Posts by Peter Campbell

Upcoming talk- Roman Maritime Law: Navigating Mare Nostrum

Posted by on Jan 23, 2016 in News

Upcoming talk- Roman Maritime Law: Navigating Mare Nostrum

Upcoming talk- Roman Maritime Law: Navigating Mare Nostrum The Portus Limen project is hosting a talk by Dr. Paul du Plessis from the school of law of Edinburgh on March 8 at 5 pm in the Archaeology building at the University of Southampton. Abstract: This paper focuses on the historiography of Roman maritime law during the twentieth century. It identifies key assumptions on which past research in this field has been based and argues for a greater integration of the formal...

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In Memoriam of Martin Dean

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in News

In Memoriam of Martin Dean

Sadly, Martin Dean passed away a few days ago. Martin was the long time director of the Archaeological Diving Unit at St. Andrews, which pioneered commercial/CRM maritime archaeology in the UK. From 1986 through 2003, the Archaeological Diving Unit carried out survey and documentation in UK territorial waters, with Dean and the ADU team identifying countless sites for protection and monitoring. He published the Guidelines on Acceptable Standards in Underwater Archaeology,...

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