Current Seminar Series
Our Irish Studies Research Seminar Series runs weekly on Monday afternoons at 4.30. Come and join us!
16 October 2017 at 4.30
Marguerite Corporaal (Radboud University, Nijmegen): ‘Redefining regionalism: Irish local colour fiction through a transnational lens’
Autumn Seminar Series
The Seminars will run weekly from 2 October to 11 December.
All welcome - come and join us!
A number of our previous 2017-18 and 2016-17 Seminars are available online for audio streaming.
CLICK HERE to see the programmes and access the audio streams.
Irish Studies International lecture
The Institute hosts an annual International Irish Studies Lecture given by a distinguished academic or figure in public service.
Previous lecturers have included Prof Joe Lee (New York University), Prof Joep Leerssen (University of Amsterdam), Prof Elizabeth Malcolm (University of Melbourne) and Prof Marianne Elliott (University of Liverpool).
Irish Studies International Lecture 2017
Monday 12 June 2017 at 5pm - PFC 0G/007
This year's lecture will be given by Prof Richard Kearney (Boston College), on 'Commemoration: Trauma and Recovery'. It is co-hosted by the AHRC project 'Commemorating Partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 2020-23'. The Lecture was recorded for Podcasting
Annual Seán Mac Airt Memorial Lecture
Thursday 23rd November 2017
THE ULSTER PLACE-NAME SOCIETY: Annual Seán Mac Airt Memorial Lecture. 'The Importance of Place-names in the Storytelling Traditions of the Blue Stack Mountains' by Dr Eithne Ní Ghallchobhair RIA. At 8.00pm, Peter Froggatt Centre Room 02/018, Queen’s University Belfast
Postgrad Reading Group
The Reading Group in Irish Studies is open to all interested postgrads (MA and PhD), and is run by the Postgrads.
It will be led by Clare Rice (Law). The selected piece for discussion is titled "Understanding the 'Northern Irish' identity" and was presented in the Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series at Stormont by Prof. John Garry and Kevin McNicholl (QUB).
I look forward to seeing as many of you as possible. If anyone would like to volunteer for future sessions, please do get in touch. Feel free to pass this on to others who may be interested.