Dr. Nicole Basaraba

Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities, TCD

Nicole Basaraba


Dark tourism: Memory, Pilgrimage and the Digital Realm hosted 5 May online from 9 am to 5:30 pm.

Join the (free) Online Dark Tourism Symposium on 9 May 2022

Dark Tourism: Memory, Pilgrimage and the Digital Realm 9 May 2022   |   9:00 – 17:30 (UK time) Hosted by: Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, UK About the Symposium: The Tourism Department (The Business School) and the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier University are hosting a fascinating dark tourism research symposium. It will

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

Attending Academic Conferences as a PhD Student

I presented at three conferences in three different countries within a five week period. No, this is not common or even recommendable. It was a lot of work, travelling, and jet lag, but I met inspiring scholars and learned a lot as a freshman PhD student. I thought I would share, in the event it

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