The Vasa. (S. Gray)

MA Naval History Sweden Field Trip, 2018

The MA in Naval History is able to utilise the links created through the Port Towns and Urban Cultures research group to organise some pretty special field trips. These have included curator-led tours on the Mary Rose, HMS Victory, the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, as well as a lecture aboard HMS Warrior by Prof. Andrew […]

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BAME Seafarers

Workshop Report: BAME Seafarers in the First World War

Full Report on the Event from Co-organiser, Antony Firth Workshop: BAME Seafarers in the First World War University of Portsmouth Library, Portsmouth 24 January 2018 The Port Towns & Urban Cultures project (University of Portsmouth) recently hosted a free workshop exploring the experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) seafarers in the First World […]

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PTUC Events Calendar

Promote your events via PTUC! If you have a Port Town, Urban, Maritime or Naval-themed event, we can include it on our website. Please contact with the details. See below for some of the events that may be of interest to you!           2018   January 8th Jan – Cathryn Pearce (University of Greenwich/University […]

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Men leaving DY, Unicorn Gate

The Royal Dockyard Worker – Nationalism, Regionalism and British identity in early 20th century England

ICYMI – PTUC Research Associate, Melanie Bassett, contributed to History @ Portsmouth, the blog page of the University of Portsmouth’s history team. The site offers an exciting snapshot into the research interests of both staff and students, and showcases our various academic outputs and public history outreach. Dr Bassett detailed her contribution to a new […]

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