Institute of Irish Studies
- PG Symposium
- Irish Studies Seminar
- Irish Studies Postgrad Reading Group
- Spring Seminar Series
Call for Papers:
The Institute of Irish Studies presents a one-day postgraduate symposium on the theme of ‘Irish Identities at Home and Abroad’ in the Irish Studies Seminar Room, 27 University Square on Tuesday 28 May 2019.
This postgraduate-led symposium aims to draw together research expertise across the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (and beyond) and promote the interdisciplinary nature of Irish Studies in Queen’s. Proposals on any topic relevant to ‘Irish Identities at Home and Abroad’ are welcome, and we particularly invite contributions that address the followings themes:
- Irish representation on the page, stage or screen
- Transnational transmissions of Irish identity
- Ireland and global recognition
- Diaspora, migration and identity
Proposals are invited for:
- Individual twenty-minute papers
- Preformed panels of three papers
- Roundtable sessions
Abstracts of 250 words should be submitted to Ciara Conway (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday 26 April 2019.
Irish Studies Seminar
The Institute of Irish Studies welcomes staff and students to its interdisciplinary Irish Studies Seminar Series. The next seminar is on Monday 29 April at 4.30pm in the Irish Studies Seminar Room (27 University Square, First Floor, 01.003) Everyone is welcome!
Dr Órla McGrory (QUB)
‘From the Free State to the continent: Irish language legal terminology and (mis)translation, 1922-2022’
Órla McGrory completed her PhD on ‘Legal Translation and Terminology in the Irish Free State, 1922-1937’ at QUB in 2017. This thesis explores the role and impact of Rannóg an Aistriúcháin - the Oireachtas Government Translation section - on English-Irish legal translation and terminology, with particular focus on the period 1922-1937. She is currently working as a Translator at the European Commission in Brussels.
Irish Studies Postgrad Reading Group
The reading group will meet in the Irish Studies Seminar Room, 27 University Square 01.003 at 4pm on 3 April.
This years convenors are: Ciara Conway (email@example.com) & Richard Gallagher (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The reading up for this discussion will be 'Murder: The Killing of Michael Nann and Andrew Murray' the forth chapter of Edward Burke's An Army of Tribes'.
All QUB postgrads (PGR & MA) with an interest are invited to attend.
There will be an opportunity to suggest readings for future meetings.
See the Spring 2019 Seminar Series here https://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/IrishStudiesGateway/NewsandEvents/