Discovering WWII Coastal Defences

March 2019

The Nautical Archaeology Society is running a two day course in Swanage for anyone interested to learn all about the defence mechanisms that were put in place to protect Britain from invasion in WWII. Attendees will also learn how to identify the remains of these coastal defences and how to archaeologically record them, so at […] Read More

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Protecting the London Talk

March 2019

Hidden at the bottom of the Thames Estuary, lies the wreck of a 17th century warship, the London. Mentioned in Samuel Pepys Diary, this ill-fated ship was fully laden with supplies and ready to embark for battle in the Second Anglo-Dutch War, but as families climbed aboard to see their loved ones off she suddenly, […] Read More

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Bournemouth University Martime Archaeology Conference 2019

March 2019

The fourth annual Maritime Archaeology Conference hosted by Bournemouth University. This year’s theme is the archaeology and History of the Modern Era This conference will feature talks and displays from a wide range of specialists in the maritime history and archaeology of the last 150 years.   Speakers will include: Michael Brennan John Broadwater Pete […] Read More

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Webinar: The Archaeology of World War Battleships Video

January 2019

The first live webinar from the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, “The Archaeology of World War Battleships”, has now been posted online by the Nautical Archaeology Society. Host: Miranda Richardson, Editor of the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology Co-Host: Dr Jun Kimura, IJNA Advisory Editor, from the Dept of Maritime Civilizations, Tokai University, Japan, and […] Read More

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Webinar: The Archaeology of World War Battleships

January 2019

The remains of the First and Second World Wars at Sea form a significant part of the ocean’s underwater cultural heritage. Battleship wrecks hold a particular position within this assemblage. As archaeological artefacts they can inform research on naval battles and the conduct of war, technological change, and are a material reflection of world political […] Read More

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The Maritime Archaeology Graduate Symposium

January 2019

The Maritime Archaeology Graduate Symposium Date: 29 – 31 March 2019 (Friday to Sunday) Location: University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Lecture Theatre B Organisers: University of Southampton, Centre for Maritime Archaeology University of Oxford, Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology As the field of maritime archaeology continues to mature into a respected sub-discipline, advances and developments […] Read More

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Honor Frost Foundation 7th Annual Lecture

November 2018

The Seventh Annual Lecture of the Honor Frost Foundation will be delivered at the British Academy in London on 6th December 2018, by Martine Francis-Allouche, maritime archaeologist and scientific co-director of the archaeological research project “Byblos & the Sea”. In the 1960s, Honor Frost, a pioneering figure in maritime archaeology for over 40 years, began […] Read More

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International Shipwreck Conference 2019

November 2018

Tickets are now available for the International Maritime Archaeology and Shipwreck Society’s 37th International Shipwreck Conference on Saturday 2nd February 2019. Provisional Programme Kevin Camidge – The Wheel Wreck Connie Kelleher – The Streedagh Armada Wreck in Sligo Richard Lundgren – Mars wreck John De Bry – The 1565 Ribault shipwreck Matthew Skelhorn – The […] Read More

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