David Nichol Smith Seminar Travel Grants

The 15th David Nichol Smith Seminar organizing committee is pleased to announce that they will be able to offer a limited number of travel grants to expand postgraduate participation in the 2014 ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’ conference (click here for further details).

These grants are provided through generous funding contributions from the Faculty Continue reading David Nichol Smith Seminar Travel Grants

CFP: David Nichol Smith Seminar – ‘Ideas & Enlightenment’

DNS Conference

The Sydney Intellectual History Network and ‘Putting Periodisation to Use’ Research Group at the University of Sydney invite you to the Fifteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar (DNS), with the theme ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’. Inaugurated and supported by the National Library of Australia, the DNS conference is the leading forum for eighteenth-century Continue reading CFP: David Nichol Smith Seminar – ‘Ideas & Enlightenment’

Grave matters: Death and Dying in Dublin

The programme for the one-day symposium entitled ‘Grave Matters: Death and Dying in Dublin’, which will be held at The Milestone Gallery, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, on Saturday, 12 April 2014 is now available to download here.

For further information contact gravemattersconference@gmail.com or visit the City of Dublin Research Group website http://www.tcd.ie/CISS/dublinresearchgroup.php.

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CFP: 4th Tudor & Stuart Ireland Conference

The 4th Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference will convene on 29 & 30 August 2014 in NUI Maynooth.

Proposals for papers, 20 minutes in length, are now welcome on any aspect of Ireland during the Tudor and Stuart eras, including:

Two Fellowships at the Centre Culturel Irlandais/Irish College Paris

The Centre Culturel Irlandais/Irish College Paris is offering two Fellowship bursaries to encourage research on its Old Library and Historical Archives collections.

The purpose of the Fellowships is to establish the intellectual and academic value of the holdings. The Old Library contains 8000 volumes (from the 15th to the 19th century). Once Continue reading Two Fellowships at the Centre Culturel Irlandais/Irish College Paris

CFP: Ireland and Ecocriticism

A conference entitled ‘Ireland and Ecocriticism’ will take place in University College Cork on 19-21 June 2014. The conference hopes to attract contributions from a variety of disciplines, not just across the arts, but, ideally, breaching the divide between the arts and sciences. Proposals for both English- and Irish-language contributions, papers Continue reading CFP: Ireland and Ecocriticism

ASECS Irish-American Travel Grants 2013-14

Applications are invited for the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Irish-American Travel Grant Scheme 2013-14. The purpose of the award is to support documentary scholarship on Ireland in the period between the Treaty of Limerick (1691) and the Act of Union (1800), by enabling North American-based scholars to travel to Continue reading ASECS Irish-American Travel Grants 2013-14

CFP: Grave Matters: Death and dying in Dublin 1500 – 2000

On Saturday 12 of April 2014 a one day conference in Glasnevin cemetery organised by the Dublin City Research Group will explore explore the social, economic, legal and medical aspects of dying in Dublin 1500-2000. The Dublin City Research group invites relevant papers from researchers in all disciplines who are undertaking Continue reading CFP: Grave Matters: Death and dying in Dublin 1500 – 2000

CFP: ISSCL Conference on Children’s Literature

The second biannual Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature (ISSCL) conference will take place on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th March 2014 at  An Foras Feasa, NUI Maynooth.

The conference theme is ‘Be Merry and Wise: Children’s Literature from Chapbooks to the Digital Age’. The call for papers is open Continue reading CFP: ISSCL Conference on Children’s Literature

CFP: Reading, Writing and Religion, 1660-1830

Papers, short presentations and reports are invited for a free, one day colloquium on the theme of ‘Reading, Writing and Religion, 1660-1830’ to be held at Queen Mary, University of London on 7 December 2013. The event is being organised by the Writing Religion Research Network, which aims to bring together Continue reading CFP: Reading, Writing and Religion, 1660-1830

CFP: ISECS International Seminar

The International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS) invites applications from scholars in all fields of eighteenth-century studies within the context of a one-week International Seminar for Early Career Eighteenth-Century Scholars entitled ‘C18 Arts of Communication: in manuscript, in print, in the arts, and in person’. The International Seminar will be held from Monday 8 Continue reading CFP: ISECS International Seminar

CFP: Collegial Communities in Exile

Proposals for papers and panels are invited for a conference entitled ‘Collegial Communities in Exile: New histories of the Irish, English, Scots, Dutch and other colleges founded on the continent in the early modern period’ which will take place at Mary Immaculate College on 19-20 June 2014.