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‘Crimes and Portside’ Beyond the Porthole’s next episode is now live! 

‘Crimes and Portside’ Beyond the Porthole’s next episode is now live!  Join us for this next episode of the Beyond the Porthole podcast where we discuss wrecking and smuggling, Charles Dickens and prison hulks, and dive into a wonderful interview about portside prisons with Portsmouth (UK) / Halmstad (SE)  PhD student Oscar Kaarlson that includes […]

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Beyond the Porthole’s first full length episode ‘When The Ship Has Sailed’ is now live!

Beyond the Porthole’s first full length episode ‘When The Ship Has Sailed’ is now live!  On this episode of Beyond the Porthole, join Daisy Turnbull, Charlotte Steffen and Suzanne Marie Taylor as they dive into aspects of maritime cultural history in this episode ‘When the Ship has Sailed’. Here they look at the histories of […]

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Coming Soon – the Beyond The Porthole Podcast!

PhD students from the University of Portsmouth, Suzanne Marie Taylor, Charlotte Steffen and Daisy Turnbull are embarking on an insightful new project looking ‘Beyond The Porthole’ at aspects of maritime and coastal history in a brand new podcast series!  This 7-part series will be diving into current themes of maritime history and talking to some […]

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Lloyd’s Register Surveyors in China, 1869-1918

The Port Towns and Urban Cultures group are excited to see the enrolment of our PhD Candidate Corey Watson. Corey will be funded by Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) for three years to embark on exciting research into the Foundation’s history and archival collection.[1] The research will be supervised by historians in the University of Portsmouth’s […]

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EXTENDED DEADLINE: Postgraduate Online Workshop Call for Papers: Treaty Port China in World History c.1842-1930

Thursday 22 – Friday 23 July 2021, 08.30 to 13.00 (BST/UTC+1) or 15.30 to 20.00 (UTC+8) both days 2021年7月22日(星期四)-7月23日(星期五),08.30-13.00(英国夏令时间/世界协调世界+1)或15.30-20.00(世界协调世界 + 8)两天都是如此 The University of Portsmouth’s ‘Port Towns and Urban Cultures’ group, in collaboration with its partners Lloyd’s Register Foundation Heritage and Education Centre, Dalian Maritime University and Hong Kong Baptist University, invites papers from postgraduate […]

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Fully-funded PTUC PhD Project with the University of Portsmouth and Lloyd’s Register Foundation

Port Towns and Urban Cultures are excited to announce an opportunity to study for a fully-funded three year PhD, with opportunities for visiting scholarships in Hong Kong and Mainland China, to commence in October 2021. Project Title: Lloyd’s Register Surveyors in China, 1869-1918 Project Code: SASH6300521 Department / Faculty for the Project:  School of Area […]

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