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Oil painting showing a train coming in to a multi-track railyard, with ships masts and smokestacks in the distance.

A Safe Port? Railway accidents in the dock

By now – after many years of work in the ‘Port Towns & Urban Cultures’ project – it’s probably old hat to say that port towns are important intersections between land and water, liminal zones and crossing points for people, goods and ideas. These transient places are of great interest to a range of historians, […]

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CFP: The SAHGB Annual Symposium 2018: Architecture, the Built Environment, and the Aftermath of the First World War

CFP deadline: 11 November 2017, 11am Symposium: 9 June 2018 at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London in the Wolfson Conference Room The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) are keen to engage with urban and cultural historians who do not identify as architectural historians but whose work has obvious implications […]

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