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CFP: National Museum of the Royal Navy Research Seminar Programme 2014-2015

The National Museum of the Royal Navy runs a research seminar programme from October to June each academic year.  This seminar programme gives new and established scholars the opportunity to present their latest research to a research active and supportive audience.  All areas and aspects of naval history, British or foreign, strategic, technological, social or […]

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CFP: British Waters and Beyond: The cultural significance of the sea since 1800

The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, in partnership with Oxford Brookes University and Leeds Metropolitan University are holding a one-day, interdisciplinary symposium on Monday 12th May 2014. They are inviting abstract proposals of 250 words in length for 20 minute papers. Deadline: By December 31st 2013 For more information please see http://www.rwa.org.uk/whats-on/events/2013/10/symposium/

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The End of Shipbuilding in Portsmouth

In recent days the news that shipbuilding is to end in Portsmouth has caused a sensation in both the local and national press. Port Towns and Urban Cultures’ Dr Brad Beaven, Reader in History at the University of Portsmouth, was interviewed by ITN’s Rageh Omaar to comment on the historical and cultural significance of shipbuilding […]

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Greenwich Maritime Institute Research Seminar

Dr Rob James, from the Port Towns and Urban Cultures project team, will be delivering a paper entitled, “If there’s one man that I admire, that man’s a British tar”: The Navy, Identity and Leisure in Early-Twentieth Century Britain,” at the Greenwich Maritime Institute on Wednesday the 6th of November, 2013. The paper analyses popular […]

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Call For Articles

The PTUC team at the University of Portsmouth welcome contributions to the new Port Towns and Urban Cultures website. We are seeking to expand knowledge and partnerships about life in port towns and cities in Britain and across the globe. The website provides a great opportunity for researchers to contribute to this growing discourse and […]

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Centre for Port & Maritime History, Liverpool, Conference on ‘The “Otherness” of Port Cities,’ – 12 to13 September 2013

Three members of the Port Towns and Urban Cultures project team are delighted to be giving papers at the Centre for Port & Maritime History, Liverpool, conference on ‘The “Otherness” of Port Cities,’ 2013. This is the second conference from the Centre for Port & Maritime History, which is a collaborative venture between The University […]

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