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QUB History Newsletter 1.1 (Winter 2020)

14 February, 2020

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Irish Divorce: a history

Date: 27/02/2020
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Location: Canada Room/Council Chamber

John 'Buck Thomas' Roberts 'A South View on the River Liffey Dublin' (1807

Eighteenth-Century Urban Cultures Workshop Programme

Date: 27/02/2020
Time: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Location: Room 01/003, 27 University Square, Queen's University Belfast

Books in Library

Offer Holder Day - 21 March 2020

Date: 21/03/2020
Time: 10:00PM - 4:13PM
Location: Whitla Hall

Mark Kenny Photo

“Do feminists react against their mothers? Three lives examined.”


Date: 6/03/2020
Time: 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Location: Room 01/003, 27 University Square

HAPP Students attend Model NATO event to mark the NATO Leaders meeting in London

The team were selected from a strong field of second and third year applicants. Dakota Reid, Isobel Meharg, Maeve Devlin, Conor McNally, Adam Farhan Bin Salmaan Hussain and Patrick Geddis were accompanied by Prof Alister Miskimmon, Head of School.

Do A Masters - 5 Feb 2020

Do A Masters


Date: 5/02/2020
Time: 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Location: Room 01/003, 27 University Square

AS Politics Conference - 27 Jan 2020

AS Government and Politics Conference

AS Government and Politics Conference | 27 January, 2020

AS Government and Politics Conference


How does Public History deal with legacies of empire and anti-imperialism?

Centre for Public History |

16th - 17th December 2019



Date: 25/10/2019
Time: 2:00PM - 6:00PM
Location: Peter Froggatt Centre, QUB - Room 02.026

AS History Conference - 6 Nov 2019

AS History Conference

AS History Conference | 6 November, 2019

AS History Conference

Creating our Sustainable Future Workshop


Date: 7/11/2019
Time: 7:00PM - 9:30PM
Location: Canada Room and Council Chamber, QUB.

Leading Oxford Academic delivered Frank Wright Memorial Lecture at Queen’s

11 October, 2019

Professor Stathis Kalyvas recently delivered the Frank Wright Memorial lecture in the Council Chamber at Queen's University Belfast on the theme of ‘Global Change and Civil Wars’.

Call for Papers

U.S. History Symposium Queen’s University Belfast – March 19-20, 2020

Centre for Public History Seminar

Professor Francis Bremer, ‘History, Memory, and Memorials - a View from America’

Professor Frank Wright Memorial Lecture 2019

10 October, 2019

Global Change and Civil Wars

Global Irish Studies visit: Dr Brian O’Dwyer

Global Irish Studies Initiative

Door at HAPP

HAPP welcomes new academic staff

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics is delighted to welcome new members of our academic team here at Queen’s.

European Commission - logo

Dr Kayla Rush

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship |

The Annual India lecture - Dr Rukshana Zaman


15 May, 2019


Amanda Vickery - May 2019

Wiles Lecture Series - Prof Amanda Vickery


Dates: 22/05/2019 - 25/05/2019
Time: 4:00PM - 2:00PM
Location: Great Hall

Anti-Communism poster for Conference v3

An International Historical Perspective'

Anti-Communism in the Twentieth Century: | 30 May, 2019

Keynote Speaker: John Callaghan Professor of Politics and Contemporary History at University of Salford

Do A Masters - 3rd April 2019

Do A Masters


Date: 3/04/2019
Time: 2:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: Peter Froggatt Centre PFC/02/026

Energy Justice and Energy Poverty - 1600

Energy Justice and Energy Poverty

Centre for the Study of Risk and Inequality |

21-22 March 2019

People Spinning - Leonie Hannan Conference

Uncovering Material Knowledge

30-31 August 2019 |

30th and 31st August 2019 - Announcement: Professor Pamela H. Smith (Columbia University), Professor Chandra Mukerji (University of California) and our own Professor David Livingstone (Queen's University, Belfast) will be giving keynote lectures.

