Author Archive | Louise Moon


Being Human Festival

The University of Portsmouth will be hosting ‘Port City: Narrative of Migration’ as part of the 2015 Being Human Festival. Following a successful funding application, the University will host a series of free and open events, running from the 12th to the 22nd November, which will explore the themes of migration and transient culture in […]

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New Researchers in Maritime History Conference

Applications are invited for the twenty-third British Commission for Maritime History New Researchers in Maritime History Conference held at the University of Plymouth 15th – 16th April 2016. The conference provides a unique opportunity for emerging scholars to present their work in one of the world’s most important historic maritime settings. The Conference supports emerging […]

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Channel Island evacuees outside St Mary’s Church after one of their wartime services

Service in Stockport to Mark ‘Return Home’ of Channel Island Evacuees in 1945

Port Towns & Urban Cultures contributor Gillian Mawson is organising a Channel Islands Evacuee’ church service at St Mary’s, Stockport Market Place on Sunday 23 August at 10.30am. The event will mark the 70th anniversary of the time when thousands of Channel Island evacuees left Stockport, and the surrounding area, to return home in 1945. […]

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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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