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The Faculty of AHSS prides itself on the quality of its teaching and its commitment to research and places a strong emphasis on the role of debate and discussion in the development of knowledge and analytical skills. On this blog you’ll find all our latest news and events, plus profiles of our researchers and students.


AHSS Winter Conferring 2020 January 24, 2020 - Congratulations to our MA TESOL on their conferring this week, pictured here with MA lecturers Dr Angela Farrell,  Dr Elaine Riordan and Emeritus Lecturer  Dr Freda Mishan. Well done to our MA Applied Linguistics International who also graduated this week. Best wishes to all of our AHSS MA students on their conferring on Wednesday evening.… Continue reading AHSS Winter Conferring 2020
MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage: Graduate Profile – Deirdre Cuss January 20, 2020 - Deirdre Cuss is a graduate of the MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage. She shares her experience of the programme here in UL. What made you study at UL? I was unsure what to do after my undergrad, and when I saw the public history course I thought it would be broad enough that… Continue reading MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage: Graduate Profile – Deirdre Cuss
MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin January 15, 2020 - Stephen Griffin is a graduate of both the BA in English and History and the MA in History at UL. He is currently in the process of completing his PhD here in UL also. Stephen discusses his experience of the MA programme: What made you study at UL and what attracted you to UL? This… Continue reading MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin
Managing a Career in Academia and Research January 10, 2020 - On Friday, 14 February 2020, Professor Fiona Cownie (Keele University) and Professor Anthony Bradney (Keele University) will deliver a special, interactive seminar on the topic of ‘Managing a Career in Academia and Research’. The seminar will take place at 11am in the Teaching Space in the School of Law. More details about the seminar are contained in the… Continue reading Managing a Career in Academia and Research
Morning Ireland January 9, 2020 - On January 9th, Eddie Keane was delighted to be interviewed by Brian Dobson on RTE Radio 1s ‘Morning Ireland’ programme. The interview discussed the decision of the Irish Workplace Relations Commission to award a former RTE employee €100,000 for age discrimination, when she was forced to retire at the age of 65. The full interview… Continue reading Morning Ireland

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