Archive | Impact & Outreach


Mapping the Waterfront: Life, Heritage and Visualization of the Port City

Department of Historical Studies, Gothenburg University, Sweden, 9th September 2014 A recent workshop by the Universities of Gothenburg and Portsmouth brought together academics, archivists and heritage professionals to discuss the methodologies, data and potential beneficiaries of mapping port towns. Dr Tomas Nilson and Dr Brad Beaven opened proceedings and explained that the history of port […]

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Copyright The News (Portsmouth) July 2014

Lest We Forget Exhibition in The News

The Lest We Forget Exhibition located at Portsmouth City Museum is now open and Port Towns and Urban Cultures were proud to be a part of it, with PTUC’s Dr Brad Beaven and Dr Melanie Bassett helping to curate the exhibition. One hundred years on, we are all connected to the First World War, either through our own family […]

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Unveiling of Portsmouth Cenotaph, October 1921

Lest We Forget – PTUC working in partnership with a local museum to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War.

  The Port Towns and Urban Cultures research hub is excited to be working in partnership with Portsmouth City Museums and Records Service on their forthcoming project to produce an exhibition and a series of community events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Portsmouth City Museum was awarded […]

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