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Conference report by Louise Ryan, PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology

  By Louise Ryan, PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Limerick In 2018, I presented papers from my PhD research at two conferences. The first, Theorizing the Web (TtW) was held in New York City and the second, Instagram Conference 2018: Studying Instagram Beyond Selfies, at Middlesex University in London. These conferences… Continue reading Conference report by Louise Ryan, PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology

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Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) 

By Marie Gethins, PhD candidate with the School of English, Irish, and Communication. University of Limerick "The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) held its 40th anniversary conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico over 20-23 February. Spanning more than 70 areas, topics ranged from Animation Studies to Zombie Culture and everything in-between. With a mission to promote innovative… Continue reading Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) 

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Annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

The Annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference will be held at UL on Tuesday 7th May 2019. Postgraduate research students from UL, LIT, LSAD and Mary Immaculate College are invited to submit papers, panel or poster proposals for this event. This conference is a great way to develop presentation skills for discipline-specific conferences, and to share… Continue reading Annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

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‘Yeats and India’ conference launch

Prof. Kerstin Mey and Prof. Meg Harper (School of English, Irish and Communication) are pictured with HE Brian McElduff, Irish Ambassador to India, at today's launch of the 'Yeats and India' conference co- organised by the University of Limerick and host JNU University, Delhi. Meg Harper gave the keynote lecture and both Prof. Mey and… Continue reading ‘Yeats and India’ conference launch

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Conference report: The Body and the Page in Victorian Culture: An International Conference

Tara Giddens (@taragiddens), PhD candidate in the School of English, Irish and Communication attended the “The Body and the Page in Victorian Culture: An International Conference” at the University of Victoria, Canada this summer, funded by the Faculty of AHSS at UL. She writes about her experience here: “The Body and the Page” conference was… Continue reading Conference report: The Body and the Page in Victorian Culture: An International Conference

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Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2018, Ontario

Dr Deirdre Ní Loingsigh, Aonad na Gaeilge & School of English, Irish and Communication, UL participated in the Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2018 at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) 23-25 August 2018. She reports on the event below. "Highlights of the conference for me were the three inspiring… Continue reading Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2018, Ontario

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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

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Faculty funding for two Sociology conferences

PhD student with the Department of Sociology, Zach Roche, recalls his experience at two conferences, funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS), University of Limerick: Over the summer I was blessed with the opportunity to attend two excellent conferences thanks to the funding I received from AHSS at UL. The first… Continue reading Faculty funding for two Sociology conferences

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Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria

AHSS post-graduate research student Margaret Grene attended the 11th Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria in September 2017. Her attendance was funded by the AHSS postgraduate travel award. Margaret’s research is exploring how health information providers can communicate with asthma patients using plain language, to help these patients use their asthma inhalers effectively. … Continue reading Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria

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Conference at UL explores football and politics

On November 23rd and 24th, the annual conference of the Football Collective, a dedicated multidisciplinary international network of over 200 academics and sports practitioners, was held at the University of Limerick. Organized by Dr James Carr, Dr Martin Power (Department of Sociology) and Dr Stephen Millar (Visiting Leverhulme fellow at UL’s Popular Music and Popular… Continue reading Conference at UL explores football and politics

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Annual Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) conference at UL

The annual Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) conference was held at UL on Saturday 18 November 2017. The theme of the conference was "Applied Linguistics in the era of globalisation: Opportunities, challenges, practices". The event attracted over 80 delegates and featured 40 presentations from delegates based on three continents and in more than ten countries. The plenary… Continue reading Annual Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) conference at UL

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UL School of Law conference marks the Constitution at 80

The Constitution at 80, a conference to mark the 80th anniversary of Bunreacht na hÉireann, took place at the University of Limerick on Saturday 11th November. The Conference was opened by the President of UL, Dr Des Fitzgerald, and the opening keynote address was provided by Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights… Continue reading UL School of Law conference marks the Constitution at 80