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MA in History of the Family: Graduate Profile – Carmel McEvey

Carmel is a recent graduate of the MA in History of the Family (online), Carmel resides in Australia and describes her experience of completing the MA remotely and her student experience in UL. MA in History of Family Graduate Carmel McEvey What made you choose the MA in History of Family at UL? I had… Continue reading MA in History of the Family: Graduate Profile – Carmel McEvey

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MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage: Graduate Profile – Deirdre Cuss

Deirdre Cuss is a graduate of the MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage. She shares her experience of the programme here in UL. MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage Graduate Deirdre Cuss What made you study at UL? I was unsure what to do after my undergrad, and when I saw the public… Continue reading MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage: Graduate Profile – Deirdre Cuss

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MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin

Stephen Griffin is a graduate of both the BA in English and History and the MA in History at UL. He is currently in the process of completing his PhD here in UL also. Stephen discusses his experience of the MA programme: MA History Graduate Stephen Griffin What made you study at UL and what… Continue reading MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin

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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