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Mná na hÉireann at Big Berks

By Dr Ciara Breathnach, Department of History. I was delighted when our Lightning Session on Irish women social justice, migration and the city, 1850-1980 was accepted at the 17th The Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities. It was hosted by Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY on June 1-4, 2017. Big Berkshire… Continue reading Mná na hÉireann at Big Berks

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Spring 2017 Round Up: Gender ARC

Spring 2017 was another successful semester for Gender ARC (Advanced Research Consortium on Gender), a research network linking more than fifty academics at the University of Limerick and the NUI Galway who engage in gender-focused research across diverse disciplines. Gender ARC is committed to exploring gender dimensions of all aspects of human endeavour in order to… Continue reading Spring 2017 Round Up: Gender ARC

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UL Historian to take up Visiting Fellowship at Indian University

Dr Ciara Breathnach (Department of History) has been invited to take up a Visiting Fellowship at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. This forms the first phase of an initiative of Professor Jyoti Atwal, a gender and history expert, whose current research focuses on Margaret Cousins, founder of the All India Women’s… Continue reading UL Historian to take up Visiting Fellowship at Indian University

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European Policies and Research Funding: A Case Study of Gender Inequality and Lack of Diversity in a Nordic Research Programme

Professor Pat O'Connor (Department of Sociology) recently wrote with Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux on 'European Policies and Research Funding: A Case Study of Gender Inequality and Lack of Diversity in a Nordic Research Programme'. The full article can be read at https://policyandpoliticsblog.com.