«Ireland in the Concert of Nations, 1922-2022» 2022 SOFEIR Congress 18-19 march 2022, University of Orleans, FRANCE – Research Unit REMELICE EA 4709

‘Ireland in the Concert of Nations, 1922-2022’ ‘To the Nations of the World! Greeting.’ These are the words to be found at the beginning of the message opening the First Dáil on 21st January 1919, asking the free nations of the world to recognise Ireland’s independence and its status as a full-fledged Republic. This appeal urged the victors of the

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CfP: The Irish Civil War National Conference: University College Cork, 15-18 June 2022

On 15-18 June 2022, University College Cork (UCC) will host the Irish Civil War National Conference, to mark the centenary of the opening of hostilities at the Four Courts in Dublin. Working with the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, this conference will align with the core principles of the Irish government’s Expert Advisory Group on Commemorations by encouraging,

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New book: Midnight Again: The Wartime Letters of Helen Ramsey Turtle ed John Wilson Foster.

Midnight Again: The Wartime Letters of Helen Ramsey Turtle. Edited by John Wilson Foster. Mahee Island Press. ISBN: 978-12-5272-9411-0 (Ramsey Turtle was an American woman living in Belfast and on Mahee Island, Co. Down between 1933 and 1946 when she returned to the USA to die prematurely at the age of 35. The book is an edited and annotated selection

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Museum of Childhood Ireland Seminar: Writing Irish Institutions: Jacinta Daly, Melatu Uche Okorie, and Emilie Pine – Thursday, 09 September 2021, 6pm Irish Standard Time

This seminar explores how life in Mother and Baby Homes, Industrial Schools, and Direct Provision has been documented by artists and by the State The panellists willadopt a wide-angle approach to non-criminal institutional incarceration in modern and contemporary Ireland. Focusing on Mother and Baby Homes, Industrial Schools, and Direct Provision Centres, the event will consider topics such as: How do

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Job Alert: Lecturer in Modern American History, University of Exeter (fixed term contract till Aug 2022)

Lecturer in Modern American History (Education and Scholarship) Job description College of Humanities History This full time role is available immediately on a fixed term contract until August 2022. The role The role of Lecturer in Modern American History (Education and Scholarship) in the Department of History will include supporting the student learning experience using a range of approaches and

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CfP: Special Issue ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES: Enlightenment and Modern Ireland: Legacies and Afterlives. Deadline, Jan 2022

ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES: Special Issue (Autumn/Winter 2022) Special Issue: “Enlightenment and Modern Ireland: Legacies and Afterlives” Guest Editors: James Ward, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, jg.ward@ulster.ac.uk Joe Lines, Chang’an-Dublin International College, China, joe.lines@ucd.ie Whether we praise or deride it, we now live in its shadows and must reckon with what it has bequeathed us. Western thought is haunted by the Enlightenment (Genevieve

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New Book: Ireland’s New Traditionalists: Fianna Fáil republicanism and gender, 1926-1938 by Kenneth Shonk

Ireland’s New Traditionalists: Fianna Fáil republicanism and gender, 1926-1938 by Kenneth Shonk The creation of Fianna Fáil in 1926 marked a new era in Irish politics wherein an evolved version of Irish republicanism, suited to operate in the Irish Free State, entered the political arena. Fianna Fáil was indeed a political organisation, but it was also a nationalist project, intent

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New Book: Heroes of Ireland’s Great Hunger. Eds. Christine Kinealy, Jason King and Gerard Moran. Cork Uni Press

Heroes of Ireland’s Great Hunger Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King and Gerard Moran The tragedy that struck Ireland between 1845 and 1852 is often viewed through the lens of cold-hearted bureaucrats, greedy merchants or indifferent landlords who put profit, principles of political economy, and prejudice against the Irish poor, above the need to save lives. This ground-breaking volume examines

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