Promote your events via PTUC! If you have a Port Town, Urban, Maritime or Naval-themed event, we can include it on our website. Please contact PTUC@port.ac.uk with the details. See below for some of the events that may be of interest to you! 2018 April 5th-6th Apr – ‘Healthy or Unhealthy Cities?’, Urban […]
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The Royal Dockyard Worker – Nationalism, Regionalism and British identity in early 20th century England
ICYMI – PTUC Research Associate, Melanie Bassett, contributed to History @ Portsmouth, the blog page of the University of Portsmouth’s history team. The site offers an exciting snapshot into the research interests of both staff and students, and showcases our various academic outputs and public history outreach. Dr Bassett detailed her contribution to a new […]
Free Event: BAME Seafarers in the First World War
A free workshop organised by AHRC public engagement centre, Gateways to the First World War, will be held at the University of Portsmouth which will explore the experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) seafarers in the First World War. Where: University of Portsmouth, University Library When: Wednesday 24th January 2018, 11.00-16.00 BAME seafarers […]
Portsmouth and Gosport Battle of Jutland Interactive Map is live!
PTUC’s Rob James and John Bolt, Research Assistant and PhD student, have created an online map, with the help of a local community group, Portsdown U3A, which identifies the impact of the Battle of Jutland on the people of Portsmouth and the local area. Below, they relate their experiences of the project and chart its achievements. Follow […]
BGEAH Conference 2017: Land and Water.
The British Group of Early American Historians conference 2017, is open for registration! The theme this year is ‘Land and Water: Port Towns, Maritime Connections, and Oceanic Spaces of the Early Modern Atlantic World’ and will take place at the University of Portsmouth between 31 August – 3 September 2017. Event co-organiser, Dr Tom Rodgers describes the […]
The National Impact of the Jutland Battle: Civic and Community Responses during the First World War
The Battle of Jutland The largest naval battle of the First World War was fought in the North Sea near Jutland, Denmark, between 31 May and 1 June 1916. Over 100,000 sailors were aboard 250 warships and it was the only full-scale encounter between steel battleships during the War. This naval battle was unlike any […]