Author Archive | Elizabeth Libero

CFP: Post/Colonial Ports : Place and Nonplace in the Ecotone

Post/Colonial Ports : Place and Nonplace in the Ecotone Concordia University, Montreal, Canada October 24-26, 2019 Conference #6 in the Ecotone series In partnership with EMMA (Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3), MIGRINTER (CNRS-Université de Poitiers) and La Maison Française d’Oxford Deadline for submitting proposals: April 5, 2019 After conferences in Montpellier, Poitiers and La Réunion (France, 2015, 2016 […]

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PhD Student John Bolt in interview

PhD Research with PTUC

  PhD Candidates John D. Bolt and Elizabeth C. Libero discuss what it is like to study with the Port Towns and Urban Cultures research group. John’s research examines the development of the Royal Marines over the nineteenth century, and Elizabeth’s research looks at British South Atlantic expeditions in the early nineteenth century. For more […]

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CFP: Shaped by the Sea: Histories of Ocean Science, Medicine and Technology

This June the University of Manchester will host ‘Shaped by the Sea’, a two-day workshop examining intersections between ocean environments, science, medicine, and technology. PGRs and ECRs are particularly encouraged to apply. Proposals are due APRIL 5. More information below: SHAPED BY THE SEA: HISTORIES OF OCEAN SCIENCE, MEDICINE AND TECHNOLOGY 27-28 June 2019, CHSTM, […]

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CFP: IPPMSN Annual Conference

From 24-55 April 2019, the University of Dundee will host the International Postgraduate Port and Maritime Studies Network’s annual conference. Abstracts are due MARCH 22. See below for more info. ‘Studying the history of port cities and their relationship to maritime endeavour and enterprise is a diverse and interdisciplinary practice, which draws on research methods […]

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Dr. Beaven and Dr. Bell look over the waters of the Solent

A Walk Through Sailortown with the Sailortown App

Join PTUC’s Brad Beaven and Karl Bell on a walk through Portsmouth’s ‘Sailortown’. Professor Beaven and Dr. Bell discussed the Sailortown app and some episodes from our city’s rich history. The Sailortown app charts two walks that highlight several Portsmouth landmarks and monuments. It also allows users to access a database of historical locations such […]

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