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CFP: Exploring the Urban Mindscape

Port Towns and Urban Cultures’ Dr Karl Bell is organising a Supernatural Cities conference ‘Exploring the Urban Mindscape’, to be held on Saturday 30th April 2016 at the University of Portsmouth. Please see the CFP below for details. Exploring the Urban Mindscape  Saturday 30th April 2016  University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK Keynote Speaker: Professor Steve Pile, […]

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Dead Men Telling Tales: Maritime Gibbet Lore in Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture

The practice of gibbeting, also known more specifically as hanging in irons, or hanging in chains, was a particularly macabre punishment for a variety of convicted felons, and yet it is the image of the pirate cadaver swinging eerily in the breeze, which appears to have become most engrained in popular culture since the eighteenth […]

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Call for Papers & Panels for the 7th IMEHA International Congress of Maritime History

The Organising Committee appointed by the International Maritime Economic History Association invite proposals for panels and papers to be presented at its 2016 7th International Congress of Maritime History. The Congress will be hosted by Murdoch University, the Western Australian Maritime Museum and the Australian Association for Maritime History and held at Murdoch University, Perth […]

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PhD Bursaries 2015 – Come and Research With Us!

The University of Portsmouth is looking for talented potential PhD students to join us in October 2015. As a UK/EU student, you could be selected for one of 30 fully funded PhD bursary studentships, full-time, over three years. The deadline for completed applications is 4 June, 2015. The University of Portsmouth supports world-class research. In […]

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