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Southampton Centre for Nineteenth-Century Research

Sea Sites in Island History: Exploring the Lost Communities of Atlantic Britain and Ireland Seminar

David Gange
Time:
16:00 - 18:00
Date:
21 February 2018
Venue:
65/2115, Avenue Campus, SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this seminar, please email Mary Andrew at m.j.andrew@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

Part of the SCNR Seminar Series for 2017-18.

Roundtable Discussion

‘Sea Sites in Island History: Exploring the Lost Communities of Atlantic Britain and Ireland’, with David Gange (University of Birmingham), Stephanie Jones (English, UoS) and Julian Whitewright (Archaeology, UoS).

Speakers will each present 10-15 minute papers and then respond to questions from the audience.

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Speaker information

Dr David Gange, University of Birmingham. Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Birmingham. His first monograph, Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion was published by Oxford University Press in June 2013. He is the author of The Victorians: A Beginner’s Guide (Oneworld, 2016) and is currently writing two books: a second monograph, The Battle for Britain’s Soul: Remaking Human Nature, 1870-1914, and a book of coastal history and travel, The Frayed Western Edge: A Historian’s Journey from Shetland to the Channel based on journeys undertaken for his blog: http://mountaincoastriver.blogspot.co.uk/.

Dr Stephanie Jones,Dr Stephanie Jones is an Associate Professor in English at the University of Southampton. I hold a BA and an LLB from the Australian National University, and a PhD from Queens' College, Cambridge.

Dr Julian Whitewright ,Dr Julian Whitewright is a Teaching Fellow in Archaeology at the University of Southampton. I am a maritime archaeologist specialising in the study of boats and ships, specifically their construction and use. I completed my BA(hons) in Archaeology at the University of Southampton in 1999 and the MA in Maritime Archaeology here in 2000. My doctorate, also at Southampton (2008), addressed the theme of maritime technological change in the ancient Mediterranean through the archaeology of sailing rigs. I joined the archaeology department as a part-time teaching fellow in 2010 and I spend the other part of my time working as a maritime archaeologist at the Maritime Archaeology Trust.

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