Author Archive | Melanie Bassett

*** Extended Deadline *** CFP: The First World War at Sea: Conflict, culture and commemoration

Submission deadline: 1st March 2018 Conference: 8-10 November 2018, The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, United Kingdom The AHRC’s ‘Gateways to the First World War’ public engagement centre and the NMM are hosting a conference which will explore the First World War at sea through wide-ranging themes designed to provide a forum for interdisciplinary research and new perspectives on the […]

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Free Event: BAME Seafarers in the First World War

A free workshop organised by AHRC public engagement centre, Gateways to the First World War, will be held at the University of Portsmouth which will explore the experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) seafarers in the First World War. Where: University of Portsmouth, University Library  When: Wednesday 24th January 2018, 11.00-16.00 BAME seafarers […]

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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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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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