28th Irish Conference of Historians at Queen’s University Belfast
18–20 May, 2007
The Irish Conference of Historians this year has been organised in conjunction with the 2007 Wiles Lectures on 15–18 May, when Professor Christopher Bayly will speak on ‘Empire and liberalism: India and beyond’. The aim has been to build upon the Wiles themes and to explore the complexities, controversies, and contradictions of empires and history more broadly.
Confirmed participants include Christopher Bayly, Richard Drayton, Bill Nasson, Nicholas Canny, Liz Buettner, Dane Kennedy, Hiram Morgan, Michael Dodson and Simon Potter.
Download registration form (word doc).
General enquiries about the conference can be directed to Robert Blyth (email@example.com), Keith Jeffery (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Elaine Doyle (email@example.com).
Update: A volume of essays drawn from this conference has been published as: Keith Jeffery and Robert Blyth (eds), The British empire and its contested pasts: Historical studies xxvi, (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2009)
GENERAL ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION
• Please contact accommodation directly to make a booking.
• All accommodation listed here is within about 10 minutes’ walk to the conference and within 5 minutes’ walk to restaurants, pubs and convenience shops.
• B&Bs typically cost £40-60 per night for a double room. Guesthouses and hotels may cost £60-80 or more per night for a double room. A single room will cost slightly more than half the cost of a double room. Most accommodation will include a cooked breakfast. For currency conversion visit www.xe.com/ucc
• To telephone Northern Ireland from another country, add the country code of 44 and omit the first 0 – for example, from the USA dial 011 44 28 90…
• For maps and travel advice visit Travel to the University
40 Hope Street
Tel: 028 9024 2494
Days Hotel is offering a special rate for a double or single room of £65.00 per night, including breakfast. To avail of this offer, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, and quote "Irish Historical Conference." This rate is good until 18 April.
Bed & Breakfasts
87 Botanic Avenue
Belfast BT7 1 JN
Tel : 028 9032 7682
Liserin Guest House
17 Eglantine Avenue
44 Wellington Park
Belfast BT9 6DP
Tel : 028 9066 0026
Fax : 028 9066 7856
Email : email@example.com
Eglantine Guest House
21 Eglantine Avenue
The George Guest House
9 Eglantine Avenue
Belfast BT9 6DW
Tel : 028 9068 3212
Fax : 028 9068 3212