The Culture in Crisis Portal On the 2nd December 2019 the Foundation attended the launch of the V&A Culture in Crisis Portal. Over the last few months the Foundation has been uploading details of HFF funded projects to the portal which is a free online resource developed by the V&A. The aim of the portal
In the Footsteps of Honor Frost The life and legacy of a pioneer in maritime archaeology The first volume in the new HFF Publication series is now available for pre order through the Sidestone website. This volume follows on from the session ‘In the Footsteps of Honor Frost’ at the HFF conference held in Cyprus in October 2017. This volume
Update from the 2019 underwater survey for the Ancient Akrotiri Project PRESS RELEASE Ancient Akrotiri-Dreamer’s Bay Project Underwater Season 2019 Underwater Survey Director: Dr. Lucy Blue, Centre for Maritime Archaeology, University of Southampton Previous Next Images courtesy of Steven Lopez The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces the completion of the
HFF Steering Committee advisor Antony Firth attends the GLobal Ocean Social Sciences (GLOSS) event on behalf of the Ocean Decade Heritage Network The Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (the ‘Ocean Decade’) is a UN initiative for the period 2021-2030 that is currently in its planning phase. Limited reference to cultural heritage in their
Launch of the Cyprus Coastal Assessment Project (CCAP) The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces that the research programme entitled “Cyprus Coastal Assessment Project (CCAP)” with funding from the Honor Frost Foundation has begun on 2 September 2019. The aim of the project is the mapping and documentation of the underwater
Update from the Maritime Archaeology Outreach Project (MAOP) Earlier this year the Foundation funded the Maritime Archaeology Outreach Project in Egypt. The project’s main aim is to educate children about maritime archaeology, which will have direct influence on the way they think about the material past, its discovery, significance, value and protection. So far the project
Support for the first global planning meeting of the IOC Decade of Ocean Science The Foundation provided support for the first global planning meeting of the IOC Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, from the 13th – 15th May at the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen. Dr Antony Firth from the HFF Steering
AUB – Minor in Marine Sciences and Culture The American University of Beirut (AUB) is offering a Minor in Marine Sciences and Culture, sponsored by the Foundation. Housed in the department of History and Archaeology, and in collaboration with the departments of Biology and Geology, this Minor focuses on the coastal remains of the past in the Mediterranean.