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Being Human Festival

The University of Portsmouth will be hosting ‘Port City: Narrative of Migration’ as part of the 2015 Being Human Festival. Following a successful funding application, the University will host a series of free and open events, running from the 12th to the 22nd November, which will explore the themes of migration and transient culture in […]

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Mapping the Waterfront: Life, Heritage and Visualization of the Port City

Department of Historical Studies, Gothenburg University, Sweden, 9th September 2014 A recent workshop by the Universities of Gothenburg and Portsmouth brought together academics, archivists and heritage professionals to discuss the methodologies, data and potential beneficiaries of mapping port towns. Dr Tomas Nilson and Dr Brad Beaven opened proceedings and explained that the history of port […]

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