Visiting Research Fellowship to University of Luxembourg

Having recently completed my PhD, I thoroughly recommend other freshly-minted doctors consider doing a visiting research fellowship at another university. It was a great experience learning about the different methodologies historians and anthropologists use to conduct research. I also learned that each discipline has its common challenges. For example, in social science, the sampling and […]

The Irish National Famine Way: A Transmedia Story

The National Irish Famine Way is Ireland’s newest accredited national heritage trail that runs approximately 165 km from Strokestown, Roscommon, to Dublin, Ireland. The National Famine Way is a project that I’m honoured to have participated in over the past year. The story starts at the height of the famine in 1847 (Black ’47) when […]

Take-aways from the Inaugural Transmedia Earth Conference 2017

I recently presented my PhD research at the Inaugural Transmedia Earth Conference in EAFIT University, Medellin, Colombia from October 11-13, 2017. As transmedia is an area of study that has become very popular in the past ten years, I was excited to see what areas of research scholars are engaging in. The ethos of transmedia […]

Trinity College Dublin Public Humanities Workshop – May 2017

Over the past two days (May 23-24, 2017) I attended the Public Humanities Workshop at the Long Room Hub in Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland, funded by the DARIAH-EU project and the ADAPT Centre. It brought together academics, librarians, cultural heritage specialists, industry professionals and public administrators from Ireland, Belgium and Poland to discuss many […]