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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

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Research trip to National Archives, Kew and the British Library, St Pancras

Stephen Griffin is a PhD candidate in the Department of History, University of Limerick. He writes about his latest research trip here: In January I undertook a seventeen-day research trip to London to visit the National Archives, Kew and the British Library, St Pancras. In Kew, I viewed the State Papers, Foreign which concern the… Continue reading Research trip to National Archives, Kew and the British Library, St Pancras

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The IRA and the First Dail

Dr Ruán O'Donnell (Department of History) gave a paper on ‘The IRA and the First Dail’ in the National Museum, Collins Barracks, Dublin on 17th January. This formed part of the official launch of the new special exhibition on the First Dail by the National Museum of Ireland. Dr O'Donnell's talk was part of an… Continue reading The IRA and the First Dail

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Read our Winter 2018 newsletter

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick Winter 2018 newsletter features news and events from our faculty and students from Autumn semester 2018-19. Read the newsletter at this link: December 2018 newsletter Read our previous newsletters

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Research Week @ UL

The inaugural Research Week @ UL will run from the 3 – 7 December with many events taking place across the campus. Research Week is an opportunity for our research community, from PhD to Professor, to connect, explore innovative practices and celebrate our research excellence and impact. The week will kick off with a one-day masterclass… Continue reading Research Week @ UL

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UL Historian appointed to Royal Irish Academy’s Historical Studies Committee

Many congratulations to Dr Richard Kirwan (Department of History & Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick), who has been appointed to the Royal Irish Academy’s Historical Studies Committee. This is a multidisciplinary committee that incorporates Classics, Near Eastern Studies, Archaeology and History. The Royal Irish Academy multidisciplinary committees aim to promote co-operation across and within relevant… Continue reading UL Historian appointed to Royal Irish Academy’s Historical Studies Committee

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences graduation ceremony, August 2018

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the University of Limerick on Friday 31st August, we’re proud of all of you. Our album of photos can be seen on our Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/pg/ahssUL/ Our newly conferred PhDs include: Erin Branigan: 'Privacy Interests and High-Profile Figures: Legal Considerations from an Irish Perspective'. Supervisor:  Eoin Quill… Continue reading Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences graduation ceremony, August 2018

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Transcribing interviews with Holocaust survivors from Rhodes Island

Milena Callegari Cosentino is a PhD Teaching Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Limerick. Her PhD title is ‘Rhodes and the Holocaust: Repercussions and legacies for later generations’. In this blog post she describes her fieldwork in Warsaw this summer, funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. "During… Continue reading Transcribing interviews with Holocaust survivors from Rhodes Island

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History research trip to Italy and Spain

By Stephen Griffin, PhD student, Department of History Since February of this year I have been undertaking research in archives in both Italy and Spain with the purpose of examining the respective reports of the Papal and Spanish ambassadors to Vienna during the years 1727-43. My trip to Italy and the Vatican Secret Archives earlier… Continue reading History research trip to Italy and Spain

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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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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