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Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

MRW12: Visions of the Sea: Expanding Horizons in Maritime Archaeology Event

Time:
16:00 - 18:00
Date:
8 February 2012
Venue:
Building 52 - Turner Sims

Event details

Dr Lucy Blue is Senior Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology, Director of the Centre for Maritime Archaeology and presenter of the BBC’s ‘Oceans’. This lecture explores the ways people view the sea, in the past and present, through the lens of material culture. Maritime Archaeology addresses themes, including landscapes, shipwrecks and seafaring. It is inherently interdisciplinary exploiting methodologies from oceanography and geography, ethnography and museology, and often employing cutting-edge technology.

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Multidisciplinary Research Week Keynote Speaker

Dr Lucy Blue is Senior Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology, Director of the Centre for Maritime Archaeology and presenter of the BBC's ‘Oceans'.

This lecture explores the ways people view the sea, in the past and present, through the lens of material culture. Maritime Archaeology addresses themes, including landscapes, shipwrecks and seafaring. It is inherently interdisciplinary exploiting methodologies from oceanography and geography, ethnography and museology, and often employing cutting-edge technology.

This talk will address some of the threats and challenges faced, particularly in developing countries, and will conclude by outlining a variety of means, from capacity building to commercial collaboration, that we pursue in an effort to change perspectives, expand research and reveal the value of our maritime past.

Refreshments will be available from 4pm. Lecture at 5pm.

Posters and artefacts from the department of Maritime Archaeology and the Dunwich Project will be on display.

To register your interest in attending, please email interdisciplinary@southampton.ac.uk

This event is part of Multidisciplinary Research Week which is happening here at the University of Southampton from Monday February 6 to Friday February 10, 2012.

The programme brochure can be viewed here: BROCHURE AS PDF

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