Prof John Garry - Inaugural Lecture

Citizens’ Assemblies and Democracy in Norther |

13th March 2019

LINCS Cyber912_UK Team - Feb 2019


LINCS Cyber912_UK Team - Feb 2019 |

Our Team was pipped at to by post and came second behind Cambridge University IN THE Cyber912_UK competition.

Awarded prestigious Leadership Fellowship by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Dr Sinead O'Sullivan | 22 January, 2019

Dr O'Sullivan will begin the 18 month fellowship in January 2020 with work on her project: 'Crafting Knowledge in the early medieval West: Glosses, Learning and Culture, circa 800-1050'.

Inaugural Lecture image - Lee McGowan

Inaugural Lecture: Europe in an Age of Populist Politics: Confronting Nativism


Date: 5/02/2019
Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Canada Room/Council Chamber

Dr Deborah Mack and National Museum of African America History - 1600x

Dr Deborah Mack

Annual Keith Jeffery Public History Lecture | 27 November, 2018


David Armitage for Frank Wright Memorial Lecture

Frank Wright Memorial Lecture

19 November, 2018

Professor David Armitage to give Annual Frank Wright memorial lecture 'Treaty Consciousness: A history of rise and fall and rise again?'

Hillary Rodham Clinton

An Early Career Fellowship and two MA Scholarship opportunities

Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards | 16 October, 2018

Queen’s announce prestigious Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards

Inaugural HAPP PhD writing retreat evening discussion - June 2017

Political Theory and Philosophy Seminar Series - 20182019

Political Theory and Philosophy Seminar Serie | 10 October, 2018

Staring Friday 12th October 2018

Liam Kennedy - whatever happened to limbo?

Queen’s research finds that belief in ‘limbo’ has declined throughout the decades

Belief in ‘limbo’ has declined | 26 October, 2018

A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that the belief in ‘limbo’ has declined throughout the decades in Ireland due to the changing beliefs and values of the nation.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

NERI Seminar Series

NERI Seminar Series | 24 October, 2018

Just energy transitions and ‘full spectrum innovation’: decarbonisation, democratisation, divestment Speaker: Professor John Barry, Queen's University Belfast

US Flag

American History Colloquia

American History Colloquia | 17 October, 2018

Tom Hulme (QUB): ‘Citizenship, Modernity and the City: Historical Re-Enactment in Chicago and Manchester in the 1920s and 1930s’ Wed. 17 October 2pm, Peter Froggatt Centre/0G/024

America in the Age of Trump - 15th October 2018

America in the Age of Trump

America in the Age of Trump - 15th October 20 | 5 October, 2018

SPEAKER: James McDermott, Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1989-2016)

AS HandA Conference - 22 November 2018

AS History and Anthropology Conference

AS History and Anthropology Conference | 22 November, 2018

AS History and Anthropology Conference

Migration to the margin - call for papers - 25 April 2019

Migration to the margin: a four-nation approach to race, immigration, and diversity in the UK

11 September, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Professor Anoop Nayak (Newcastle University)

Ida Milne and book cover - Sept 2018

Deadline Looms for €10,000 Michel Déon Prize

Deadline Looms for €10,000 Michel Déon Prize | 17 September, 2018

Ida Milne a frontrunner for inaugural nonfiction prize.

Tudor Stuart Conference - banner

Tudor Stuart Ireland Conference

13 August, 2018

The 8th Annual Tudor & Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference will take place at Queen’s University, Belfast on 24 – 25 August 2018

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Research in Religion

31 July, 2018

Research in Religion is a one-day interdisciplinary conference, organised by the University of Edinburgh and Queen’s University Belfast. Abstract closing date, Tuesday 31st July 2018.

Border Control in Transformation poster - 3rd July 2018

Dr Karine Côté-Boucher

19 June, 2018

Seminar Series

Global Irish Revolution images - 1600

The Global Irish Revolution, 1916-1923

25 June, 2018

Exciting Workshop Held

Peter McLoughlin - staff photo

Dr Peter McLoughlin awarded a Fulbright Scholarship

19 June, 2018

Queen’s academic awarded Fulbright Scholarship to research the U.S. government’s involvement in the NI peace process

HRP Scholarship

Curators' Team Internships (2018-20)

HRP Scholarship | 12 April, 2018

The Curators’ Team at Historic Royal Palaces is offering one two-year internship (for the academic years 2018-19 and 2019-20).

