Author Archive | Melanie Bassett

The first LR Asian Office was opened on 
Nanking Road Shanghai. Nanking Road, 1911.

Lloyd’s Register Surveyors in China, 1869-1918

The Port Towns and Urban Cultures group are excited to see the enrolment of our PhD Candidate Corey Watson. Corey will be funded by Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) for three years to embark on exciting research into the Foundation’s history and archival collection.[1] The research will be supervised by historians in the University of Portsmouth’s […]

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Victoria Harbour with Hong Kong Island in the background, c.1862. Unknown artist.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Postgraduate Online Workshop Call for Papers: Treaty Port China in World History c.1842-1930

Thursday 22 – Friday 23 July 2021, 08.30 to 13.00 (BST/UTC+1) or 15.30 to 20.00 (UTC+8) both days 2021年7月22日(星期四)-7月23日(星期五),08.30-13.00(英国夏令时间/世界协调世界+1)或15.30-20.00(世界协调世界 + 8)两天都是如此 The University of Portsmouth’s ‘Port Towns and Urban Cultures’ group, in collaboration with its partners Lloyd’s Register Foundation Heritage and Education Centre, Dalian Maritime University and Hong Kong Baptist University, invites papers from postgraduate […]

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Fully-funded PTUC PhD Project with the University of Portsmouth and Lloyd’s Register Foundation

Port Towns and Urban Cultures are excited to announce an opportunity to study for a fully-funded three year PhD, with opportunities for visiting scholarships in Hong Kong and Mainland China, to commence in October 2021. Project Title: Lloyd’s Register Surveyors in China, 1869-1918 Project Code: SASH6300521 Department / Faculty for the Project:  School of Area […]

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Laboe Naval Memorial. Creative Commons. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laboe_Naval_Memorial#/media/File:Marine_-_Ehrenmal_Laboe.jpg

Fees-Only PhD opportunity – Naval Heritage in Museums and Society: A Comparative International Study

Port Towns and Urban Cultures are pleased to announce an opportunity to study for a fees-only paid PhD with us at the University of Portsmouth.  The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and will be supervised by Dr Mathias Seiter, Dr Melanie Bassett and Professor Brad Beaven.. Successful applicants will receive a […]

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BCMH ‘New Researchers in Maritime History Conference’, 2021 ONLINE EVENT, 12-13 March

The British Commission for Maritime History (BCMH) invites you to join them for the twenty-sixth conference for new researchers. The event will be held virtually for the first time via Zoom. Registration is now open! About this Event The Conference gives new researchers a unique opportunity to present their work in a constructive and supportive […]

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