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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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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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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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Language Exchange Meeting at UL a great success

Last Wednesday, over 250 students gathered for the Language Exchange Meeting at UL. This popular event is organised every semester for the past 20 years by the Language Learning Hub, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. The principle of a Language Exchange Meeting is very simple: pairing international and UL students to promote language… Continue reading Language Exchange Meeting at UL a great success

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Argentine Cinema Series at the University of Limerick

We are pleased to announce an Argentine Cinema Series, organised by the School of Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics at UL, in collaboration with the Argentine Embassy All films will be shown at the University of Limerick, 26, 27, 28 September at 18:00. Free admission, all films with subtitles Widows on Thursdays (Marcelo Piñeyro, 2009) Tuesday 26th… Continue reading Argentine Cinema Series at the University of Limerick

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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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2017 Edward Moxon Browne FYP Prize for European Studies students

Congratulations to Colin Kelly, recent graduate of the BA in European Studies at the University of Limerick, who was presented with the 2017 Edward Moxon Browne Prize for best Final Year Project. Colin’s thesis “A life on ‘the invisible front’: Markus Wolf’s role in the GDR’s foreign intelligence service” was supervised by Dr Jean Conacher,… Continue reading 2017 Edward Moxon Browne FYP Prize for European Studies students

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Learn a language at UL!

School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics Language Outreach Programme (LOP) Would you like to learn a language this Academic Year? The School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce its Winter 2017 Language Outreach Programme (LOP). Evening language courses for general purposes in French*, German, Japanese, Spanish and Chinese will be… Continue reading Learn a language at UL!

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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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UL conference to examine Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit

17th International Conference in Irish-German Studies Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit 20th Anniversary Conference of the Centre for Irish-German Studies & Commemoration of Heinrich Böll’s 100th Birthday Venue and Date: University of Limerick, 14-16 September 2017 To register for this conference please click here. Programme Outline: click here     Organisers Dr Joachim Fischer / Dr Gisela Holfter… Continue reading UL conference to examine Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit

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Dublin One City One Book 2017 author Joe Joyce & poet Eva Bourke to give free readings at UL

Irish-German readings with ‘Dublin One City One Book 2017’ author Joe Joyce and poet Eva Bourke, Date: 15 September 2017, 7-8pm Venue: University of Limerick, Analog Devices Building, room AD2010, Free event – register at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/reading-by-joe-joyce-eva-bourke-book-presentations-tickets-36225916692 As part of the 17th International Conference in Irish-German Studies Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit there… Continue reading Dublin One City One Book 2017 author Joe Joyce & poet Eva Bourke to give free readings at 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