museum

Den Haag, The Netherlands 29-31 March 2019


CONTACTS:
In Deutschland:
Thomas Ulrich
Lindenufer 24
DE-13597 Berlin
Germany
Telefon +49 (0)30 3377 5787
Email: thomas.ulrich.berlin@mail.de
Or: pan-european-automotive-history@mail.de
In the United Kingdom:
Anders Ditlev Clausager
62 Viceroy Close
Birmingham B5 7UT, England
Telephone +44 (0)121 440 4745
Email: sahb.secretary@btinternet.com

CONFERENCE INVITATION:
We are proud to invite you to our second European conference for automotive history, to be held at the Louwman Museum, Leidsestraatweg 57, 2594 BB Den Haag, The Netherlands, from 29 to 31 March 2019.
After the success of the first Conference held at the Cité de l‘Automobile in Mulhouse, France, in 2017, the Louwman Museum generously offered to act as host for the next conference.
The programme features presentations on a wide range of topics from automotive historians, both in Europe, and in the USA. Presentations will be in English. The provisional programme is as follows:
Friday 29 March, arrival, informal dinner in the hotel restaurant Bijhorst (at delegate’s own cost) Saturday 30 March, conference in the Museum from 9.00, with a break for lunch, followed by evening dinner (lunch and dinner included in conference fee).
The Saturday dinner will be held in the Restaurant de Landbouw, Zijdeweg 58, 500 metres from the hotel.
Sunday 31 March, a morning session in the Museum, starting at 9.00, ending at lunchtime (option of lunch)
The cost for the conference, including lunch and dinner on Saturday 30 March, will be €125 per person;
for partners attending only the Saturday dinner, €60.
If you wish to take part in the conference sessions without having dinner Saturday night, €75.
Rooms have been provisionally reserved at the Van der Valk Hotel den Haag Wassenaar, Zijdeweg 54, 2245 BZ Wassenaar, which is 1.5km (1 mile) from the Museum, 20 minutes on foot, about 5 minutes by car.
Please book with the hotel, website www.hoteldenhaagwassenaar.nl
Telephone +31 70 511 9344
Email denhaag-wassenaar@valk.com
Mentioning “Pan-European conference”

PROGRAMME OF PRESENTATIONS:
Fons Alkemade: Presentation of the NCAD & CONAM
Tobias Baldus: Egon Brütsch and his Minicars
Wolfgang Blaube: Presentation of the AHG
Jeroen Booij: The “Carrozzeria” Minis and 1100s
Monique Chapelle: Paul Berliet, an Entrepreneur Without Borders
Dr Stefan Dierkes: Three Decades of European GT Coupés Coachbuilt by Pietro Frua
Nebojša Đjorđjević: The Belgrade Sports Car Race, 3 September 1939
Wil Elbers: What Shall We Do With Our Archives?
Ronald Kooyman: Introduction to the Louwman Museum
Guy Loveridge: British “Export or die” Policies after 1945, and the Austin Sixteen European Tour in 1947
Karl Ludvigsen: Ferdinand Porsche — Master of Mechatricity
Elton McGoun: Late to the Party: How US Auto Makers Countered European Sports Cars in the 1950s
Peter Moss: Beauty in Cars: What Makes a Goodlooking Car?
Jens Møller Nicolaisen: Citroën, a Multi-National European Car Maker Adopting American Practice
Dr Pal Negyesi: How the Motor Museum saw the Car
Dr Paul Nieuwenhuis: Ford, Budd, and the Origins of Mass Production
Maria-Anne Privat: When the Horse-drawn Carriage Became the Automobile
Rodolphe Rapetti: Concept Cars: Pure Beauty
Alessandro Silva: Maserati 4-Cylinder Racing and Sports Cars 1932-49
Nigel Smith: The Lancefield Lagonda V12: a car in the Louwman Museum
Kate Sullivan: Transnational Heritage Preservation and Automobile Appreciation
Dr Gundula Tutt: Artificial Leather Materials and Their Use in Vehicles: History and Production
Presentations are of 15 or 30 minutes each. Please note that the programme may be subject to change.
The organisers reserve the right to cancel any part of the programme.

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