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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

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PG presentation at ‘Fast Forward: Women’s Writing in the 21st Century’ conference

School of Culture & Communication and GOIPG student Paula McGrath recently presented a paper to ‘Fast Forward: Women’s Writing in the 21st Century’ conference, which took place 8th-9th September at Sheffield Hallam University. The conference was organised by the PG CWWN (Postgraduate Contemporary Women’s Writing Network), and sought to position the post-2000 work of established authors… Continue reading PG presentation at ‘Fast Forward: Women’s Writing in the 21st Century’ conference

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Iva Yates presents at IASIL Conference in Singapore

Iva Yates, a PhD candidate at the School of Culture and Communication, presented her paper titled “Cathleen Ní Houlihan and Antígona Pérez: A Nationalist Irish-Puerto Rican Connection” at the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) conference, which took place at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore from 24-28 July. The paper analyses the… Continue reading Iva Yates presents at IASIL Conference in Singapore

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AHSS Law Lecturer Presents at Prestigious International Family Law Conference

In light of the rapidly changing realities of family life, legislatures across the globe are struggling to ensure their governing succession law regimes remain fit for purpose. In the past decade alone, various law reform commissions including the British Columbia Law Institute (2006), the New South Wales Law Reform Commission (2007), the Scottish Law Commission… Continue reading AHSS Law Lecturer Presents at Prestigious International Family Law Conference

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Inter-disciplinary Law conference at UL examines Contemporary Issues in Family Formation

On Friday 1st September 2017, Dr Lydia Bracken of the School of Law convened a conference on Contemporary Issues in Family Formation. The conference was designed as a knowledge-exchange event to share perspectives and expertise on issues and challenges facing “non-traditional” families in Ireland and to identify best practice for any future reform of Irish law.… Continue reading Inter-disciplinary Law conference at UL examines Contemporary Issues in Family Formation

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UL conference to examine Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit

17th International Conference in Irish-German Studies Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit 20th Anniversary Conference of the Centre for Irish-German Studies & Commemoration of Heinrich Böll’s 100th Birthday Venue and Date: University of Limerick, 14-16 September 2017 To register for this conference please click here. Programme Outline: click here     Organisers Dr Joachim Fischer / Dr Gisela Holfter… Continue reading UL conference to examine Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit

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UL welcomes 900 delegates from 60 countries to ISB11 conference

The University of Limerick hosted the 11th International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB11) on 11-15th June 2017. ISB is the primary forum for scholarly exchange on all aspects of research on bilingualism and multilingualism, from the linguistic end of the field, including neuroscience and clinical therapies, through sociolinguistic approaches, politics and public policy to second and… Continue reading UL welcomes 900 delegates from 60 countries to ISB11 conference

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Dr Owen Worth presents at Historical Materialism conference in Lebanon

Dr Owen Worth (Department of Politics and Public Administration) recently attended the Historical Materialism conference held at the American University in Beirut (AUB) in Lebanon, funded by the Faculty of AHSS Research Board. He chaired a panel on ‘Beirut-style Capitalism’, which featured scholars from the fields of Political Economy and Cultural Studies delivering papers on… Continue reading Dr Owen Worth presents at Historical Materialism conference in Lebanon

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Annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference 2017 announcement

We are delighted to announce that our annual Postgraduate Conference will take place on Monday May 15th, 2017, 9am-4pm at the Pavilion, University of Limerick. The conference highlights the research of the Faculty’s postgraduate students, and gives students the opportunity to present in a real conference environment. Speaking about the conference, Professor Eoin Devereux, Assistant Dean of… Continue reading Annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference 2017 announcement

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Zach Roche on ‘Conference Season’

Zach Roche, a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology, writes about conference attendance as a postgraduate researcher: "A good friend of mine once told me that for academic conference organizers there are only two months in the year: November and May. While not completely accurate, I have found that it tends to be more… Continue reading Zach Roche on ‘Conference Season’