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Dr Mathias Seiter sharing his research into Wilhelmshaven and Kiel 'sailortowns' (photo credit: Hilde Sommerseth)

PTUC at the SHiP workshop, Ghent 2020

PTUC’s Dr Mathias Seiter and Dr Melanie Bassett were honoured to be invited to the SHiP network’s latest workshop, hosted by the University of Ghent. SHiP, or Studying the History of Health in Port Cities, is funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). They are led by Professor Angelique Janssens (Radboud University, the Netherlands) and […]

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The End of Shipbuilding in Portsmouth

In recent days the news that shipbuilding is to end in Portsmouth has caused a sensation in both the local and national press. Port Towns and Urban Cultures’ Dr Brad Beaven, Reader in History at the University of Portsmouth, was interviewed by ITN’s Rageh Omaar to comment on the historical and cultural significance of shipbuilding […]

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