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AHSS & IWAMD Irish Research Council Workshop

The Faculty of Arts Humanities Social Sciences and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance jointly held an IRC workshop on 21 September 2017 in the Pavilion, UL. The Irish Research Council offer Government of Ireland Scholarships for postgraduate students who wish to pursue a research Masters or PhD (either traditional or structured), in… Continue reading AHSS & IWAMD Irish Research Council Workshop

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Inaugural Sound Heritage Ireland Symposium: Networking & Knowledge Exchange

The inaugural Sound Heritage Ireland Symposium convened by Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam was a free, one-day networking and knowledge exchange event exploring issues surrounding period music in historic properties: history, research and interpretation. Supported by the Irish Research Council and hosted by the Department of History and Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of… Continue reading Inaugural Sound Heritage Ireland Symposium: Networking & Knowledge Exchange

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Profile: Dr Cassie Smith-Christmas

"I have loved languages as far back as I can remember.  In fact, my mother often likes to remind me that I used to try and teach our cat how to speak English—not surprisingly, to little avail.  It wasn’t until I had the privilege of taking a class with Peter Mülhäusler at the University of… Continue reading Profile: Dr Cassie Smith-Christmas

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Irish Research Council funding awarded for 1916 themed project

Congratulations to Dr Ciara Breathnach (Department of History), who has received funding from the Irish Research Council for a 1916-themed symposium and exhibition. The 1917 death of eminent republican Thomas Ashe was a key event of the revolutionary period. While on hunger strike, Ashe’s death following force-feeding fuelled an international debate about the practice. To… Continue reading Irish Research Council funding awarded for 1916 themed project