PhD candidate, Trinity Centre for Environmental Humanities, School of Histories and Humanities, Trinity College Dublin.
Andrew Hill is a PhD candidate, jointly supervised with the Department of Classics. Andrew’s doctoral thesis combines traditional text-based scholarship with data obtained through polar ice-cores to investigate the relationship between volcanically induced climate forcing and conflict in Carthaginian (pre-Roman) North Africa (396-146 BCE). He received his BA from University College Cork (2015) and his MPhil from Trinity College Dublin (2016).
Supervisors: Dr. Shane Wallace, Dr. Francis Ludlow
Funding: IRC Postgraduate Scholarship (2020-22); Ussher Postgraduate Award (2019-20), Trinity College Postgraduate Studentship (2018-19)
Publications: Hill, A. (2020) ‘Hamilcar of Barce? Discerning Barcid proto-history and Polybius’ mixellēnes’, The Journal of Hellenic Studies 140, 69-105. doi:10.1017/S0075426920000038