African Studies in Ireland 2018

25 May 2018 (1pm-6.00pm) - 26 May 2018 (9.00am-5.00pm)

African Studies in Ireland | 14 May, 2018

In memoriam Professor Martin Lynn

The Complexity of Nature

International Relations PGR Conference - Call for Papers

Call for Papers | 11 April, 2018

“The Complexity of Nature, Hybrids and Four-Legged Cyborgs: What do we mean by Posthuman Politics?” Tuesday 12th June, 2018 Queen’s University, Belfast

Maymester 2018

Happ welcomes American University students?

Maymester 2018 | 25 May, 2018

2018 Wiles Lectures

28 March, 2018

The Wiles Lecture will be given by Prof. Alison Bashford (UNSW) on 16-19 May, on the subject 'Trustees of Evolution: The Huxleys from Empire to World, 1825-1975'

People's Histories? Photography, Public History and Museums

Photography, Public History and Museums

People's Histories? | 15 May, 2018

A half-day colloquium organised by the Centre for Public History

Creative Ethnograhic Writing Course

Creative Ethnographic Writing Course

25 May, 2018

Held: 14th - 19th May 2018

Cambridge History of Ireland - Book Launch

Cambridge History of Ireland - Book Launch

14 May, 2018

Announcing a landmark survey of Irish history from c.600 to the present day Written by a team of more than 100 leading historians from around the world, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative history of Ireland yet attempted.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Ethnograhic of Movement, Sociality and Space

Authors: Maruska Svasek and Milen Komarova | 2 May, 2018

Placemaking in the New Northern Ireland

Daniel Miller (UCL) 1st Anthropology Lecture

1st Annual Anthropology Lecture - 2nd May

1st Annual Anthropology Lecture | 19 April, 2018

Guest Speaker: Professor Daniel Miller (UCL), a noted anthropologist of digital anthropology and social media, material culture and consumption, aging and technology.

The India Lecture - 24 April 2018

Dr Renny Thomas - Charles Wallace Fellow

The India Lecture - 24 April 2018 | 20 April, 2018


HIS2066 - HOS with Jury Prize and Audience Prize recipents

Visualising China's Encounter - HIS2066

24 April, 2018

Student exhibition gives a window on Qing China

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Love, Hate and Beyond: Affect and Emotions

Love, Hate and Beyond | 11 April, 2018

Featuresing international guest speakers Keynote speaker: Dr Kayla Rush

Sir Robert Hart c1910

Ireland and China: networks of information and ideas, 1735-1949

28 March, 2018

Queen’s HAPP staff convene symposium: Ireland and China: networks of information and ideas, 1735-1949 at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Members Room, 11 April 2018

Darragh Gannon and Clucksman Ireland House

Glucksman Ireland House Lecture

3 April, 2018

Lecture: 'A global revolution: Ireland and the Irish World, 1912-1923'

European Social Science History Conference at QUB

28 March, 2018

Queen's is hosting the 2018 ESSHC on 4-7 April.

CBE Medal

Richard English CBE

8 March, 2018

Richard English, Professor of Politics at Queen’s University, received the title of Commander of the British Empire from Prince William, Duke of Cambridge in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

History of Medicine - staff and students

Interdisciplinary: History and Medicine

History of Medicine | 15 February, 2018

Successful interdisciplinary collaboration between HAPP historians and colleagues in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Three Roman Warriors - Classic and Ancient History event - 9 Feb 2018

Classics and Ancient History

9 February, 2018

Showcase event hosted by the Ulster Museum

Student Ambassadors 20172018

Student Ambassador Launch

8 February, 2018

Student Ambassador Launch

Offer Holder Day - 3rd March 2018

Offer Holder Day | 3 March, 2018

Congratulations on receiving an 'Offer' from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen's University Belfast

Baroness Onora O'Neill

Baroness Onora O'Neill

23 February, 2018


Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Department for the Economy (DFE) Studentships

30 January, 2018

Applications for DfE Studentships are open until 16 February.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Prof Antje Wiener (Hamburg) HAPP Talk on 1 February 2018

30 January, 2018

Prof Antje Wiener (Hamburg) will be giving a talk at HAPP entitled: "Constitution and Contestation of Norms in Global International Relations” on 1st February 2018.


