Author Archive | Melanie Bassett

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Fees-Only PhD opportunity – Naval Heritage in Museums and Society: A Comparative International Study

Port Towns and Urban Cultures are pleased to announce an opportunity to study for a fees-only paid PhD with us at the University of Portsmouth.  The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and will be supervised by Dr Mathias Seiter, Dr Melanie Bassett and Professor Brad Beaven.. Successful applicants will receive a […]

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BCMH ‘New Researchers in Maritime History Conference’, 2021 ONLINE EVENT, 12-13 March

The British Commission for Maritime History (BCMH) invites you to join them for the twenty-sixth conference for new researchers. The event will be held virtually for the first time via Zoom. Registration is now open! About this Event The Conference gives new researchers a unique opportunity to present their work in a constructive and supportive […]

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Canadian Coastal Histories

Extended CfP: Canadian Coastal Histories

Deadline for proposals: February 12, 2021 Conference date: September 2021 Dialogues about Canadian coastal cultures, coastal places, and global oceanic connections have taken on a new tenor in a time of climate crisis that will dramatically and disproportionately reshape the future of such conversations. Growing international interest in coasts from a range of disciplines suggests […]

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Coastal Connections

The first three ‘Coastal Connections’ IHR Partnership Seminars announced!

The IHR Partnership Seminar ‘Coastal Connections’ series is excited to announce its first three webinars. All welcome, the seminars are free to attend but booking is required. Webinars Coastal Brexit – 21st Jan 7pm GMT https://www.history.ac.uk/events/coastal-brexit This event explores the complexities of Brexit for the coastal communities spanning the Irish Sea Basin. What coastal connections will strengthen […]

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Human Shore

Event: John Gillis Tribute Roundtable. Presented by the Coastal History Network

Dear Friends and Colleagues: Please join us on December 3 from 11 am to 12:30 pm EST (4 pm – 5.30pm UK) —see Zoom link below—for a roundtable discussion celebrating the career and scholarship of historian John Gillis. John’s work has been wide-ranging, examining German, British, and American social and cultural history. His most recent […]

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The Coastal History Network announces a new IHR Partnership Seminar: Coastal Connections

The Coastal History Network are pleased to announce that they have been successful in their application for one of the Institute of Historical Research’s series of new online Partnership Seminars. ‘Coastal Connections’ will build upon the gathering momentum behind the Coastal History Network which was established earlier this year. Since its launch in April 2020 […]

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