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UL lecturer part of international team to receive Humanities in Europe Research Area (HERA) funding for research into European Music Festivals

Congratulations to Dr Aileen Dillane (Irish World Academy of Music and Dance), who is part of an international team of five researchers (Ireland, Denmark, Netherlands, Poland, UK) to have been awarded just under 1.2 million euro for their research proposal responding to the 2017 Humanities in Europe Research Area (HERA) call: "Public Spaces: Culture and Integration… Continue reading UL lecturer part of international team to receive Humanities in Europe Research Area (HERA) funding for research into European Music Festivals

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Journalism students at University of Limerick create 11th version of Limerick Voice newspaper

The courageous story of Vicky Phelan, whose fight for life opened the floodgates to the biggest health scandal in the history of the state features in the eleventh edition of Limerick Voice published on December 8, 2018. The newspaper, produced by the fourth year and MA students of Journalism at University of Limerick, reveals how the brave… Continue reading Journalism students at University of Limerick create 11th version of Limerick Voice newspaper

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Academic Meets Activist: Decriminalisation Then and Now

Twenty-five years ago, on June 24 1993, the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act was passed decriminalising homosexuality in this jurisdiction. The Hate and Hostility Research Group’s latest ‘Academic Meets Activist’ event, marked the 25th Anniversary of Decriminalisation in Ireland, and highlighted the ongoing struggle for decriminalisation in Jamaica. The evening consisted of a panel discussion… Continue reading Academic Meets Activist: Decriminalisation Then and Now

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UL’s first Creative Writing Winter School a huge success

The inaugural University of Limerick Creative Writing Winter School took place 25-29th November at Hotel Doolin, Co. Clare. The Winter School aimed to provide early to mid-career creative writers with a five day, residential, immersive and focused professional development experience. Themes chosen aimed to cover and engage with a mix of topics - some focusing… Continue reading UL’s first Creative Writing Winter School a huge success

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UL lecturer in political theory receives prestigious European Research Council Consolidator Award

Many congratulations to UL lecturer in political theory Dr Adina Preda (Department of Politics and Public Administration), who has received a prestigious €1.3m European Research Council Consolidator Award for her project 'Rights and Egalitarianism. Adina is one of six successful European Research Council awardees in Ireland. The European Research Council, set up by the European Union… Continue reading UL lecturer in political theory receives prestigious European Research Council Consolidator Award

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AHSS MA wins Postgraduate Course of the Year for the second year in a row

The MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning has won GradIreland's Postgraduate course of the year in Arts and Humanities … for the second year in a row! Sincere congratulations to Dr Yvonne Cleary and all TCID colleagues on this fantastic achievement, which evidences the consistent quality of this programme. Speaking about the award, Course Director Yvonne… Continue reading AHSS MA wins Postgraduate Course of the Year for the second year in a row

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Research Week @ UL

The inaugural Research Week @ UL will run from the 3 – 7 December with many events taking place across the campus. Research Week is an opportunity for our research community, from PhD to Professor, to connect, explore innovative practices and celebrate our research excellence and impact. The week will kick off with a one-day masterclass… Continue reading Research Week @ UL

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UL lecturer calls for rape trial reform after Cork trial protests

Dr Susan Leahy (School of Law, University of Limerick) and Dr Catherine O’Sullivan (UCC) have called for “legal and social reform” following protests over a Cork rape trial in which the 17-year-old complainant’s lacy underwear was referenced in the defence barrister’s speech to the jury. Dr Leahy, who recently co-authored Sexual Offending in Ireland: Laws, Procedures and… Continue reading UL lecturer calls for rape trial reform after Cork trial protests

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UL Talks showcase AHSS research

Three members of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences have taken part in the new series of UL Talks videos. UL Talks are short video lectures delivered by UL teachers on themes, issues, ideas and subjects that they are passionate about. They are designed to showcase our teachers, and to give the wider… Continue reading UL Talks showcase AHSS research

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University of Limerick Law Society LGBTQIA+: Rights in Law Conference

The UL Student Law Society hosted its first ever LGBTQIA+ themed conference on 25th October. The event was a collaboration between the UL Law Society and Out in UL, and was part of SoUL week, a week dedicated to the societies of UL. The conference was also broadcast live on ULFM. The event was kindly sponsored… Continue reading University of Limerick Law Society LGBTQIA+: Rights in Law Conference

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A reading with Danny Denton (via The Ogham Stone)

“Write the story that you want to read” As UL Frankenweek drew to a close on Halloween eve, we were lucky to be joined by upcoming Cork author, Danny Denton. Frankenweek kicked off on Monday the 22nd of October and has offered great writing workshops, readings and screenings related to the 200th anniversary of Mary […]… Continue reading A reading with Danny Denton (via The Ogham Stone)

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AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

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