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An ocean without history? CMA & SMMI annual lecture
Fri 24 March 2017, 17:30 – 19:30 GMT
The Centre for Maritime Archaeology and Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute inaugural annual lecture will be given by Dr Ulrike Guérin, UNESCO Secretariat of the 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage. Dr Guérin's talk is entitled:
'An ocean without history? Bringing the importance of the ocean’s history and underwater cultural heritage to the attention of the UN and of governments.
At a time when the UK government is ever more closely aligning itself with the UNESCO 2001 convention, with formal adoption becoming a clear possibility, this talk represents a chance to hear about the value and importance of our shared cultural heritage and how it can be protected. This a public talk open to all.