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UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

Join us on Thursday the 22nd of February, from 17.30 to 19.30, at the University of Limerick Postgrad Open Evening, in The Pavilion on the University’s North Campus. The University of Limerick offers a suite of taught postgraduate programmes and invites you to meet UL Faculty and current postgraduates to learn more about the opportunities… Continue reading UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

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PhD research trip to Washington DC

By William O'Neill, PhD Candidate, Department of History Having been awarded funding from the Faculty of AHSS, I was able to embark on a research trip to the United States in May 2017. I visited the National Archives and Records Administration building just outside Washington DC, called NARA II. This is where the United States… Continue reading PhD research trip to Washington DC

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AHSS graduations, January 2018

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the University of Limerick today, we're proud of all of you. Our newly conferred PhDs include: Yanuar Dwi Prastyo (MLAL): Effects of Cooperative Learning on Student Teachers' Communicative Competence in Indonesia. Supervisors: Freda Mishan and Elaine Vaughan Yanuar Dwi Prastyo (MLAL): Effects of Cooperative Learning on Student… Continue reading AHSS graduations, January 2018

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AHSS Postgraduate Research Community: Spring Seminar

The next AHSS Postgraduate Research Community Seminar ‘Teaching Methods & Practices’ will take place on Thursday 25th January 2018. The seminar, which is organised by members of the AHSS Postgraduate community will address different methods of teaching used by postgraduates and faculty.  Full details below:

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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

MPhil Student Punita Kapoor from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, came to the University of Limerick under the Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, International Activity Challenge Fund 2017. Here she writes about her 8 weeks at UL:   To say I had the best of both worlds is what comes to my mind spontaneously… Continue reading The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences newsletter, Winter 2017

We've had a highly productive and positive semester here at the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick. Our Winter 2017 newsletter features news, research profiles and events from our faculty and students from Autumn semester. Read the newsletter at this link: Read the AHSS Newsletter December 2017 (PDF) Read our previous newsletters

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Preaching what we practice: Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam on Public History

Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam (Department of History) delivered a paper at the ‘Why Public History?’ Conference held at a snowy Queen’s University Belfast on 7-8 December 2017. Over 2 days, 12 panels of 33 papers were delivered on a variety of topics concerning the practice of history in the public realm – museums, archives, anniversaries, education… Continue reading Preaching what we practice: Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam on Public History

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AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

This week the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed Transition Year students on to campus for Taster Sessions in our wide variety of undergraduate subjects. 620 students from 21 schools visited the University of Limerick on 28-28th November, for course talks and subject lectures. Students from Mayo, Waterford and Laois visited, as well… Continue reading AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

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UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000

Students from across the country were presented with scholarships totalling nearly €280,000 at the 2017 University of Limerick Scholarship Awards ceremony held on Monday, November 27. This year, more than 110 scholarships were presented, including over 30 UL Sports Scholarships. Forty students were awarded UL40 Scholarships, introduced in 2012 to mark UL’s 40th anniversary and… Continue reading UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000

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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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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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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