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Current Seminar Series

Our Irish Studies Research Seminar Series runs weekly on Monday afternoons at 4.30. Come and join us!

Next Seminar

27 Mar. 2017 at 4.30pm. Prof Sean Connolly (History): ‘Do we need to think again about the Irish diaspora?’

Sean Connolly is Professor of Irish History in the School of History, Anthropology, Philsophy and Politics.

Spring Seminar Series

The Seminars are weekly from 6 February to 15 May.

All welcome - come and join us!

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Previous Seminars

All our Autumn 2016 Seminars are available for audio streaming.

Click here to see the programme and access the audio streams.

Irish Studies International lecture

The Institute hosts an annual International Irish Studies Lecture given by a distinguished academic or figure in public service.

Previous lecturers have included Prof Joe Lee (New York University), Prof Joep Leerssen (University of Amsterdam), Prof Elizabeth Malcolm (University of Melbourne) and Prof Marianne Elliott (University of Liverpool).

Irish Studies International Lecture 2017

Monday 12 June 2017 at 5pm - PFC 0G/007

This year's lecture will be given by Prof Richard Kearney (Boston College), on 'Commemoration: Trauma and Recovery'. It is co-hosted by the AHRC project 'Commemorating Partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 2020-23'

AHRC project

The Great Famine and Social Class (INIFS)

20-21 April 2017

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Commemorating Partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 2020-23

10 March 2017

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Postgrad Reading Group

The Reading Group in Irish Studies is open to all interested postgrads (MA and PhD), and is run by the Postgrads.

It meets monthly in term time.
The first reading group meeting will be next Thursday, 23rd March at 4.30pm in the Seminar Room, 8 Fitzwilliam Street. Refreshments will be served.
The reading for next week is David Lloyd (2013) 'What’s in a Name: The Dialectics of Diaspora and Irish Emigration'.
If you're interested in attending, drop a line to:
Rachel Hanna
PhD Student in English Language

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