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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

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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