Author Archive | Melanie Bassett

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CFP: A Conference Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Navy’s Continuous At Sea Deterrent

CFP deadline: 22 December 2017. Conference details: 15-16 June 2018. Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Gosport, Hampshire, UK. Download a PDF copy of the Call For Papers Here   To submit a paper proposal please send a 300 word outline and a one page CV by 22 December 2017 to: Alexandra Geary, […]

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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 PTUC@port.ac.uk with the details. See below for some of the events that may be of interest to you!       October 2nd Oct – Roger Morriss (University of Exeter) ‘Technology, ideology and innovation […]

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Women and the Royal Navy

It is the Centenary of the Women’s Royal Naval Service this year, and in celebration there has been some exciting scholarship taking place – and some interesting events coming up – concerning women’s history and the Royal Navy. Dr Jo Stanley’s publication Women and the Royal Navy is released on 4th November, and “takes a new historiographical […]

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PTUC Battle of Jutland project features in Local History News

Professor Brad Beaven and Dr Mel Bassett of Port Towns and Urban Cultures at the University of Portsmouth have contributed to the current edition of Local History News with an article entitled “Mapping the national impact of the Jutland Battle: civic and community responses during the First World War project: a partnership project.” Brad and Mel were […]

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CFP. Zeebrugge: The Centenary Conference

Conference: 20 & 21 April 2018. National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, UK CFP deadline: 1 December 2017 The National Museum of the Royal Navy are to host a symposium, held in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on the weekend of the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Navy and Royal Marine raid on the port of Zeebrugge. […]

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