Research title: Shieling landscapes of North West Sutherland: people, place and ecology
I study Gaelic place-names as a source for the environmental history of the far north-west of Scotland. I am primarily interested in hills, trees, bothies, and relationships between humans and non-humans.
#HistoryTalksLive - Gemma Smith: The Place-names of Assynt:
- My parish is this stone: The perceptions of the people of Assynt of the effects of Clearance and Improvement on the landscape, as related to the Napier Commission at Lochinver (undergraduate dissertation)
- The Place-names of Quinag (Assynt Field Club/John Muir Trust)
- Altnaharra (Bella Caledonia)