New Book: The Economics of Empire: Genealogies of Capital and the Colonial Encounter Edited By Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem, Michael O’Sullivan, Routledge

The Economics of Empire: Genealogies of Capital and the Colonial Encounter is a multidisciplinary intervention into postcolonial theory that constructs and theorizes a political economy of empire.T his comprehensive collection traces the financial genealogies associated with the colonial enterprise, the strategies of economic precarity, the pedigrees of capital, and the narratives of exploitation that underlay and determined the course of

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CfP: IASIL Annual Conference, ‘Creative Borders’ 19-23 July 2021, Univeristy of Lodz, Poland.

The IASIL 2021 conference wishes to reflect on the concept of borders and their creative potential that helps define identities, generates critical discourses, and provokes literary works to tackle issues of global political, social, and cultural nature. On the one hand, the border is seen here as a necessary confinement and a formal limitation. On the other, it is viewed

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New Book: The Letters of Denis Devlin by Sarah Bennett. Cork University Press

The Letters of Denis Devlin by Sarah Bennett The first edition of the letters of Denis Devlin, Irish poet, translator and diplomat, this volume brings together a personal and professional correspondence that has until now been scattered across archives in Europe and North America. While representing a transformative contribution to Devlin scholarship and the wider field of 1930s and 40s

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New Book: Working in Cork: Everyday life in Irish Steel, Sunbeam Wolsey and the Ford Marina Plant, 1917-2001 by Liam Cullinane. Cork University Press

This book deals with the history of the working class in twentieth-century Ireland through a close examination of three Cork factories (Irish Steel, Sunbeam-Wolsey and the Ford Marina Plant) and the men and men who worked therein. Departing from previous labour history in Ireland, this book uses a comparative factory study approach – combined with extensive oral testimony – to

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New Book: Irish Country Furniture and Furnishings, 1700-2000 by Claudia Kinmonth. Cork University Press.

This major illustrated study, encompassing three centuries, illuminates a way of life in Ireland that has almost vanished. ‘Claudia Kinmonth’s astonishing work of scholarship and preservation records the richness of Irish furniture and furnishings across three centuries – an intimate and powerful expression of domestic life and material culture in a vanishing world. — Professor Daniel Carey, Vice President of

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New Book Who Was Responsible for the Troubles by Liam Kennedy. McGill Queens University Press

The Troubles claimed the lives of almost four thousand people in Northern Ireland, most of them civilians; forty-five thousand were injured in bombings and shootings. Relative to population size this was the most intense conflict experienced in Western Europe since the end of the Second World War. The central question posed in this book is fundamental, yet it is one

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CfP: Virtual Symposium, Irish Women’s Writing Network, 4-5 September 2021

COLLABORATIONS & NETWORKS Virtual Symposium Irish Women’s Writing Network 4-5 September 2021 The period 1880-1940 was marked by the emergence of a diverse range of Irish women writers into both the public sphere and public consciousness. This development was not accidental but was instead fostered by a variety of networks and collaborations that connected Irish women to one another across

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New Book: The New Irish Studies, edited by Paige Reynolds (Cambridge University Press, 2020)

New Book: The New Irish Studies, edited by Paige Reynolds (Cambridge UP, 2020). The New Irish Studies demonstrates how diverse critical approaches enable a richer understanding of contemporary Irish writing and culture. The early decades of the twenty-first century in Ireland and Northern Ireland have seen an astonishing rate of change, one that reflects the common understanding of the contemporary

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CfP: “EXCITING NEWS! Event, Narration and Impact from Past to Present”; hosted by Irish Humanities Alliance and UCC. 15-16 March 2021. CfP deadline: 5pm, Friday 27 November 2020

Conference Theme The Irish Humanities Alliance (IHA), in collaboration with University College Cork, presents- “EXCITING NEWS! Event, Narration and Impact from Past to Present,” bringing together a broad range of current research in Ireland and abroad, regarding an issue of crucial importance for the understanding of past cultures and our own. The conference is organised in collaboration with the EURONEWS

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CfP Études Irlandaises; French Journal of Irish Studies Fall/Winter 2021 issue. Deadline: March 1st, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS / Études Irlandaises French Journal of Irish Studies Fall/Winter 2021 issue DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: March 1st, 2021 The Editorial Board of Études Irlandaises is seeking submissions for the Fall/Winter 2021 issue of the journal Études Irlandaises is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal publishing articles in English, Irish and French which explore all aspects of Irish literature, history, society,

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