24 May 2019

Congratulations to Dr John Condren on his recent appointment to a European Research Council (ERC) project, based in the Faculty of History at the University of Oxford. The project is entitled "The European Fiscal-Military System, 1530-1870".

John will be a Research Associate, responsible for a case-study on Geneva in the 17th and 18th centuries.

20 May 2019

Dr Coleman Dennehy has published his new monograph:

The Irish Parliament, 1613-89: the evolution of a colonial institution

It is published by Manchester University Press.

It is no. XCVIII of the Studies series of the International Commission for the History of Representative & Parliamentary Institutions

15 May 2019

A recent conference at University College London on Philip IV of Spain (reigned 1621–1665) was well represented by UL Faculty with papers delivered by Dr John Condren and Dr Alistair Malcolm.

Dr Condren spoke about ‘Spanish Power after the Peace of the Pyrenees: the view from the Italian States in the twilight of Philip IV’s reign, 1659–1665.’

Dr Malcolm’s lecture was on ‘Philip IV as a man of business? The government of the Spanish Monarchy with and without a valido, 1640–1665.’

13 May 2019

UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

Paul Barrett, who holds a BA in English and History, and is currently a student on the MA History, has been awarded a prestigious four-year scholarship to pursue a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence. Paul’s project will examine the social history of the executioner in early modern Europe.

10 May 2019

Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam recently closed the international 'Sound Heritage: Making Music Matter in Historic Houses' Symposium at the Royal College of Music in London, with a presentation on music, public history and the Irish historic house. Attended by researchers from around the world, the result of this collaboration will be a publication with Routledge in 2020.