News and Events

 Centre Events

28 May 2018 Dr Sarah McCleave, Senior Lecturer in Music will be speaking on 'Thomas Moore in the Digital Age: Music, illustrations and stories' (a 'Meet the Music' talk) at 7pm in the Old McMordie Hall, Music, Queen's University.
30 April 2018 Dr Conor LuceyAssistant Professor in the School of Art History and Cultural Policy at University College Dublin will be speaking on 'Personality Crisis? Public Architecture in Eighteenth-Century Ireland' at 4:30pm in the Irish Studies Seminar Room, 8 Fitzwilliam Street, Queen's University.
26 April 2018 BMUS Students will perform 'A Night at the Opera': An arrangement of John O'Keeffe's The Poor Soldier at 7:30pm in the Harty Room, Music, Queen's University
2 March 2018


Dr Fiona Stafford, Fellow and Tutor in English Literature, Somerville College University of Oxford will be speaking on 'Keats, Shoots and Leaves: Poems, Places and the Medicinal Power of Plants' at 3:15pm in the Seminar Room, Music, Queen's University.

26 January 2018 Dr Ruth Thorpe, Queen's University Belfast will be giving a paper entitled: '"If considered mine...": Ambiguity and Meaning in the Material Possessions of Elite Wives, 1760-1830' at 3:15pm at Queen's University, Seminar Room in Music.

Other Local Events 

28 May 2018

In the final ‘Meet the Music’ talk of the academic year, Dr Sarah McCleave will talk introduce resources (image banks and exhibitions, recordings, a catalogue) created for the Horizon 2020-funded project, ERIN: ‘Thomas Moore in Europe’. @ 19:00 Old McMordie Hall, Music. ‘Thomas Moore in the digital age: music, illustrations, and stories’. Admission is FREE; no advance tickets required.

26 April 2018


‘A Night at the Opera’. Final –year BMUS students will perform their own arrangement of The Poor Soldier, a comic opera of 1783 with text by John O’Keeffe and music by William Shields. @ 19:30 Harty Room, Music. Admission is FREE; no advance tickets required.


Upcoming Conferences

Eighteenth-Century Ireland Annual Conference Details tbc: