History@Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth's History Blog

Archive | News

news

newsletterImage resize

History Newsletter – Out Now!

Read the latest edition of History Matters, the newsletter of the History team here at the University of Portsmouth. This edition of the newsletter has updates on new publications, public engagement activities, student projects and interviews with current students, and our strategic research projects including the Port Towns and Urban Cultures and Citizenship, ‘Race’ and Belonging projects. Click […]

Continue Reading 0

Portsmouth Poetry: Remembering Passchendaele

Local cultural organisation ‘Portsmouth Poetry’ has been awarded a grant of £10,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project “I Died In Hell” which will commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, 1917.  The project will focus on telling the story of Portsmouth people who participated in one of the worst conflicts of […]

Continue Reading 0

Jutland Exhibition

An exhibition that maps the distribution of men from Portsmouth and the local area who died during the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916 has opened at the History Centre in Portsmouth’s Central Library. The free exhibition is the result of a collaboration between Dr Rob James, his Research Assistant, John Bolt, and the […]

Continue Reading 0