Latest Blog entries

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.

CITiZAN awarded COVID-19 NERC funding

05/06/2020   |   Danielle Newman

Although much of the world has been on pause due to the coronavirus, this is not the case on the coast: erosion never stops.

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Ramsgate Harbour & Dunkirk 80th anniversary

03/06/2020   |   Lawrence Northall

Ramsgate Harbour played an important role in Operation Dynamo both as an assembly point for Dunkirk Little Ships & a disembarkation point for 80,000 troops. Two of these vessels are moored there today & many others return for Dunkirk anniversary celebrations.

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London’s Lightermen at D-DAY invasion of Normandy

03/06/2020   |   Gustav Milne

The role Thames lighters & lightermen played in preparing for, delivering & supporting the Normandy landings.

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What can we learn from pillboxes?

29/05/2020   |   Chris Kolonko

A look at what we can learn by recording wartime pillboxes. We'll take a look at 'Earwig Villa' on the East Yorkshire coast.

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Online Teaching for Classrooms and Home Schooling

27/05/2020   |   N/A

Details for teachers and home-schoolers for online session and courses with Dr Sam Griffiths, across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

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