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Evening Language Courses at the University of Limerick

Starting in September 2018, the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of Limerick is offering evening language courses in: French German Japanese Spanish Chinese (new for 2018) Available to UL students and UL staff members as well as to members of the general public. These courses are designed for adult learners interested in… Continue reading Evening Language Courses at the University of Limerick

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OPINION: Just how much of social media is enough?

By Silvia Benini, Marta Giralt and Liam Murray, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick, for RTÉ Brainstorm. Social media use and abuse is a widely acknowledged international phenomenon. We appear to be eating, living and sleeping social media, whilse ignoring the potential risk to millions in human development caused by our… Continue reading OPINION: Just how much of social media is enough?

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AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference 2018

The annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference took place on Tuesday 22nd May in the IWAMD Building. The conference highlights the research of the Faculty’s postgraduate students, and gives students the opportunity to present in a real conference environment. Each conference panel was chaired by a PhD student, and the day also featured a number of academic posters… Continue reading AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference 2018

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OPINION: What do our accents say about us?

Dr Máiréad Moriarty, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, writes for RTÉ Brainstorm that while it is impossible to speak without an accent, it is something which is ultimately controlled by ourselves. Despite the fact that many people believe they do not speak with an accent, the reality is that it is impossible to… Continue reading OPINION: What do our accents say about us?

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Inaugural Lecture of our Dean, Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences were proud to host the Inaugural Lecture of our Dean, Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes on 1st May 2018. Our previous Dean, Professor Tom Lodge was Master of Ceremonies and travelled from his sabbatical in France for the event. Helen was introduced by UL President, Professor Des Fitzgerald. Helen's lecture,… Continue reading Inaugural Lecture of our Dean, Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes

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UL students deliver English language classes to refugees and asylum seekers

As part of their UL Engage module, our MA in TESOL students, led by Dr Mairead Moriarty (Assistant Dean International), spent a number of weeks this semester delivering English language courses to refugees and asylum seekers currently living in the Limerick region. On April 26th, the Faculty held a graduation ceremony at the University of… Continue reading UL students deliver English language classes to refugees and asylum seekers

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FAHSS PhD students compete in Thesis in 3 Minutes Competition

Ten Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences PhD candidates took part in the Faculty heat of UL's Thesis in 3 Minutes competition this afternoon. Organised by  the Graduate School at the University of Limerick, each student was given a strict 3 minutes to tell the audience about their research at UL. Dr Ann Ledwith, Dean… Continue reading FAHSS PhD students compete in Thesis in 3 Minutes Competition

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Scholarships for Postgraduates 2018

Are you planning a PhD, or thinking of pursuing a taught postgraduate course? The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS) at the University of Limerick, Ireland, is offering a number of Scholarships, Fellowships, Bursaries and Fee Waivers to MA and PhD candidates for September 2018. For full details please visit: https://ahss.blog/scholarships/

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Work of UL’s Centre for Irish-German Studies congratulated in strategic review launched by Tánaiste

A recent comprehensive review of the relationship between Ireland and Germany, launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, calls for a widening and deepening of the Irish relationship with Germany in all its aspects. Highlighting the need for further prioritising and resourcing of Irish-German relations, the report also emphasised… Continue reading Work of UL’s Centre for Irish-German Studies congratulated in strategic review launched by Tánaiste

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French lecturer at UL made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, in recognition of her service to French-language education

We are delighted to congratulate  our colleague Dr Marie-Thérèse Batardière (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) on being made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, in recognition of outstanding service to French-language education. This is a fantastic and very well deserved achievement. The Ordre des Palmes académiques is a national order of France… Continue reading French lecturer at UL made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, in recognition of her service to French-language education

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Irish première of the award-winning documentary Alalá screened at UL

By Maria Rieder (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) The School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics (MLAL) and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (IWAMD) proudly presented the Irish première of the award-winning documentary Alalá (2016) at UL on Wednesday 14th March. Alalá, directed by photographer, producer and director Remedios Malvárez,… Continue reading Irish première of the award-winning documentary Alalá screened at UL

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CFP: AHSS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

AHSS ANNUAL POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE 22 MAY 2018, UL Call for Papers Paper proposals: submit an abstract of 300 words for an individual paper (20 mins). Panel proposals: submit a panel proposal, including the panel theme, a short 150 word panel abstract, and the 4 proposed speakers with their 300-word paper abstracts and the name… Continue reading CFP: AHSS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference