26 Nov 2019

The Third Annual Bolton-King Lecture, given by Professor James Raven of Universities of Essex and Cambridge, takes place on 2 December 2019 at 5.15pm in KBG15. The title of the lecture is 'Mermaids and Sea Monsters: A Global Book Biography and the Irish and Enlightenment Reception of Erik Pontoppidan and his Natural History of Norway'.

22 Nov 2019

Details on the Winter School in Archival Research Skills and Book History can be found here.

22 Nov 2019
Are you in fourth year and wondering what to do next? Are you an MA student and would like to further your research expertise? Are you considering further education and thinking about doing a PhD? The faculty and staff of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences are holding an informal event where potential students can come along, ask questions and find out if it might be for you. The event takes place on, Tuesday 3rd December in the Kate O'Brien Room, C1079 (Main Building) 10am - 11am. To ensure there are enough pastries for everyone, please click on the following link and register for the event!
21 Nov 2019

Dr Coleman A. Dennehy will give a paper at the American Historical Association in New York on 5 January entitled 'The Irish Parliament: Colonial Model or Parliamentary Particularism?'

31 Oct 2019
The next event in the Limerick History Research Seminar series takes place on Wednesday 6 November 2019 at 5.30 p.m. in room G08 (Mary Immaculate College). Professor Margaret Kelleher (UCD) will speak on ‘Reading between the lines: recovering the history of Myles Joyce and events at Maamtrasna, 1882’. Margaret Kelleher is Professor and Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at University College Dublin. Her 2018 book The Maamtrasna murders: language, life and death in nineteenth-century Ireland (UCD Press) was awarded the Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books in Language and Culture by the American Conference for Irish Studies in Spring 2019. You’ll find more on Professor Kelleher’s work here: