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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

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AHSS History PhD candidate’s archival research in Austria

By Stephen Griffin, PhD candidate with the Department of History Since the middle of September I have been undertaking research in the Haus-, Hof-, und Staatsarchiv in Vienna. This research is being funded by a Richard Plaschka Pre-doctoral Fellowship, which was awarded by the OeAD, the Austrian agency for international mobility and cooperation in education,… Continue reading AHSS History PhD candidate’s archival research in Austria

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Faculty of AHSS welcome event for 1st years

Yesterday evening the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences held a welcome event for our new first year students. The UL First Seven Week's theme for Week 3 is 'Meet Your Advisor', and this event allowed our students to meet their advisor and sign up for a one-to-one meeting. The Faculty provided free food… Continue reading Faculty of AHSS welcome event for 1st years

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UL History lecturer to speak at Jerusalem conference in November

Dr Roberto Mazza (Department of History, University of Limerick) co-organised and will speak at the conference '100 Years after ... The British Legacy in Palestine: Balfour and Beyond', at the American Colony Hotel, East Jerusalem on 2nd November 2017. On the centenary of the actual date of that fated letter which redirected the history of the… Continue reading UL History lecturer to speak at Jerusalem conference in November

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Mná na hÉireann at Big Berks

By Dr Ciara Breathnach, Department of History. I was delighted when our Lightning Session on Irish women social justice, migration and the city, 1850-1980 was accepted at the 17th The Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities. It was hosted by Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY on June 1-4, 2017. Big Berkshire… Continue reading Mná na hÉireann at Big Berks

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New Dean in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, UL

Last week we said a fond farewell to our Dean Prof. Tom Lodge, and a warm welcome to our new Dean, Prof. Helen Kelly Holmes at a presentation in the Millstream Common Room. Tom was appointed Dean in January 2011, and has overseen huge changes in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. His… Continue reading New Dean in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, UL

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AHSS Teaching Day 2017

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Teaching Day took place on Monday, August 28th 2017 at the Pavilion, University of Limerick. The event was well attended by faculty and postgraduate students from AHSS and other UL Faculties, with lively discussions during each session. The first session examined teaching initiatives which took place in… Continue reading AHSS Teaching Day 2017