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LISTEN: Ciara Breathnach discusses the Association of Medical Humanities 2020 conference with the British Medical Journal podcast

Dr Ciara Breathnach recently spoke to the British Medical Journal podcast about the upcoming Association of Medical Humanities conference MAKING SPACE, which will take place in Limerick in June 2020. Click here for the call for papers. Listen to Ciara Breathnach discuss the Association of Medical Humanities 2020 conference This conference invites practitioners, artists, scholars… Continue reading LISTEN: Ciara Breathnach discusses the Association of Medical Humanities 2020 conference with the British Medical Journal podcast

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Three AHSS lecturers win UL Excellence in Teaching Awards

Pictured at the UL Excellence in Teaching Awards presentations are (L-R) Dr Ciara Breathnach, Prof, Helen Kelly Holmes, Dr Darina Slattery and Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan The UL Excellence in Teaching Awards presentations took place last week, with three Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences awardees. UL Excellence in Teaching (Individual) 2017/8 Overall Winner: Dr… Continue reading Three AHSS lecturers win UL Excellence in Teaching Awards

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Graduate profile: Alan Owens, Communications Officer at the University of Limerick

Alan Owens, Communications Officer, University of Limerick. Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media Alan Owens recently joined University of Limerick as Communications Officer. He graduated from UL in 2004 from the BA in European Studies, and spent a year working as a German translator in Thomson Scientific. After a year of travel around the world, he… Continue reading Graduate profile: Alan Owens, Communications Officer at the University of Limerick

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PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

Yesterday saw hundreds of our students from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences conferred at the University Concert Hall, including 15 of our PhD students. During conferrings, Dr Darina Slattery (School of English, Irish and Communication) was awarded the Excellence in the Provision of Pedagogic Support award as part of the UL Teaching… Continue reading PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

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Rhodes and the Holocaust: Oral History through generations

Milena Callegari Cosentino (PhD Teaching Fellow, Department of History) presented a paper ‘Rhodes and the Holocaust: Oral History through generations’ at the 2019 Oral History Conference. On June 28th and 29th I had the opportunity to attend the Oral History Network Ireland 2019 Conference entitled ‘Oral History in a Digital World’. The conference took place… Continue reading Rhodes and the Holocaust: Oral History through generations

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Research trip to La Corneuve in Paris

Our postgraduate researcher Stephen Griffin (Department of History) received funding for his research trip to La Corneuve in Paris: Since 5 June I have been undertaking archival research at the Centre des archives diplomatiques, situated at La Corneuve in Paris. My primary aim is to examine the reports of French ambassadors who resided in Vienna between… Continue reading Research trip to La Corneuve in Paris

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History student’s research trip to the British National Archives

UL History PhD candidate Robert Collins writes about his research trip to the British National Archives, which was funded by the Department of History. As part of my PhD research, I recently conducted an archival visit to the National Archives in Kew in London. This was my second visit as I had conducted a three-day… Continue reading History student’s research trip to the British National Archives

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UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

Paul Barrett, who holds a BA in English and History, and is currently a student on the MA in History at University of Limerick, has been awarded a prestigious four-year scholarship to pursue a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence. Paul’s project will examine the social history of the executioner in early modern Europe.… Continue reading UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

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AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

The AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference took place on Tuesday 7th May in the Foundation Building at UL.  This year, postgraduate researchers from UL were joined by postgraduate researchers from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick School of Art & Design and Limerick Institute of Technology. The Assistant Dean of Research, Dr Niamh Nic Ghabhann welcomed the attendees… Continue reading AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

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Research profile: Dr Rachel Murphy

Dr Rachel Murphy, Department of History, University of Limerick I have been lecturing on the MA History of Family at the University of Limerick since September 2018.  I am myself an alumna of this course, having studied here under course director Dr Ciara Breathnach in 2008.  I am very much enjoying being back at UL… Continue reading Research profile: Dr Rachel Murphy

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Tales of the Final Year Project

By Shaunagh-Marie O'Reilly, 4th year BA in English and History student at University of Limerick The Final Year Project or FYP is the beginning of the end of your journey as an undergraduate, which gives the project a bitter-sweet feeling as you prepare to submit your work. Realistically, if you enjoy working on your FYP… Continue reading Tales of the Final Year Project