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Saskatchewan Underwater Council’s Speakers Series with Thierry Boyer, Underwater Archaeologist and the Franklin Expedition

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Join us on January 24th, 2024 at 7 p.m. to hear Thierry Boyer discuss the ill-fated Franklin Expedition, as well as the discovery, research, and preservation of the HMS Terror and HMS Erebus. The event will be hosted virtually through Microsoft Teams; please see the webinar link below. All Saskatchewan Underwater Council members in good standing are eligible for free SUC Speaker Series events as a member benefit.

Thierry Boyer: Underwater Archaeologist with Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Team

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Thierry Boyer was born on the South Shore of Montreal. He began studying anthropology and historical archaeology at Laval University in Québec City, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in 1999. He then travelled to France to pursue a Master’s degree in Marine Archaeology at the Sorbonne, focusing on ancient ship bilge pumps. He started as a volunteer with Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Service in 1997, excavating the Elizabeth and Mary shipwreck (1690), and became a full-time underwater archaeologist with the team in 2007. He previously worked on a number of archaeological projects, both underwater and on land, in Wyoming, Quebec, and Ontario.

Thierry has long been interested in public outreach and education. He also serves as the photo and video specialist for Parks Canada’s underwater archaeology team.


Wednesday, January 24, 2024

8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. EST

Online event

Event by Saskatchewan Underwater Council

Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook


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