Information Studies


Hannah Smyth

I am part of a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions PhD consortium Critical Heritage Studies and the Future of Europe: Towards an integrated, interdisciplinary and transnational training model in cultural heritage research and management (CHEurope). I am in work package 3 Digital heritage: The future role of heritage and archive collections in a digital world and supervised by Andrew Flinn and Julianne Nyhan. 


2015: M.Phil. in Public History and Cultural Heritage (Distinction), Trinity College Dublin. 
Thesis title: Commemoration from below: mapping the civilian fatalities of the 1916 Rising.

2013: B.A. (Hons) Joint Honours History and French (2.1), Trinity College Dublin.


With Julianne Nyhan and Andrew Flinn (2020) ‘Opening the “black box” of digital cultural heritage processes: feminist digital humanities and critical heritage studies’ in eds. Schuster, Kristen and Dunn, Stuart,  Routledge International Handbook of Research Methods in Digital Humanities, (Routledge) pp.295-308

With Kirsty Fife, Victoria Hoyle and Hannah Ishmael (2019): 'Building a community of critical practice through reflective reading,' ALISS Quarterly, Vol.14, No. 3., Special issue: Championing Diversity.  

With Charles Travis (2017): Tell the Story of Irish Public History, in Learn ArcGIS (Esri Press, USA).

(2016) The Civilian Dead: Counting the human cost of the 1916 Rising, Century Ireland.


February 2021, ‘#womenof1916: the heritage of the Easter Rising on Twitter.’ Public History Seminar Series, Institute for the Understanding of the Past, York University

October 2020, ‘The heritage of the Easter Rising on Twitter: #womenof1916.’ Critical Heritage Europe Project (CHEurope) Final Conference. Online.

August 2020, ‘‘ ‘Rise and Repeal”: social protest, feminist heritage and archival remediation.’ Fifth Biennial Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS). London UK/Online.

July 2019, ‘ ‘‘Rise and Repeal”: social protest, feminist heritage and archival remediation.’ Archival Education and Research Initiative (AERI). Liverpool University, UK. 

February 2018, ‘Digital archives and articulating identity in the Irish ‘‘Decade of Centenaries.”’ ICARUS seminar. University College London, UK.

June 2015, ‘Mapping the Civilian Fatalities of the 1916 Rising: The Forgotten Majority’ Digital Environmental Humanities Workshop. Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.


Email: hannah.smyth@ucl.ac.uk

Academia: https://ucl.academia.edu/HannahSmyth

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hannah_Smyth

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-smyth-31537453/