Vice-chancellor's Fellow, History
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
Hiroki Shin is a Vice-chancellor’s Fellow in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. He was a co-investigator of the AHRC research project ‘Material Cultures of Energy’ (2015–2017) and principal investigator of its follow-on project (2018–2019). His ongoing project examines the role of cultural and heritage institutions—museums, science centres, archives and heritage sites—across the United Kingdom, Europe, America and Asia in response to the climate crisis. He is currently working on a monograph on the history of energy consumption in 20th century Japan.