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Seminar on summer opportunities for Law students at UL

On the evening of Thursday the 9th of November Dr Lydia Bracken and Dr Norah Burns of the School of Law hosted an event for their first year Criminal Justice and Law Plus student advisees. The seminar focused on summer opportunities that students may consider such as internships, volunteering etc. The event was organised as part… Continue reading Seminar on summer opportunities for Law students at UL

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A Dehli Diary: FAHSS collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru University

By Dr Ciara Breathnach A delegation from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick visited Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi this November. The purpose of our visit was to participate in a series of events that included an Irish Studies Lecture Series and the signing of an Agreement of… Continue reading A Dehli Diary: FAHSS collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru University

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UL School of Law conference marks the Constitution at 80

The Constitution at 80, a conference to mark the 80th anniversary of Bunreacht na hÉireann, took place at the University of Limerick on Saturday 11th November. The Conference was opened by the President of UL, Dr Des Fitzgerald, and the opening keynote address was provided by Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights… Continue reading UL School of Law conference marks the Constitution at 80

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European Union module at UL receives funding from prestigious Jean Monnet Programme

A team lead by Dr Joachim Fischer (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) have recently been awarded funding under the prestigious Jean Monnet Programme for a Broadening Module entitled “The European Union: Broadening the Perspective”. The funding is for three years, starting in the Spring semester of 2018. The module is specifically designed for… Continue reading European Union module at UL receives funding from prestigious Jean Monnet Programme

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The Global Spread of Irish Gothic

Dr Christina Morin (School of Culture and Communication) was recently invited by the Irish Ambassador to Poland, Gerard Keown, to participate in a series of Irish gothic-themed lectures. The dead, the undead and the supernatural have always been important elements of Irish culture and tradition. The ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, the pre-cursor to Halloween,… Continue reading The Global Spread of Irish Gothic

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UL v Cambridge Moot Court Competition takes place at UL

On Monday 6th of November, two students from UL, Miss Niamh Shanahan and Miss Bridget Howard (4th year Law Plus) competed against Miss Meredith Philips and Mr Isaac Freckleton of the University of Cambridge in the annual UL v Cambridge Moot Court competition. This year the event was kindly sponsored by Holmes O’Malley Sexton Solicitors.… Continue reading UL v Cambridge Moot Court Competition takes place at UL

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UL Law Lecturer participates in WIT Law Week

Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan met with students from WIT on Wednesday 8th November to discuss postgraduate options in Law. Kathryn was invited by the WIT Law Society as part of WIT Law Week which ran from Monday, November 6th to Thursday, November 9th. Other speakers across the week included  Seán Aylward and Marcella Higgins of The… Continue reading UL Law Lecturer participates in WIT Law Week

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New Partnership with the University of Padua, School of Law, Italy

The School of Law, University of Limerick, is delighted to announce it has signed a new collaboration with the University of Padua’s School of Law in Italy. This new agreement will allow students and staff from both law schools to complete Erasmus exchanges and mobility going forward, further strengthening our links. The University of Padua… Continue reading New Partnership with the University of Padua, School of Law, Italy

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10th UL Winter School in Social Science Research Methods

The 10th UL Winter School in Social Science Research Methods will take place Monday 8 January to Friday 19 January 2018. The Winter School trains researchers in raining in quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods appropriate to PhD level research,with intensive refresher sessions (10 ECTS credits, subject to assessment). Qualitative and Quantitative streams will run alongside… Continue reading 10th UL Winter School in Social Science Research Methods

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AHSS researchers take part in new UL Talks videos

Three Faculty of AHSS lecturers have taken part in the new series of UL Talks videos. Dr Roberto Mazza (Department of History) speaks on the subject of "Palestine and Jerusalem - what links people together", and Dr Marie-Thérèse Batardière & Catherine Jeanneau  (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) speak about "Internationalisation at home." https://youtu.be/CunOZVD0lFo… Continue reading AHSS researchers take part in new UL Talks videos

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Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick are delighted to announce that four of our postgraduate courses have been shortlisted for Postgraduate Course of the Year by Grad Ireland: Postgraduate Course of the year in Arts & Humanities School of Culture and Communication - MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning School… Continue reading Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

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History comes alive for students at the University of Limerick

Last week, the Department of History brought history alive for students at UL, with a demonstration by Irish Historical Costumers (IHC). Students of the History 'Ireland, 1750-1850' module were joined by students of English, Music and Dance for a presentation on male and female clothing of the period 1800-1830.   IHC is an educational and… Continue reading History comes alive for students at the University of Limerick