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CFP – Summer 2015 Workshop: Leisure and Coasts, Ports and Waterways

BSSH South Summer Workshop 2015: Leisure and Coasts, Ports and Waterways, in association with The University of Portsmouth’s Port Towns and Urban Cultures Group Venue: University of Portsmouth   Date: Saturday, 13th June 2015 Call for Papers This workshop seeks to examine the development and expansion of leisure in coastal regions, port towns and cities, and on and alongside […]

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The Coastal History Blog 8: “Rivers of the Anthropocene”

Last week I attended a remarkable two-day conference in Indianapolis that brought together earth scientists, life scientists, social scientists, artists, historians, and theologians in a wide-ranging program about people and rivers in the anthropocene.  The “anthropocene” is a new term expressing the idea that the human impact on the earth’s crust, the atmosphere, and the […]

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