Limerick History Research Seminar: Professor Steven Ellis

Limerick History Research Seminar: Professor Steven Ellis

Limerick History Research Seminar, 2017-2018
Organised by the Departments of History, Mary Immaculate College & University of Limerick
 
 
Professor Steven Ellis (NUI Galway) will present a paper entitled: ‘Reforming sacred space in Tudor Galway:  the advent of “true religion” in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church’. This year marks the 500th anniversary of start of the Reformation and the paper will provide a timely opportunity to consider the impact of religious change in early modern Ireland.
 
Professor Ellis is one of Ireland’s most distinguished historians and he has published extensively on the Tudor period. His books include: The Tudor discovery of Ireland (Dublin, 2015); Defending English ground: war and peace in Meath and Northumberland, 1460-1542 (Oxford, 2015); The making of the British Isles: the state of Britain and Ireland, 1450-1660 (London, 2007); Ireland in the age of the Tudors 1447-1603: English expansion and the end of Gaelic rule (London, 1998); Tudor frontiers and noble power: the making of the British state (Oxford, 1995);  Reform and Revival: English Government in Ireland, 1470-1534 (Woodbridge, 1986);  Tudor Ireland: Crown, Community and the Conflict of Cultures 1470-1603 (London, 1985).
 
The seminar begins at 5.30 p.m. in room G08, Mary Immaculate College. All very welcome.