News

27 Apr 2018

Today we were delighted to hear presentations by our History MA students returning from their semester-long public history placements in Limerick city.

Thanks to our wonderful public history partners who facilitated and mentored our students.

Group image: • Front, l-r: Michaela Duffy, Stuart Clancy and Clíona Purcell • Back, l-r: Professor Anthony McElligott, History HoD, Maria Cagney, Education and Outreach, Hunt Museum, Dr Matthew Potter, Limerick Museum

26 Apr 2018

Ten Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences PhD candidates took part in @UL's Thesis in 3 Minutes competition. Organised by @UL_research, each student was given a strict 3 minutes to tell the audience about their research https://t.co/gSXPtFSjvH https://t.co/XRE4vgxljl

Congratulations to history PhD student Milena Cosentina who finished 3rd!

11 Apr 2018

Our fourth-year historians recently visited the House of Lords, Dublin, with their lecturer Dr David Fleming, as part of their module on eighteenth-century Irish politics. They are pictured on the steps of the old parliament building, College Green. The class was facilitated by the Bank of Ireland.

10 Apr 2018

On 26 April, 2018, Dr Roberto Mazza will present a paper discussing current Middle Eastern events in light of the legacy of the past 100 years at the at the University of Milan. Further details available at http://www.studistorici.unimi.it/ecm/home/aggiornamenti-e-archivi/tutte-...

04 Apr 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Ciara Breathnach on the outstanding achievement of being awarded an IRC Laureate Consolidator grant. The award is in the amount of €600,000 over four years. This is not only one of the most significant awards in financial terms received by a member of Faculty to date, it is also highly prestigious and an indication of the quality and standing of Ciara’s research. The award is excellent news for the Department of History, the Faculty, and the University as a whole.

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