HFF first Open Access Grant
Our first Open Access Grant has been awarded to Maayan Cohen for the publication of ‘Maʻagan Mikhael B, Israel: a preliminary report of a Late Byzantine–early Islamic period shipwreck’ in the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology.
Crystal first HFF Scholar PhD
Crystal el-Safadi, the first Honor Frost Scholar at the University of Southampton, successfully passed her PhD viva exam with flying colours making her the first HFF scholar to become a doctor.
Honor Fost Archive weighs anchor
The University of Southampton Special Collections has agreed to add the Honor Frost Archive (1917-2010) to its manuscript holdings. More…
‘Under the Mediterranean’poster competition
The winner of the HFF Under the Mediterranean 2017 conference poster competition are A. Zavitsanou and D. Sakellariou of the Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research. More…
Phoenician Ship digitally recorded at 110 metres
A team of archaeologists supported by technical divers under the direction of Dr. Timmy Gambin, has just concluded two weeks of research on a Phoenician Shipwreck off the island of Gozo. More…
Soundings: The Frost Interview Project
The Honor Frost Foundation is pleased to announce an important oral history initiative on the history of maritime archaeology, viewed through the seminal contributions made by Honor Frost to the discipline. More…
The Department of Antiquities Cyprus has, in close collaboration with the HFF, recently completed a successful workshop on the Conservation of Underwater Finds in Cyprus, the workshop was aimed at training of conservators and technicians already working or who will be working with material from underwater sites. Here are a selection of photos from the […]
We are pleased to announce that the Foundation is now offering an Annual Fieldwork Bursary. We are offering funding of between €500 – €1000 per applicant to participate in a maritime archaeological fieldwork project in order to gain more field experience. Eligible applicants should be nationals of Lebanon, Syria, Cyprus or Egypt. The bursary will […]
After the first successful organisation of MAGS in February of 2018, we are pleased to announce MAGS 2019 at the University of Southampton from March 29-31. The organisation of the symposium will be a collaboration between PhD candidates from the Centre for Maritime Archaeology (CMA) at the University of Southampton and the Oxford Centre for […]
Honor Frost has recently been selected as a member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame, the WDHOF is dedicated to recognising and honouring the contributions of women divers and Honor Frost was selected alongside 8 other extraordinary women as new members for 2019. For more information
HFF first Open Access Grant has been awarded to Maayan Cohen for the publication of ‘Maʻagan Mikhael B, Israel
Our first Open Access Grant has been awarded to Maayan Cohen for the publication of ‘Maʻagan Mikhael B, Israel: a preliminary report of a Late Byzantine–early Islamic period shipwreck’ in the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. The Maʻagan Mikhael B shipwreck was found in 1.5m of water, beneath 1.5m of sand, 70m off the Mediterranean […]
The Honor Frost Foundation is happy to announce that we have officially started a publication programme with two series: Research Publications, peer-reviewed General Publications. The first volumes to appear in the series are the result of sessions at the Under the Mediterranean Conference in Nicosia in October 2017, and will be published with Sidestone Press, […]
To mark the arrival of the Honor Frost Archive at the University of Southampton, the Archives and Manuscripts at Hartley Library are holding a drop-in session on Friday 1 June 12.00-16.00. The session will provide a great opportunity to view some of the highlights of this extensive collection and to find out more about a […]
HFF is delighted to have inspired and co-sponsored this recent, highly successful event. It was held at the Ioannou Centre, University of Oxford and HFF scholars played a major role in its organisation. Read a summary of the event.
As part of its ongoing commitment to ensuring the widest possible dissemination of research to a global readership, the Honor Frost Foundation is delighted to announce the new HFF Open Access Grant. The grant is intended to support authors who would otherwise not be able to publish their research as Open Access articles and will […]
The Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) in Nicosia, Cyprus, welcomes scholars and students specializing in archaeology, history, and culture of Cyprus and the eastern Mediterranean. CAARI is located in central Nicosia close to the Cyprus Museum and the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus (both with major libraries), as well as the […]
In celebration of 100 years since Honor Frost’s birth The Times of Malta publish an appreciation of her life. Read the Times of Malta article
In an attempt to build local capacity in Lebanon, the Honor Frost Foundation funded the first Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) field school in underwater archaeology that took place in the country from the 7th to the 10th of September 2017. The field school was also supported and hosted by the Department of Archaeology and Museology (DAM) at the University of […]
The first issue of the iMARECULTURE newsletters. Started on 1 November 2016, iMARECULTURE is a three year EU project, funded by the European Commission involving 11 partners from 7 EU member states and one associated country. iMARECULTURE scope is to raise public awareness of European identity by focusing in maritime cultural heritage. In particular, iMARECULTURE […]
The Maritime Archaeological Outreach Bus (MOB) has arrived in Cyprus and is already on the road – The UK based Maritime Archaeology Trust and the University of Cyprus MARELab have been coordinating the arrival and the content of the Maritime Archaeological Outreach Bus (MOB) for several months and on May 6 it finally began its […]
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.