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Conference Report: WHA Barcelona Symposium, 26-28 March 2014

Barcelona – not just a beautiful and welcoming city, but with its own rich maritime history and flavour (quite literally, in the excellent seafood) – was an ideal setting for the World History Association‘s latest symposium, on ‘Port Cities in World History’, hosted by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. As is usually the way at large international conferences, with […]

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University of Portsmouth: Fees Only Bursaries Available

The Centre for European and International Studies Research (CEISR) at the University of Portsmouth is offering fees-only studentships, available for a three-year period (full-time) or a five-year period (part-time) of doctoral study commencing in September 2014. The Centre welcomes applications from students wishing to work on projects in any of the areas indicated below. Please […]

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70th Anniversary of D-Day

D-Day Anniversary Events Across The South Events marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day can be found on a new events calendar provided by the D-Day Museum, Portsmouth. Aiming to draw together in one place as many D-Day and Second World War related events as possible, the calendar is searchable and will help members of the […]

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D-Day Conference

D-Day Conference 10th – 11th May 2014, held at the D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea – If you are interested in learning even more about D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, visit Southwick House Map Room and don’t miss an exciting opportunity to hear from a range of speakers including; “The Silent Day: The United […]

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BSSH Seminar: Uncharted Waters: Researching Sounds, Ships and Sailortowns

The British Society of Sports History, South of England Network, London Branch present their next History Seminar. Dr Catherine Tackley (Open University), will be giving a paper entitled ‘Uncharted Waters: Researching Sounds, Ships, and Sailortowns.’ The seminar will take place on Monday, 31st March at 5:15 pm, in Room STB8 in the basement of Stewart […]

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