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Tickets Available for the Annual Honor Frost Foundation Lecture on December 15

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Tickets Available for the Annual Honor Frost Foundation Lecture on December 15

“Marine Geoarchaeological studies in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea” will be delivered by Professor George Papatheodorou of the University of Patras Thursday 15 December 2016 at 18.00 at the British Academy, Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH. We have now set up an event page for you to register if you wish to attend. We hope to welcome you on Thursday 15...

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2016 SCAPE/NAS Conference call for papers: May 8 deadline

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2016 SCAPE/NAS Conference call for papers: May 8 deadline

Call for papers! The SCAPE/NAS conference on coastal and maritime archaeology will be held in Scotland in November. Themes include: new research; impacts of climate change upon the resource and Scotland’s maritime legacy. Check out the Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ScotlandsCoastalHeritageAtRisk) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/CoastArch)...

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3D Photogrammetry Workshop at IKUWA Conference

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3D Photogrammetry Workshop at IKUWA Conference

The IKUWA Conference in Australia will be hosting a two day photogrammetry workshop. Sign up and learn how to record your sites in 3D! Check out the program...

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Upcoming talk- Roman Maritime Law: Navigating Mare Nostrum

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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 (dogmatic) rules of Roman maritime law with contemporary debates...

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In Memoriam of Martin Dean

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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, as well as co-edited the original Nautical Archaeology Society Guide to...

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IKUWA 6 Conference in Fremantle, Australia

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IKUWA 6 Conference in Fremantle, Australia

        The next IKUWA conference will be held in Fremantle, West Australia, from November 28-December 2, 2016. It will be hosted by the Western Australian Museum and marks the first time the conference has been outside of Europe. Visit the IKUWA6 conference page for more...

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Registration open for the 14th International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology (ISBSA)

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Registration open for the 14th International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology (ISBSA)

The Programme for ISBSA 14 has been arranged. 71 papers and 30 posters are going to be presented during the week of 21–25 September in historic Gdansk, Poland. The main themes are: Ships and Ships Finds in the Baltic, Maritime Landscapes and Harbour Installations, Recent Discoveries of Remarkable Ship Finds or Significant Sources, Research Methods, Studies in Ship Construction, Experimental Nautical Archaeology; Bark, Skin, Logboats and Far Eastern Vessels. You can find a copy of the provisional programme and registration form at the ISBSA...

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Ships and Shorelines: Maritime Archaeology for the 21st Century, 16-18 October 2015

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Ships and Shorelines: Maritime Archaeology for the 21st Century, 16-18 October 2015

The Royal Archaeological Institute’s annual conference will be held at the University of Southampton and titled Ships and Shore-lines: Maritime Archaeology for the 21st Century on 16 – 18 October 2015. Organised by the Royal Archaeological Institute, in association with the University of Southampton Lifelong Learning Programme and the Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Visit the conference page...

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ECU Maritime Studies: Expedition Costa Rica

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ECU Maritime Studies: Expedition Costa Rica

Students from the Maritime Studies Program at East Carolina University are preparing to conduct this summer’s field school in Costa Rica. You can find more information and follow our progress via our Facebook page and our...

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Job Posting: Archivist for the Honor Frost Foundation

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Job Posting: Archivist for the Honor Frost Foundation

The Honor Frost Foundation is seeking a consultant archivist to catalog the Honor Frost Archive for a set period of 100 days. Pay will be commensurate with the Archives & Records Association standards. See the full job listing...

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Job Posting: Vancouver Maritime Museum

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Job Posting: Vancouver Maritime Museum

The Vancouver Maritime Museum has two current job openings, a collection associate and a curator. Find the job descriptions here. Applications will be accepted until May 29,...

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Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds Free Online Course Begins May 25

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Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds Free Online Course Begins May 25

Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology Learn how maritime archaeology investigates our changing relationship with the oceans and seas, from 2.5m years ago until today. People have explored and depended on the oceans of our planet for millennia. During that time the geography of our world has changed radically as coastal regions have flooded and islands have risen up, or been lost beneath the waves. With 70% of the world’s surface covered by water, an unparalleled, yet largely untouched record of human life has been left beneath...

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Beyond the Sea Symposium

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Beyond the Sea Symposium

The Centre for Maritime Archaeology Research Group, at the University of Southampton, welcomes attendees to its maritime based Post-Graduate and early career researchers symposium: Beyond the Sea (29th -20th of May, 2015). Following on from the successful Land and Sea conferences, the new symposium (Beyond the Sea) addresses the following topics: Maritime Technology (including shipwrecks), Heritage Management, Submerged Landscapes, Ports & Harbours and New Technologies/Methodologies....

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What type of maritime archaeologist are you?

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What type of maritime archaeologist are you?

Check out this fun quiz and maybe find your calling! Sign up for online Shipwrecks and Submerged World course- its free and starting May 25!...

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Hoi An Underwater Archaeology Field School, Vietnam

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Hoi An Underwater Archaeology Field School, Vietnam

The Institute of Archaeology in Hanoi will be hosting a 4-week underwater archaeology field school at Hoi An in Vietnam from Monday 15 June 2015 until Friday 10 July 2015. The field school is supported and funded by SEAMEO SPAFA and the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE). Trainers will include Dr. Mark Staniforth (Flinders University), Sally May (WA Museum), Dr. Jun Kimura (Tokai University), Martijn Manders (RCE), Dr. Le Thi Lien (IA) and Ian McCann. One of the main aims is to develop awareness of, and capacity building in,...

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