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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

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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.

.: 6pm – 7pm.

Contact

Bethany Carland-Adams

617-496-6064

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 

 

Location

  • No transportation provided.

For whom

Ages 5 to Senior Adult.

Free!

FREE

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing