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Research Workshop | Oceanic Cultures and Connections


A workshop supported by the Oceanic Cultures and Connections Research Cluster and the Marine, Antarctic and Maritime Research Theme

Start Date

26 Sep 2018 3:00 pm

End Date

26 Sep 2018 4:45 pm


Harvard Room 2, Centenary Building 134, Sandy Bay (SB AR15.L01.134)

RSVP / Contact

If you wish to attend only please RSVP by 14th September via: Eventbrite

We are calling for ten minute presentations by postgrads and staff to share your ocean-related research and teaching with colleagues and visiting researcher Professor Alison Bashford (afternoon tea provided). The aim is to continue to build a research culture around HASS -Oceanic research.

If you would like to present please provide a short abstract (200 words) and bio (50 words) by 14th September to Annalise Rees.

Alison Bashford
Alison Bashford, University of New South Wales

Alison Bashford is Research Professor at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Between 2013 & 2017 she was Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge. She has written extensively on the global history of maritime quarantine, and has recently co-edited Pacific Histories (with David Armitage) and Oceanic Histories (with David Armitage and Sujit Sivasundaram). She is founding co-editor of the Cambridge University Press book series, Cambridge Oceanic Histories. She has recently served on the Board of Trustees of Royal Museums Greenwich, including the National Maritime Museum and the Royal Observatory.

This workshop is supported by the Oceanic Cultures and Connections Research Group and the Marine, Antarctic and Maritime Research Theme.