Trinity College Dublin

Skip to main content.

Top Level TCD Links

Site map

Events Archive

April 2017

  • 5th April 2017 - Dr. Cornelius Buttimer of University College Cork presented a lecture entitled "Weather Data in Humphrey O'Sullivan's Diary, 1827-35". The meeting took place on Wednesday 5th April, 2017, in the TRISS Seminar Room, Floor 6, Arts Block, at 5pm.

March 2017

  • 24-25 March 2017 - The eighth Space and Settlement in the Middle Ages conference was held in Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin. This year the conference considered the changing dynamics of medieval society and settlement through an exploration of changing landscapes. The conference provided rich discussions on the following themes: Royal landscapes; Food consumption and production; Maritime landscapes; Religious landscapes; and Urban & Rural landscapes. Dr. Mark Gardiner, Queen's University Belfast, delivered the keynote address "New light on the late medieval houses of rural Ireland" on Friday 24th March 2017. Full programme from the event can be found here.
  • 29 Mar-1 Apr 2017 - Prof Poul Holm attended the American Society for Environmental History in Chicago and present the Norfish project at session 4-A Navigating the North Atlantic Past through archaeology, History and the Environmental Humanities.

February 2017

  • 17th February 2017 - A Rountable Discussion organised by Dr. Derek Gladwin (UBC), entitled: "Is Global Climate Action Trumped?" The event took place in Trinity College Dublin, Davis Lecture Theatre, Arts Block, from 6pm.
  • 21st February 2017 - Prof. Donald Worster of the University of Kansas and the Renmin University of China presented a lecture, entitled "Shrinking the Earth: The Rise and Decline of Natural Abundance". It took place in the TRISS Seminar Room, Floor 6, Arts Block, from 4.45pm.
  • 24th-25th February 2017 - The IEHN is co-sponsored a two-day colloquium, organized by Teacht Aniar and Gael Linn, entitled "The Ecological Crisis and the Construction of an Alternative Society: Transformation of Consciousness". The event took place in the Mairtin Ui Cadhain Theatre, Floor 2, Arts Block, TCD.

January 2017

  • The 28th Public Lecture and Meeting of the Irish Environmental History Network featured a lecture by Prof. Andrew Jackson of Trinity College Dublin, entitled "Palaeoecology and Future Ecology Through the Lens of Stable Isotopes". The lecture took place in Trinity College Dublin (TRISS Seminar Room, Arts Block) on Monday, 30 January, 2017, and was Chaired by Dr. Frank Ludlow.

November 2016

  • From the 11th to 12th of November, the Trinity Long Room Hub hosted Ireland and the Caribbean in the Age of Empire symposium, convened by IEHN Co-Founder, Prof. David Dickson, under the auspices of the TCD Centre for Irish-Scottish and Comparative Studies and the Department of History. The line-up included four plenary speakers, the first of whom, Prof. Peter Pope (Memorial, St. John's), was co-sponsored by the IEHN. Prof. Pope spoke on "Interlocking Triangles: The Expansion of the Market for Newfoundland Dry Salt Cod to the Caribbean, c.1670-1750".

April 2016

  • The 27th Public Lecture and Meeting of the Irish Environmental History Network featured a talk by Professor Kurt Villads Jensen of Stockholm University, entitled "Changing Nature in the Baltic Crusades in the Middle Ages". The lecture took place on Tuesday, 12 April, 2016, in the TRISS Seminar Room, Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin, and was Chaired by Dr. Frank Ludlow.

February 2016

  • The 26th Public Lecture and Meeting of the Irish Environmental History Network featured a talk by Professor Steven Hartman (Mid Sweden University), entitled "Inscribing Environmental Memory: Bringing the Historical Past and Underrepresented SSH Knowledge to the Global Change Agenda". The lecture took place on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016, in the Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre of the Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin. The meeting was Chaired by Dr. Charles Travis, Trinity College Dublin.

January 2016

  • The 25th Public Lecture and Meeting of the Irish Environmental History Network featured a lecture by Dr. Peter Jones of the University of Strathclyde, entitled "The 'Pre-History' of Industrial Trawling, and its Impact on the Coastal Fisheries of the U.K. and Ireland", and took place on Thursday 28 January, 2016, in the Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin. The meeting was Chaired by Dr. Frank Ludlow, Trinity College Dublin.

November 2015

  • Dr. Shen Hou from Renmin University, China will deliver Irish Environmental History Network talk "Nature Modernized: An Environmental History of the Yellow River Delta Nature Reserve" Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Block, 6 pm, 17 Nov. 2015

June 2015

  • Poul Holm and Charles Travis will attend the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institues, and participate in the Humanities for the Environment networking events (June 5-7)
  • Charles Travis will chair the "Networking the Digital Environmental Humanities" (NDEH) workshop which is attracting scholars from the USA, the UK and South Africa and is sponsored by the Irish Research Council New Foundations Award (June 18th)
  • Booklaunch: "Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives" (David Bodenhamer) and "Abstract Machine: Humanities GIS (Charles Travis) will be launched following the (NDEH) workshop (June 18)
  • Charles Travis will be attending and presenting at the DH 2015 Global Digital Humanities Conference in Sydney, Australia (June 28-July 4)

May 2015

  • Poul Holm and Charles Travis will meet Directors of the Mellon Observatories in Phoenix, Arizona (May 13-15)
  • The COST Action Oceans Past Platform will meet in Tallinn Estonia in May 2015 as part of the Oceans Past V international conference (May 20-22)

April 2015

  • Poul Holm and Charlie Travis will visit the University of Pretoria to build networks with South African colleagues regarding the European Observatory of the New Human Condition (April 8-9)
  • The European Observatory of the New Human Condition group will meet in the Danish Academies of Science and Letters in (April 27-28)

February 2015

  • The 2015 COST Action Oceans Past Platform Synthesis meeting will take place in Trinity Long Room Hub (closed meeting)

October 2014

  • European Observatory of the New Human Condition - Threat Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th October 2014 - workshop (closed meeting) Public talk: 6pm Monday 6th October 2014 - Dr Kari Norgaard, University of Oregon. Author of Living in Denial: Climate Change, Emotions and Everyday Life (2011) Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub

September 2014

  • Royal Irish Academy Discourse “Global Environmental History since 1945: Into the Anthropocene” Public talk: 6pm Thursday 18th September 2014 at the Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 Professor John McNeill and respondent Porfessor Poul Holm


Last updated 13 April 2017 History (Email).