Current Seminar Series
Our Irish Studies Research Seminar Series runs weekly on Monday afternoons at 4.30. Come and join us!
27 November 2017 at 4.30
Connal Parr (Northumbria University): ‘Mythmaking, education, and alternative Ulster Protestant culture(s)’. All welcome
Autumn Seminar Series
The Seminars will run weekly from 2 October to 11 December.
All welcome - come and join us!
A number of our previous 2017-18 and 2016-17 Seminars are available online for audio streaming.
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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 Richard Kearney (Boston College), 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
Thursday 14 June 2018 at 5pm
This year's lecture will be given by Prof David Lloyd, Distinguished Professor of English at University of California, Riverside. Title TBC.
Annual Seán Mac Airt Memorial Lecture
Thursday 23rd November 2017
THE ULSTER PLACE-NAME SOCIETY: Annual Seán Mac Airt Memorial Lecture. 'The Importance of Place-names in the Storytelling Traditions of the Blue Stack Mountains' by Dr Eithne Ní Ghallchobhair RIA. At 8.00pm, Peter Froggatt Centre Room 02/018, Queen’s University Belfast
Thursday 16 November 2017
Ulster Society for Irish Historical Studies Lecture: Dr Patrick Little (History of Parliament) will speak on 'The Irish and Scottish Elections under the Cromwellian Protectorate: a British Problem?'. 6.30pm. Irish Studies Seminar Room, 8 Fitzwilliam St, QUB. All welcome
Postgrad Reading Group
The Reading Group in Irish Studies is open to all interested postgrads (MA and PhD), and is run by the Postgrads.