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Trans exclusion in Irish LGBT+ social movements

Ellen Reid is a PhD candidate with the Department of Sociology, concentrating on LGBT+ identity. She recently attended the Identity in Times of Change Conference at the University of Manchester to present her paper 'Truly a nation of equals?: Trans exclusion in Irish LGBT+ social movements from 1983 to 2015': I presented at the Identity… Continue reading Trans exclusion in Irish LGBT+ social movements

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Internationalisation of Higher Education in practice: Promoting foreign language learning in multicultural settings

Dr Marie-Thérèse Batardière, Catherine Jeanneau and Dr Veronica O’Regan (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) presented findings from a research project entitled ‘Internationalisation of Higher Education in practice: Promoting foreign language learning in multicultural settings’ at the international AILA conference, Educating the Global Citizen - International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching in the Digital… Continue reading Internationalisation of Higher Education in practice: Promoting foreign language learning in multicultural settings

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BBC Africa Editor Fergal Keane to give keynote lecture in UL

The BBC Africa Editor Fergal Keane will give a keynote lecture at a major journalism conference in the University of Limerick on Thursday April 11th 2019. Mr Keane who is the new Adjunct Professor of Journalism at UL will give the keynote lecture on: Journalism and Democracy under Siege: How Can We Combat the Threat… Continue reading BBC Africa Editor Fergal Keane to give keynote lecture in UL

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Conference report: EFACIS PhD seminar in Irish Studies in Leuven

Tracy McAvinue, second-year PhD candidate in the School of English, Irish and Communication, is researching the representation of “Home” by Irish women writers in the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Funded by the Faculty of AHSS, Tracy attended the EFACIS PhD seminar in Irish Studies in Leuven. She writes about her experience here: In September 2018… Continue reading Conference report: EFACIS PhD seminar in Irish Studies in Leuven

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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