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Red Sea IV: Connected Hinterlands Event

25 - 26 September 2008
Centre for Maritime Archaeology, University of Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please email Organising committee at .

Event details

Building upon the Society for Arabian Studies' successful Red Sea biennial conference series, the Centre for Maritime Archaeology of the University of Southampton is delighted to bring Red Sea IV to Southampton in September 2008.

Red Sea IV explores themes of connection and communication across and along the Red Sea through the material culture, anthropology, ethnography, history, and languages of peoples living in the hinterlands of the sea from the earliest times to the early modern period.

Organising Committee

The organising committee of the conference comprises:

  • Dr Lucy Blue, Centre for Maritime Archaeology
  • John Cooper, PhD student, Centre for Maritime Archaeology
  • Ross Thomas, PhD student, Centre for Maritime Archaeology
  • Julian Whitewright, PhD student, Centre for Maritime Archaeology

Red Sea IV is made possible by the financial support of the following:
The Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences of the University of Southampton ( )
The Society for Arabian Studies
The Saudi-British Society ( )

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