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FoodCult at UCD Research Day

On the 13th of December, Ellen presented her work on the ‘Mapping Diet’ database at the UCD School of Archaeology Research Day. The research day showcased the school’s diverse range of projects and was an opportunity for Ellen to share her experience of working on the project and to discuss the challenges and possibilities of working with a diverse and complex range of early modern archaeological data.

 

2019-12-16T14:39:00+00:0016 December 2019|Conferences and talks, News|

FoodCult and Shape-ID

On 2nd and 3rd of December 2019, FoodCult joined the Shape-ID team at the Long Room Hub, TCD. Shape ID is an EU-funded project addressing the challenge of improving inter-and transdisciplinary cooperation between the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) and other Sciences. Susan was delighted to share the approaches and methods of the FoodCult project, as a model for History/Humanities led interdisciplinary research.

Learn more about Shape-ID

2019-12-03T18:11:58+00:003 December 2019|Conferences and talks, Events|

FoodCult at the Aspects Literary Festival 2019

On the 5th and 6th of September, Susan brought the FoodCult Project to Northern Ireland, contributing to a collaborative cross-border  reading event hosted by Lady Dufferin at the Clandeboye Estate. The event, organised by Prof Jane Ohlmeyer, in collaboration with the Aspects Literary Festival, brought together academics from the History and English departments at Trinity College Dublin and Queens University Belfast to explore the theme ‘Food for Thought’ from an interdisciplinary perspective. Susan spoke at a public lecture on the ‘History of What we Eat and Drink’. The talk explored continuity and change in diet and food-ways through time, and challenged the audience to confront a range of dietary myths and misconceptions.

2019-10-08T14:42:06+00:008 October 2019|Conferences and talks, News|

New Research Position at Trinity College Dublin

We are currently seeking a Research Fellow in ‘Knowledge Extraction for Digital Humanities’ to join our exciting project. The successful candidate will be based at the ADAPT Centre at Trinity College Dublin and will be responsible for investigating new approaches to the automated extraction of knowledge from various historical and archaeological sources for early modern diet.

View details on the post, and how to apply

2019-04-09T17:13:45+00:009 April 2019|News|