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Professor Poul Holm

Professor Poul Holm has authored and co authored an extensive list of publications which can be viewed here. Below is a selected list, according to theme and project.

The New Human Condition

  • Poul Holm, 'Anthropocene Humanities' in editor (s) Jane Conroy and Margaret Kelleher, Restating the Value of the Humanities, Dublin, Published under the auspices of the Humanities Serving Irish Society Consortium, 2014, pp 8-11
  • Poul Holm, 'Can environmental humanities help make a better world?' in, editor(s)Robert Emmett & Frank Zelko, Minding the gap. Working across disciplines in environmental studies, Munich, Rachel Carson Center, 2014, pp 57-60
  • Rosi Braidotti; Poul Holm; Hsiung Ping Chen; Khum Khum Bahvani, 'Changing Global Environments - The Contribution of the Humanities' in editor(s) ISSC and UNESCO, World Social Sciences Report 2013, Paris, UNESCO, 2013, pp 506-508
  • Gísli Pálsson, Carole Crumley, Heide Hackmann, Poul Holm, John Ingram, Alan Kirman, John Marks, Mercedes Pardo Buenída, Sverker Sörlin, Bronislaw Szerszynski, 'Challenges of the Anthropocene: Contributions from Social Sciences and Humanities for the Changing Human Condition' in Environmental Science and Policy, 28, 2013, pp 3-13
  • Poul Holm, Michael Goodsite, Sierd Cloetingh, Bernard Vanheusden, Kathryn Yusoff, Mauro Agnoletti, Moldan Bedřich, Daniel Lang, Rik Leemans, Joergen Oerstroem Moeller, Mercedes Pardo Buendia, Walter Pohl, Andrew Sors and Ruben Zondervan, 'Collaboration between the Natural, Social and Human Sciences in Global Change Studie,' in Environmental Science and Policy, 28, 2013, pp 25-35
  • Francis Ludlow, Juliana Adelman & Poul Holm, 'Environmental History in Ireland' in Environment and History (19) 2013, pp 247-252

Oceans Past

  • Poul Holm, 'Commercial Sea Fisheries in the Baltic Region, c1000-1600' in editor(s) James H. Barrett , Cod and Herring: The Chronology, Causes and Consequences of Medieval Sea Fishing, Oxford, Oxbow, 2014
  • Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez, Poul Holm, Louise Blight, Marta Coll, Alison MacDiarmid, Henn Ojaveer, Bo Poulsen, Malcom Tull, 'The future of the oceans past: towards a global marine historical research initiative' PLoS ONE, 9 , (7) 2014, pp.1-10
  • Poul Holm, 'Learning from Asian and Indo-Pacific fisheries history' in editor (s )Joseph Christensen, Malcolm Tull, Historical Perspectives of Fisheries Exploitation in the Indo-Pacific, Dordrecht, Netherlands, Springer Science+Business Media, 2014, pp 269-272
  • Poul Holm, 'Historical fishing communities' in editor(s) K. Schwerdtner Máñez & B. Poulsen, Marine Environmental History, Springer, 2014
  • Poul Holm, Review of 'The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail' by W. Jeffrey Bolster, H-Environment Roundtable Review, 4 (3) 2014, pp 1-4
  • Poul Holm; Marta Coll; Alison MacDiarmid; Henn Ojaveer; Bo Poulsen, 'HMAP Response to the Marine Forum' Environmental History, 18 (1) 2013, pp121-126
  • Poul Holm, World War II and the 'Great Acceleration' of North Atlantic fisheries, Global Environment, 10, 2013, p66 - 91
  • Poul Holm, Anne Husum Marboe, Bo Poulsen, Brian R. MacKenzie, 'Marine Animal Populations: A New Look Back in Time' in editor(s )Alasdair D. McIntyr , Life in the World's Oceans: Diversity, Distribution, and Abundance, Oxford, Blackwell, 2010, pp. 3-23.
  • Oceans and seas, William H. McNeill et. al., Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, 2nd edition, Berkshire Publishing Group, 2010, pp1860-1866


  • Poul Holm, 'The Slave's Tale' in editor(s) S. Booker & C. Peters, Tales of Medieval Dublin, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2014
  • Poul Holm, 'Manning and Paying the Hiberno-Norse Dublin Fleet' in editor(s) Emer Purcell, Paul MacCotter, Julianne Nyhan & John Sheehan, Clerics, Kings and Vikings: essays on medieval Ireland in honour of Donnchadh Ó Corráin, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2014
  • P. Holm, S. Duffy, Medieval Dublin X (Holm), by S. Duffy (ed), The Medieval Review, 11.03.18, 2011
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Research on Humanities Research

  • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott, 'Humanities World Report 2015' London (Palgrave) 2015
  • Poul Holm (Chair), Nicolas Guilhot (Rapporteur), Dalina Dumitrescu, Gabriele Griffin, Arne Jarrick, Istvan Rév, Gulnara Roll, Daniel Smilov, Piotr Sztompka, Françoise Thys-Clement, Panos Tsakloglou, Luk Van Langenhove, Gerhard Wolf, METRIS, 'Emerging Trends in Research in Social Sciences and Humanities', Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, European Commission, 2009, 139 pp

Dr. Charles Travis

Geographical Information Science, Digital and Environmental Humanities

  • Abstract Machine: Humanities GIS, Esri Press (February 2015) BOOK.
  • 'Visual Geo-Literary and Historical Analysis, Tweetflickrtubing, and James Joyce's Ulysses (1922) Annals of the Association of American Geographers. In Press.
  • 'Bloomsday's Big Data: GIS, Social Media and Literature' in Literary Mapping in the Digital Age, Ashgate Press (In Press)
  • 'Acts of Perception: Samuel Beckett, Time, Space and the Digital Literary Atlas of Ireland, 1922-1949' in Exploring Geo-Cultural Space: New Horizons in Digital Humanities Research Special Edition, International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing (In Press)
  • 'Transcending the Cube: Translating GIScience Time and Space Perspectives in a Humanities GIS' in Special Issue on Space-Time Research, GIScience, International Journal of Geographical Information Science (April 2014)
  • 'From the Ruins of Time and Space: The Psychogeographical GIS of Dublin in Flann O'Brien's At Swim Two Birds (1939') CITY, Vol. 17, No. 2, 01 (April 2013) pp.1-24.
  • History and GIS: Epistemologies, Considerations and Reflections, Co-edited with Alexander von Lünen, Springer Press (2012) BOOK.
  • 'Abstract Machine -Geographical Information Systems for Literary and Cultural Studies: "Mapping Kavanagh"', International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing (2010) 4 (1-2), 17-37.
  • 'A Relay of Joy: An Artist and a Geographer Reflect Upon Cybernetic Assemblies and an Embodied Media Geography of Spätkapitalismus', Co-author with Tim Long, Aether: The Journal of Media Geography (2010) 6, 66-87.

Literary, Historical, Cultural Geography and Ecocriticism

  • 'Like the end of a beautiful world: eco-critical perceptions of landscape in the works of Francis Ledwidge and Lord Dunsany' in (eds.) Francis Ludlow, Arlene Crampsie and William Nolan, Meath and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County (Dublin: Geography Publications) In Press.
  • Literary Landscapes of Ireland: Geographies of Irish Stories, 1929-1946, Mellen Press (2009) BOOK.
  • 'The "Historical Poetics" of Kate O'Brien's Limerick: A Critical Literary Geography of Saorstát Éireann and the 1937 Bunreacht na hÉireann Plebiscit', Irish Geography (November 2009) 42 (3), 323-341.
  • 'Beyond the Cartesian Pale: Travels with Beckett, 1929-1946' Historical Geography Special Issue, 'The Historical Geographies of Embodied Practice' (2008) 36, 72-93.
  • 'Rotting Townlands: Peadar O'Donnell, and the Politics of Representation in Saorstát na hÉireann (Irish Free State) 1929-1933' Historical Geography (2008) 36, 203-224.
  • 'Of Archaism and Ruin' Middle States Geographer (2007) 40, 78-87.
  • 'A Mystical Geography of Place: Lady Gregory's Coole (1931)' Milieu, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Geographical Society, (2006)
  • 'Beyond the Cartesian Imagination' Ireland: Space, Text, Time (eds.) Liam Harte, Yvonne Whelan and Patrick Crotty, (Dublin: Liffey Press 2005)
  • 'Finnegans wake: Mapping a national consciousness' ATLAS, University of Dublin, Trinity College Geographical Society, (2005)
  • 'Mapping the Cartesian Asylum: Beckett's Geography' Chimera, University College Cork, Department of Geography Journal, (2004)
  • '"Censorship and Dung" 1930s Ireland: The Psychological Landscape' Baile, University College Dublin Geographical Society, (2003)
  • 'The Fifth Province: Seamus Heaney and the Reinterpretation of the Cultural Morphology of Border County Ireland' The California Geographer Vol. XLI. (2001) 41, 15-32.
  • 'Through the Cyclops's Eye: Seamus Heaney, Brian Friel & the Fifth Province of Ireland' Exquisite Corpse Issue #7 Andre Codrescu, Ed. October, (2000)

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