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.

A Man O'War or three on the Mersey

17/09/2019   |   Andy Sherman

HMS Conway was the Mercantile Marine Service Association's training school for offices in the Merchant Navy. Moored of Rock Ferry in the River Mersey, three vessels carried the name before the last ship was wrecked off Wales. Several memorials can be found to her on both sides of the river and the memory of a Man O'War on the Mersey is still strong on the Wirral.

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So you go on holiday to get away from it all......

29/08/2019   |   Lara Band

In which a CITiZAN archaeologist goes on holiday and bumps into Scotland's intertidal archaeologists SHARP out on fieldwork.....

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Searching for Subtidal Archaeology

31/07/2019   |   Phoebe Ronn

Phoebe Ronn writes on how volunteering with CITiZAN and the Thames Discovery Programme led her to take a degree in archaeology at the University of York and focus on lost landscapes off the coast of England in her dissertation.

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Searching Mersea exhibition opens at Mersea Museum

26/07/2019   |   Lawrence Northall

CITiZAN supported oral histories project "Searching Mersea" involved collecting stories and memories from local Mersea Islanders, to learn more about its changing coastline and disappearing foreshore heritage. A year and a half on, an exciting exhibition has opened to present some of the project's findings. This includes objects, an interactive map and an archive of audio recordings.

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Everything is content

23/07/2019   |   Chris Kolonko and Andy Sherman

In the first week of July the whole CITiZAN team arrived in Portsmouth to learn how to make videos for social media. Read all about our attempts to be the next Kathryn Bigelow or Steven Spielberg, as well as our first quarterly meeting of the year.

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