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Personal Information
College Photo Name Holm, Poul
Main Department History
College Title Professor
E-mail holmp@tcd.ie
College Tel +353 1 896 8490
Web http://www.tcd.ie/longroomhub/the-institute/people/Holm.php
 
Biography
My current main field of interest is in marine environmental history, which involves the interdisciplinary combination of marine science and history. Other key areas are research policy and the potential of digital technologies for the humanities. I began as a medieval historian with a specialism in the Vikings in Ireland - an interest which I have kept alive through my career.
 
Representations
Details Date
Chair, History of Marine Animal Populations 2000-
President, European Consortium of Humanities Institutes and Centres 2011-
Member, Trinity College Research Committee 2009-2012
Member of Steering Committee, Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK), Landscape and Environment Programme 2008-2011
Member, Census of Marine Life, Scientific Steering Committee (global) 2000-2010
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Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
European Society for Environmental History, International Maritime Economic History Association, Royal Danish Geographical Society
 
Awards and Honours
Award Date
R (Ridder (Knight) af Dannebrog ) 2008
Fellow Trinity College Dublin 2010
Honorary Professor, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China 2007
Honorary Professor, Three Gorges University, China 2007
(Shared) American Publishers Awards for Professional & Scholarly Excellence (PROSE awards): the Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics and the Award for Earth Sciences 3 Feb 2011
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Languages
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
Latin Medium Basic Basic
 
Description of Research Interests
Marine and coastal environmental history, all periods. Early medieval (Viking) Scandinavia and Ireland
 
Research Interests
Coastal Environmental Change Coastal Zone Ecosystems and Management Digital Humanities Early development of Dublin
Economic History Environment & Society Fish, Fisheries Humanities
Marine Marine Ecosystems Marine Sciences, Maritime Studies Medieval Europe
Medieval History Urban and economic history Vikings Wetlands
environmental history
 
Research Projects
Project title History of Marine Animal Populations
Summary http://www.hmapcoml.org
Funding Agency A. P. Sloan Foundation
Programme
Type of Project
Date from 2000
Date to 2010
Person Months


Project title Humanities for the Environment
Summary
Funding Agency
Programme
Type of Project
Date from 2013
Date to 2016
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Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
Marine Animal Populations: A New Look Back Iin Time in, editor(s)Alasdair D. McIntyre , Life in the World's Oceans: Diversity, Distribution, and Abundance , Oxford, Blackwell, 2010, pp3 - 23, [Poul Holm, Anne Husum Marboe, Bo Poulsen, Brian R. MacKenzie]
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, 1, 139
URL
Starkey, D. J., Holm, P., & Barnard, M. , Oceans Past: Management insights from the history of marine animal populations, London, Earthscan Research Editions, 2007, 223pp
URL
van Voss, L. H., & Holm, P., Close encounters with the Dutch, Ricchezza del Mare secc. XIII-XVIII : Istituto Internazionale di storia economica "E Datini" Prato, Serie II - Atti delle "Settimane di Studi" e altri Convegni, 37, 2006, p147 - 178
Holm, P., Human impacts on fisheries resources and abundance in the Danish Wadden Sea, c1520 to the present, Helgoland Marine Research, 59, (1), 2005, p39 - 44
DOI
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