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W L Wyllie, 'Torpedo Practice'. Courtesy of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Alan Villiers Memorial Lecture Essay Competition, 2014

The website britishnavalhistory.com has announced a competition for Postgraduates involved in the research of maritime and naval history. All entries must be a piece of primary source research and the successful entrant will receive a bursary and the opportunity to deliver their paper at British Naval History’s forthcoming conference, ‘German Submarine Warfare 1914-1918’ in October […]

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PTUC PhD Bursary Available at the University of Portsmouth!

PTUC is looking for new researchers. The School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies are offering a full time PhD bursary for a study connected with the History of Port Towns and Urban Cultures. Title: PhD Bursary – History of Port Towns and Urban Cultures Application deadline: Wednesday 26 February 2014 Start date: October 2014 Project description: The Port Towns […]

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Sixth Swedish Historians Meeting in Stockholm

PTUC’s Brad Beaven and Louise Moon, alongside colleagues at the University of Gothenburg will be attending and delivering a session panel entitled “Work, leisure and living Mapping the Port Town, c. 1800-1950,” 8th – 10th May at the Sixth Swedish Historians Meeting held in Stockholm. This session will look at two European port towns – Gothenburg in […]

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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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