Events

17 May 2018

The second "Unlocking the Bolton" seminar, hosted by the Centre for early Modern Studies and the Glucksman Library, will take place on Tuesday 22nd May at 1pm, in the Boardroom, Glucksman Library.

This time our speaker is Olivia Lardner, Cataloguer of the Bolton Collection, who will give a talk entitled "Hidden Treasures, Fresh Perspectives".

All welcome. For further details see: https://emslimerick.wordpress.com/2018/05/07/2nd-unlocking-the-bolton-se...

20 Apr 2018

Professor Tsardanides from the Department of Mediterranean Studies University of the Aegean (Rhodes) presented a paper entitled 'An evaluation of the French-German Axis for European integration (1963-2017)'. This was a joint history/FAHSS event organised by the Department of History in cooperation with the Department of Politics and Public Administration and in conjunction with the Erasmus Mobility Programme.Dr. Tsardanides, is a distinguished academic in the field of European Studies. He studied for his B.A., and M.SC., in Political Science at the Department of Political Science, University of Athens, before gaining his PhD in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Since March 1993, he is the Director at the Institute of International Economic Relations based in Athens. From 1995-2010 he was editor of the quarterly Journal Agora without Frontiers.Among his major publications are: The Politics of the EEC – Cyprus Association Agreement: 1972–1982 (1988), The Renovated Mediterranean Policy of the European Economic Community and Greece, ( 1992), Foreign Policy Decision Making (2006). He is an editor/ co-editor of nine volumes. Among them with Russell King and Gabriella Lazarides, Eldorado or Fortress? Migration in Southern Europe (1999), with A. Kontis, International Political Economy. Theory, Structure and Challenges of the World Economy ( 2013). He has published widely in Greek, English and French in the Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Integration, European Foreign Affairs Review, Journal of Political and Military Sociology, Journal of Area Studies, Geopolitics, Ethnopolitics, Southern European Yearbook, Le Courrier des Pays de l’ Est, Perceptions, Hellenic Studies, Revue Hellenique de Droit Internationale, South European and Balck Sea Studies, Le Courrier des Pays de l’ Est, Outre Terre.

19 Apr 2018

On 13 April 2018, Dr Ciara Breathnach presented a paper entitled, 'A good death: burial law and practices in Ireland 1864-1922'. She was invited to speak in a panel convened by Programme Director Dr Laura D. Kelley, Tulane University, entitled ‘Commemorating Life through Death: Evolving Attitudes in Funerary Culture’ at the Louisiana Historical Association Annual Conference, New Orleans.

11 Apr 2018

The Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick and the Glucksman Library, UL, will co-host a seminar series, commencing in April 2018 and extending into the 2018-19 academic year, to celebrate the Bolton Collection. “Unlocking the Bolton” will feature lectures and talks by scholars and librarians on this important and exciting collection of books, incunabula and manuscripts. Amassed by Archbishop William King and Archbishop Theophilus Bolton in the eighteenth century the collection, comprising over 12,000 items, was acquired by the Glucksman Library in 2016 where it is currently being conserved and catalogued.The first seminar will take place on 25th April when Ken Bergin, Head of Special Collections, will speak on “The History of the Bolton”. The seminar will take place in the Boardroom in the Glucksman Library, and all are welcome (visitors to the library should bring their ID cards or sign in at the access gates).Unlocking the Bolton; Seminar Schedule, April / May 2018 • Wednesday April 25th, 1pm, Ken Bergin, Head of Special Collections, “The History of the Bolton Library” (Boardroom, Glucksman Library) • Tuesday May 22nd, 1pm: Olivia Lardner, Cataloguer for the Bolton Library, Title TBC (Boardroom, Glucksman Library)Further information on the Bolton Collection at: https://www.ul.ie/library/explore-collections/bolton-library Queries to earlymodernstudies@ul.ie

14 Mar 2018
GEORGIAN EASE & ELEGANCE - Social life & musical culture at Glin Castle, Co. Limerick with Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam. LIMERICK CHAPTER Spring Lecture Series 21 March 2018, 8pm No. 1 Pery Square €5 Entry (Free for students). Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam is a Lecturer in History and Director of the MA in Public History & Cultural Heritage at the University of Limerick.

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