Applications are now open for the Cyprus Underwater Archaeology Fieldschool, supported by the Honor Frost Foundation. The fieldschool will take place in July 2017 on the Nissia shipwreck – application forms can be downloaded from the NAS website. Deadline 28th February 2017. Applications are specifically encouraged from young archaeologists or students of archaeology on Cyprus […]
Bursaries for early career students and scholars to attend the HFF Conference in Cyprus in October 2017
The Honor Frost Foundation is very pleased to announce their intention to support bursaries for early career students and scholars to attend the HFF Conference in Cyprus in October 2017. Twelve places are offered in support of scholars from the eastern Mediterranean region (as defined on the HFF web site: http://honorfrostfoundation.org/grants/ ) Support is provided […]
The Sixth International Congress on Underwater Archaeology (IKUWA 6) was a great success. The congress, hosted by Western Australian Museum, took place 28th November – 2 December 2016. Over 280 archaeologists from 43 countries attended, covering a huge range of themes from Shipwreck to Submerged Landscapes. The Foundation’s presence was highly visible, with papers and […]
January saw the successful launch of the Ma’agan Mikhael ship replica. The success of this project is testimony to the passion, hard work and rigorous scientific analysis and recording of the project team, most notably its director Prof Yak Kahanov. Sadly, Yak was not aboard for the launch, having passed away in late December 2016. However, […]
The Ma’agan Mikhael ship replica is ready to be launched in Haifa, Israel. The Foundation helped fund this exciting replica project that will soon see the launch of a merchant vessel that previously navigated the waters of the Mediterranean some 2400 years ago.
Honor Frost’s contribution as a formative leader in the development of underwater archaeology in Egypt celebrated
Twenty years of Underwater Archaeology in Egypt was officially marked in 2016 by the Central Department of Underwater Antiquities, Ministry of Antiquities. The Alexandria International Conference on Maritime and Underwater Archaeology, held at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina on October 31st – November 2nd 2016, was a huge success and Alison Cathie accepted on behalf of the […]
HFF PhD scholar Crystal al-Safadi currently studying at the University of Southampton, successfully passed her mid-term upgrade on October 28th 2016, the anniversary of Honor Frost’s birth date! Crystal is the first PhD student funded by the Foundation to have reached this stage in her academic career – congratulations to Crystal. Crystal El Safadi – […]
Prof Emad Khalil recipient of an HFF award to publish the first ever handbook of maritime archaeology written in Arabic has recently completed and published the volume. This volume will no doubt be an invaluable text book for Arabic speaking students of maritime archaeology for years to come.
Call for papers: Under the Mediterranean: 100 years on…The Honor Frost Foundation Conference of ‘Mediterranean Maritime Archaeology’ Nicosia, 20-24 October 2017
‘Mediterranean Maritime Archaeology’ to be held on the Anniversary of the Centenary of Honor Frost’s Birth on the Island of Cyprus (28 October 1917). Nicosia, 20-24 October 2017 Organisers: Stella Demesticha (University of Cyprus, Maritime Archaeological Research Laboratory) Lucy Blue (Maritime Archaeological Director HFF/ University of Southampton, Centre for Maritime Archaeology) Call For Papers The […]
The fifth annual lecture of the Honor Frost Foundation “Marine Geoarchaeological studies in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea” will be delivered by Professor George Papatheodorou of the University of Patras on Thursday 15 December 2016 at 18.00 at the British Academy, Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH.
The two successful candidates are Omaima Eldeeb and Katarina Jerbić Omaima Eldeeb is a graduate of Alexandria University’s, Faculty of Arts (2008), where she studied Greco-Roman Archaeology. She has worked as an underwater archaeological inspector in the Central Department of Underwater Antiquities in Egyptian Ministry of Archaeology from 2012 until 2016. She earned her MA (2014) at […]
The Honor Frost Foundation conference of ‘Mediterranean Maritime Archaeology: Under the Mediterranean’
To be held on the Anniversary of the Centenary of Honor Frost’s Birth on the island of Cyprus (28 October 1917). Nicosia, 20-24 October 2017 Stella Demesticha (University of Cyprus, Maritime Archaeological Research Laboratory) Lucy Blue (Maritime Archaeological Director HFF/ University of Southampton, Centre for Maritime Archaeology) The world of maritime archaeology has undoubtedly changed […]
The Trustees of the Honor Frost Foundation are delighted to announce that Dr Lucy Blue has been appointed its first Maritime-Archaeological Director. Dr Blue is currently Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton and Director of the Maritime Archaeological Stewardship Trust, and has been an advisor to the Foundation since 2014. She will take up […]