On this page you will find NorFish outputs and multimedia.


22-24th November 2017 - Forthcoming NorFish workshop.

23rd March 2017 - This workshop focused on settlement and human interactions with marine resources during the medieval and early modern periods and provided the opportunity for the NorFish project to engage in detailed discussions on various aspects of archaeological and historical research directly relating to the project’s overall goals. The workshop included presentations from invited speakers (Dr. Ramona Harrison, University of Bergen; Dr. Aoife Daly, University of Copenhagen; Konrad Smiarowski, City University New York; Dr. Mark Gardiner, Queen’s University Belfast; Niall Brady, Archaeology Diving Company, Ireland) as well as presentations from Prof. Poul Holm. Dr. Francis Ludlow, Al Matthews, and Dr. Dara Fleming-Farrell, Trinity College Dublin.

15-16 sept 2016 -This workshop reviewed the research agenda of the project and in particular the seven research questions with a view to establish priorities and a time line for the project. Advice is being sought on all aspects of the project, including outputs, design, management, archives, methodologies, networks and opportunities. Attendees of this meeting were;
TCD colleagues: Anne Dolan (modern history) Terry Barry (medieval archaeology) David Ditchburn (medieval history) Micheál Ó Siochrú (early modern history)
External colleagues:
Bernard Allaire, Independent researcher, France (French early modern history) Paul Butler, University of Bangor (paleooceanography) Josh Ivinson, University of Cambridge (PhD student, history) Natascha Mehler, Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (Hanseatic archaeology) Thomas McGovern, CUNY (zooarchaeology) John H Nicholls, University of Hull (data management)

NorFish Datasets



  • Charles Travis & Poul Holm, "The Digital Environmental Humanities-What Is It and Why Do We Need It? The NorFish Project and SmartCity Lifeworlds" in Digital Arts and Humanities: Epistemologies, Considerations and Reflections (Heidelberg, New York, London: Springer Press 2016).

  • Video Presentations

    Professor Poul Holm, Principal Investigator, 2016-2020 ERC Advanced Grant "An Environmental History of the North Atlantic, 1400-1700. Poul's main field of interest is marine environmental history. As a Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich (2012-2013) he wrote and spoke on an environmental history of world fisheries.