About

Dr James Louis Smith is Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of English and Digital Humanities at University College Cork. His work is at the intersection of the blue, environmental, spatial and digital humanities. His first monograph is Water in Medieval Intellectual Culture: Case-Studies from Twelfth-Century Monasticism (Brepols, 2018). James is the editor of The Passenger: Medieval Texts and Transits (punctum books, 2017), and co-editor of the Open Library of the Humanities collections New Approaches to Medieval Water Studies (2019) and Medieval Minds and Matter (2023).

His current book project has the working title of Deep Maps: Blue Humanities.

Education

PhD, History (Medieval and Early Modern Studies), University of Western Australia, May 2015
BA, Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Political Science and International Relations, University of Western Australia, 2007
Honours (Medieval and Early Modern Studies), First Class (1A), 2008
Thesis: ‘Water as Medieval Intellectual Entity: Case Studies in Twelfth-Century Western Monasticism’, University of Western Australia

Work Shared in CORE

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Other Publications

Monographs

Water in Medieval Intellectual Culture: Case Studies from Twelfth-Century Monasticism (Turnhout: Brepols, 2018)

Journal collections

2023 – Co-editor (with Merel Veldhuizen), ‘Medieval Minds and Matter’, themed collection, Open Library of Humanities

2019 – Co-editor (with Hetta Howes), ‘New Approaches to Medieval Water Studies’, themed collection, Open Library of Humanities

2014 – Co-editor (with Deborah Seiler), ‘Receptions: Medieval and Early Modern Cultural Appropriations‘, Volume 19.2, special issue of Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

2012 – Submissions editor, Volume 18:1Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Data CV

Connolly, Claire, Constantine, Mary-Ann, Merriman, Peter, & Colfer, George. (2023). Ports, Past and Present Business Plan (abridged) (1.0). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8046242

Dowling, Aoife, & Smith, James Louis. (2023). Ports, Past and Present Data Management Plan (4.1). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8070069

Dowling, Aoife. (2023). Ports, Past and Present COVID-19 Risk Register (Version 19). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8120811

Dowling, Aoife. (2023). Ports, Past and Present Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (funder approved) (3.1). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8086497

O’Donovan, Danielle. (2023). Ports, Past and Present final project risk register (claim 8) (Version 1). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8120823

Parkinson, Andy, Vousden, Nicola, & Altunsoy, Şimal. (2023). Evaluation of the Ports, Past & Present Programme – Final report June 2023 (1.0). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8199153

Smith, James Louis. (2023). Port Places App – Zip folders of experience data (1.0) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8108368

Smith, James Louis. (2023). Ports, Past and Present Blog (perma.cc link tabular data) (1.0) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8086645

Smith, James Louis. (2023). Ports, Past and Present Heritage Stories (perma.cc link tabular data) (1.0) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8138409

Smith, James Louis. (2023). Ports, Past and Present web archive – All Stories (1.0) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8143001

Smith, James Louis. (2023, May 16). Digital Humanities meets Coastal Community: App Development as Regional Development. HeritageDot, University of Lincoln (online). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7940590

The Ports Past and Present Project. (2023) Creative Connections, Digital Repository of Ireland [Distributor], University College Cork [Depositing Institution], https://doi.org/10.7486/DRI.dn409t50v

The Ports Past and Present Project. (2023) Documentary Film Still Images, Digital Repository of Ireland [Distributor], University College Cork [Depositing Institution], https://doi.org/10.7486/DRI.fn10mq90g

The Ports Past and Present Project. (2023) Documentary Films, Digital Repository of Ireland [Distributor], University College Cork [Depositing Institution], https://doi.org/10.7486/DRI.dr27bq340

The Ports Past and Present Project. (2023) Port Voices, Digital Repository of Ireland [Distributor], University College Cork [Depositing Institution], https://doi.org/10.7486/DRI.fq97nm74k

The Ports, Past and Present Project. (2023) Heritage Stories, Digital Repository of Ireland [Distributor], University College Cork [Depositing Institution], https://doi.org/10.7486/DRI.8910zm707

The Ports, Past and Present Project. (2023) Ports, Past and Present, Digital Repository of Ireland [Distributor], University College Cork [Depositing Institution], https://doi.org/10.7486/DRI.ht259b362

The Ports, Past and Present Project. (2023) Ports, Past and Present Reflections, Digital Repository of Ireland [Distributor], University College Cork [Depositing Institution], https://doi.org/10.7486/DRI.28023852t

Woodmansey, Jack. (2021). jwoodmansey/safarnama: 2.1.2 (v2.1.2). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5650840

Woodmansey, Jack. (2022). jwoodmansey/safarnama-react-native: 2.3.2 (v2.3.2). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7297045

Blog Posts

Projects

Ports, Past and Present

Ports, Past and Present: Cultural Crossings between Ireland and Wales was a joint initiative with UCC and Wexford County Council in Ireland, and in Wales with Aberystwyth University and the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. The project was part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Cooperation programme and is led by UCC.

Digital Derg: A Deep Map

Digital Derg is an Irish Research Council-funded project initiated at Trinity College Dublin under the title ‘Deep Mapping the Spiritual Waterscape of Ireland’s Lakes: The Case of Lough Derg, County Donegal’. Click here for a project blog detailing the ongoing development of the project.

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