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Documenting Maritime Cultural Heritage

Documenting Maritime Cultural Heritage


Monday, 11 April, 2022

26th April 2022 10am-6pm

Museum of Literature Ireland

86 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland and online

Registration is free. In-person attendance is limited. Please register for in-person or to receive a virtual link at:


The one day symposium concludes activities of the ESRC- IRC funded UK-Ireland networking project co-led by Cardiff University and University College Dublin Harbourview. It draws together community representatives and experts to present the future challenges and opportunities for the preservation and documentation of historic harbours in Ireland and Wales.


10:00 Harbourview: Introduction                                                                                                                Dr Oriel Prizeman, Cardiff University

10:10 Keynote: Harbour heritage: Critical reflections on remote pasts and stormy futures                               Dr Linde Egberts, Vrije Universiteit

10:50 Q&A followed by coffee break


The Use of Digital Tools   

11:30 ICOMOS & Potential of Local Community                           Bill Hastings, ARC Consultants

11:50 Harbourview Case Studies & Digital Tools                          Dr Oriel Prizeman, Cardiff University

12:10 Ballydehob Quay and its Small Satellite Quays                   Cormac Levis, Local Maritime Historian

12:30 Q&A followed by lunch (provided)

Inventories, Classifications & Management

14:00 Harbours of Co Galway – Insights into the 2001 Report      Ronan Waters, Ryan Hanley Engineering

14:20 Classifications & Taxonomies                                            Hilary Wyatt, Cardiff University

14:40 The Role of National Bodies                                             Dr Julian Whitewright, RCAHMW

15:00 Harbour Conservation: Bullock Harbour, Ireland                Lisa Edden, CORA Engineering

15:20 Q&A followed by coffee break       

Closing Remarks & Reception

16:00 Coastal Heritage, Communities & Climate Change             Dr Elizabeth Shotton, UCD

16:30 Q&A


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