Showcasing Classics and Ancient History

Showcasing Classics and Ancient History | 9 February, 2018

Celebrating Classical Studies: a Day for Schools

Maymester 2018 Open for Application

12 January, 2018

Level 2 International ‘Maymester’ module: PAI2020 Politics of Conflict Transformation

We all not have Home Rule in Ireland - 1600x

Seminar Event: IHR

Public History in Northern Ireland | 21 November, 2017

Public History in Northern Ireland: dealing with the past, engaging with the future.

Russian Revoluntion - 1917

The memory of the Russian Revolution

Russian Revolution | 9 November, 2017

A film on 16th November 2017 and a day of talks on 17th November 2017

Three Plastic Chairs in Kos

The Aftermath of Migration in Kos

7 November, 2017

A exhibition of photographs from the Hotel Captain Elias in Kos, Greece.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Northern Bridge - PhD Studentships Open for Application

24 October, 2017

Northern Bridge is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It brings together the cutting-edge expertise and exceptional resources of Queens University Belfast, Newcastle University, and Durham University and their Strategic Partners.

Sir Robert Hart c1910

China Customs Museum

2 October, 2017

On Monday 25 September 2017, Queen’s hosted a visit from the China Customs Museum in Beijing.

Wellcome Wolfson centre

AAI/HAPP Public Lecture - Professor Dimitris Dalakoglou

AAI/HAPP | 13 September, 2017

Infrastructural Gaps: Commons, Anthropology and Economic Crisis in Europe

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Congratulations - Steven Egan

Steven Egan | 19 September, 2017

Steven Egan has been awarded a ‘Highly Commended’

Exclusion Amid Inclusion

9 November, 2017


A Celebration of Irish writing

Aspect Festival | 5 September, 2017

Stars of the literary world arrive in Bangor to celebrate Irish writing including prominent authors such as David Park, Frank McGuinness, Colm Toibin and Malachi O'Doherty.

Inaugural HAPP PhD writing retreat evening discussion - June 2017

Inaugural HAPP PhD Writing Retreat

26 June, 2017

Interdisciplinary workshop to assist PhD students to discuss their projects and hear ideas for other perspective and literature.

HAPP News Piece

Queen’s University photography exhibition shows the changing face of Belfast

7 July, 2017

The Queen’s University Belfast led ‘Belfast Self-Portrait’ exhibition will today (Friday 7 July) officially open to the public at the Ulster Museum, Belfast.

HAPP sign

November Newsletter

5 December, 2016

PISP Staff participate in The Big EU Debate #EUandme

15 April, 2016

Dr Elodie Fabre and Dr Cillian McBride took part in The Gown newspaper's Brexit debate

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Democracy without politicians

10 March, 2016

PISP's John Garry considers whether we really need politicians in a new animation informed by his recent research.

Lee McGowan participates in NICVA EU Referendum event

7 April, 2016

"EU Referendum and the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector" conference

1916: Attitudes to commemorations have reflected the politics of the time

24 March, 2016

In a ground-breaking article, Dr. Margaret O'Callaghan discusses the politics of commemoration around the 1916 Easter Rising.

Inclusive reform of Dail should be all for one and one for all

21 March, 2016

Muiris MacCarthaigh and UCC's Mary C. Murphy write on Dail Reform in the Irish Examiner

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Professors from Queen's Univeristy Belfast Visiting Lecturers at IUS

19 October, 2017

Professor Yvonne Galligan and Professor John Coakley from Queen's University Belfast visit IUS

University Square

Scholarship/Funding Opportunities - 2018

Scholarship/Funding Opportunities - 2018 | 13 August, 2018