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Free Virtual Panel Discussion- Diving with a Purpose: A Fifteen-Year Odyssey

By Harvard Museum of Natural History, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, and Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

Diving with a Purpose is an organization dedicated to the documentation and protection of African slave-trade shipwrecks and the maritime history and culture of African Americans.

Scuba

.: 6pm – 7pm.

Ages 5 to Senior Adult.

Contact

Bethany Carland-Adams
hmscpr@hmsc.harvard.edu
617-496-6064

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Free!

FREE

Location

  • No transportation provided.

Additional information

Diving with a Purpose is an organization dedicated to the documentation and protection of African slave-trade shipwrecks and the maritime history and culture of African Americans. Jay Haigler and Albert José Jones will share the organization’s work and recent discoveries. They will discuss the importance of submerged heritage resources in advancing the fields of maritime archaeology and ocean conservation and the need for a better understanding of the transatlantic slave trade and its global, cultural, and social-economic impact on society.

Presented by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, and the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture.

Click here to register for this free virtual event. To join the program, you will need to download the free Zoom app in advance. If you already have Zoom, you do not need to download it again. For details on how to improve your Zoom experience, visit the How to Attend an HMSC Program webpage. 

https://hmsc.harvard.edu/event/diving-purpose-fifteen-year-odyssey