Tag Archives | Royal Navy


PTUC Events Calendar

Promote your events via PTUC! If you have a Port Town, Urban, Maritime or Naval-themed event, we can include it on our website. Please contact PTUC@port.ac.uk with the details. See below for some of the events that may be of interest to you!           2018   January 8th Jan – Cathryn Pearce (University of Greenwich/University […]

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CFP: A Conference Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Navy’s Continuous At Sea Deterrent

CFP deadline: 22 December 2017. Conference details: 15-16 June 2018. Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Gosport, Hampshire, UK. Download a PDF copy of the Call For Papers Here   To submit a paper proposal please send a 300 word outline and a one page CV by 22 December 2017 to: Alexandra Geary, […]

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Corsairs and Collaborators: The Tankas and Early Colonial Hong Kong

By the Qing (1644-1912 CE) dynasty, the term ‘Tanka’ (pinyin: Danjia) became a common designation for people who lived on boats in the provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi, and Fujian. Throughout the development of the term ‘Tanka’, its various usages and iterations were always denigrating and alienating. Considered a base people, the Tanka were largely excluded […]

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Women and the Royal Navy

It is the Centenary of the Women’s Royal Naval Service this year, and in celebration there has been some exciting scholarship taking place – and some interesting events coming up – concerning women’s history and the Royal Navy. Dr Jo Stanley’s publication Women and the Royal Navy is released on 4th November, and “takes a new historiographical […]

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CFP. Zeebrugge: The Centenary Conference

Conference: 20 & 21 April 2018. National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, UK CFP deadline: 1 December 2017 The National Museum of the Royal Navy are to host a symposium, held in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on the weekend of the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Navy and Royal Marine raid on the port of Zeebrugge. […]

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