Michael Kurzmeier, 3rd year Phd Digital Humanities @Maynooth University

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Welcome to my site.

I am a third-year PhD student at the Centre for Digital Humanities at Maynooth University. My research interest is hacktivism as a tool in political communication. My thesis investigates political web defacements as a method of contesting online space. I am a recipient of the Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship.

Registration for EWA20 is now open Has been postponed to early October. Click here to purchase tickets for conference and workshop


I will be presenting a paper on my research at the IIPC annual event in Montreal titled ** Website Defacements: Finding Hacktivism in Web Archives ** See the draft programme here CANCELLED

This simple page is the continuation of a blog I started in 2017. A few blog entries have been carried over. It will be continuously expanded to reflect my teaching and learning.