Landscape, Environment & Heritage in Irish Studies

We had a great time presenting at this workshop last month! Always a pleasure to have the opportunity to showcase our ongoing research.

Deep Maps : West Cork Coastal Cultures

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The Deep Maps team had the pleasure of presenting on our research at the Landscapes, Environment & Heritage in Irish Studies workshop, held at University College Cork. This workshop was funded by the Irish Research Council and coordinated by Dr. Anna Pilz of the Department of English.

The workshop launched with a screening of ‘Tim Robinson: Connemara‘ followed by a question and answer session with its director Pat Collins. The workshop brought together a range of specialists and academics from diverse fields concerned with landscape, environment and heritage.

 With the idea of deep mapping, we joined our enquiries to those of other interdisciplinary researchers, concerned with investigating human interactions with the environment over time and in particular places. Place is what connects the three main parts of our project: scientific knowledge; historical representation and community perception of dangers to the marine environment. For the purposes of the presentation, we brought together…

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