Samuel Horewood

Overview

Samuel E. P. Horewood is a Ph.D. student in History. He holds a B.A. with Honours (History/Sociology) and an M.A. (History) from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. His research focus is centred on subjecthood, political personhood and sedition in the early modern British, Dutch, and French colonial worlds. Alongside his research, he also focuses on digital scholarship and the development of digital pedagogical tools.

Virtual Angkor. Designer, Editor, Producer. virtualangkor.com/ (2018)

Abstract

Virtual Angkor is a groundbreaking collaboration between Virtual History Specialists, Archaeologists and Historians designed to bring the Cambodian metropolis of Angkor to life. Built for the classroom, it has been created to take students into a 3D world and to use this simulation to ask questions about Angkor’s place in larger networks of trade and diplomacy, its experience with climate variability and the structure of power and kingship that underpinned the city. Virtual Angkor was awarded the the Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History by the American Historical Association in 2018.

The Amboyna Conspiracy Trial. Editor, Producer. https://amboyna.org/ (2016)

Abstract

The Amboyna Conspiracy Trial is a pedagogical digital history website designed to guide users through the process of the historically significant 1623 Amboyna trial. Developed in 2015-2016, with the website winning the 2017 NSW History Award for digital scholarship.