CfP: IPPMSN Annual Conference, Hull, 25-26 July
The International Postgraduate Port and Maritime Studies Network Annual Conference will be held at the University of Hull, Maritime Historical Studies Centre on 25 – 26 July.
The organisers are calling for papers from postgraduates and ECRs of any discipline who incorporate any aspect of port and maritime studies. Please see here for more information:
IPPMSN CPF 2018
Abstracts for 20 minute papers, or for proposed panels of three papers, should be 250 words long. Please send to Siobhan Hearne and David Wilson
email@example.com by 5pm (GMT), Monday 14th May.
About Melanie Bassett
Dr Melanie Bassett is a Faculty Research Fellow at the University of Portsmouth. She manages the PTUC website and social media outputs alongside undertaking her own research on port towns. Her PhD research, 'The Royal Dockyard Worker in Edwardian England: Culture, Leisure and Empire' re-examined the concept of a monolithic imperial identity and tracked the nuances of working-class imperialism. She has worked with Professor Brad Beaven on a number of WW1 projects, including 'Mapping the National Impact of the Jutland Battle: Civic and Community Responses during the First World War' and 'Lest We Forget' in partnership with Portsmouth City Museum, which culminated in a large-scale exhibition that commemorated the ways that Portsmouth and its people experienced the War.
Mel previously worked in museums and was employed at Portsmouth City Museum and the Royal Naval Museum.
Follow Melanie @melanie_bassett
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