Blog entries in 2022

We encourage everyone involved in the CITiZAN project to contribute to our blog. Whether you're on site monitoring, in a library researching, or conducting oral history projects, we want to hear from you! To submit an article please email your regional CITiZAN Community Archaeologist with your text and up to five images.

Stakeholders! Archaeological volunteering at Sandwich Bay

02/06/2022   |   Alex Wilson

Throwback Thursday! Alex Wilson writes about his experience volunteering with the East Kent Coast Discovery Programme at Sandwich Bay earlier this year, in between globetrotting work as a chef

Read more +

Hull's 'Endurance' Connection

31/03/2022   |   Hannah Thompson

The recent discovery of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s doomed vessel 'Endurance' has brought much attention regarding the loss of the ship in November 1915 after being engulfed by ice. Rediscovered in a near perfect state of preservation, this brings a sense of closure to this century old disaster. But what of the crew who abandoned her, and their connection to the port city of Hull?

Read more +

CITiZAN's Guide to Coastal Archaeology

10/03/2022   |   Danielle Newman

Introducing our Coastal Guide to Archaeology, your accessible guide to using our app and more as we move beyond the project.

Read more +

CITiZAN's Climate Change Pledge

05/03/2022   |   Oliver Hutchinson

To coincide with the final CITiZAN conference in Liverpool we're launching our teams' pledge towards a sustainable future as we move beyond the project.

Read more +

The scars of war

19/02/2022   |   Andy Sherman

Merseyside was one of the most heavily bombed areas of the country during the Second World War, with thousands of buildings damaged and destroyed. Most of this destruction was cleared away, damaged buildings reapaired and destroyed buildings replaced. But, if you look carefully at some structures around the city you can still see evidence of the aerial warfare waged against Liverpool.

Read more +