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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Forgotten Wrecks of the First World Database Launched

October 2018

The Southampton-based Maritime Archaeology Trust has created an interactive map and database, showing the location of more than 1,100 First World War shipwrecks as part of its four-year Forgotten Wrecks project funded by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. It reveals wreck sites off the south coast of England, from Margate to St Agnes. The […] Read More

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“Lost Worlds: Deeper into the Black Sea” Screening

October 2018

On 23rd October 2018 the British Museum will be screening Black Sea Films’ “Lost Worlds”, a two hour documentary showing the work of the University of Southampton’s Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project. Hosted by Prof. Alice Roberts and Prof. Jon Adams, this event will be the first showing of the film in Europe. Tickets are […] Read More

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Talk: The Raising of the Mary Rose

August 2018

Christopher Dobbs, Head of Interpretation and Maritime Archaeology for the Mary Rose Trust will be providing his personal insights and anecdotes on the process of excavating and raising the Mary Rose, one of the largest underwater archaeological excavations in history, at an event at the Mary Rose Muesum in Portsmouth on 10th October 2018. Opening […] Read More

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