EVENT: PhD Lunch Break

The next PhD Lunch Break is on 30 April, 1-2pm CET, on zoom. Organised by EFACIS, this is aimed specifically at PhD students. The event is an opportunity to meet fellow graduate students, share your research, discover new opportunities in academia or simply discuss every-day or long-term concerns you may have as PhD students. For registration and Zoom link, please

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PHD: Funded PhD Opportunity in University College Cork

University College Cork is currently seeking applications for a PhD project entitled, Measuring Change in Irish Literature, which will be one of ten funded projects to emerge out of CASCADE’s doctoral network. The successful candidate will be appointed as Marie Curie Early Career Researchers at University College Cork, enrolled in a fully-funded three-year PhD programme, and paid a salary of TBA.

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EVENT: ISTR Postgraduate Forum

The Irish Society for Theatre Research (ISTR) is hosting a forum for PhD researchers in the field of Drama, Theatre, and Performance. This online event offers participants an opportunity to receive feedback on their research from established academics. It aims to forge connections between international postgraduate researchers and to encourage discussions that lead to future collaborations and exchanges. Format Participants

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IMAGALLAMH: Kylemore Summer School in Irish Studies 

DATES: JUNE 9-20, 2024 The Keough-Naughton Institute at the University of Notre Dame is delighted to invite applications for the inaugural session of Imagallamh: the Kylemore Summer School in Irish Studies, directed by Professor Barry McCrea, which will take place from June 9th-20th in the University of Notre Dame Center at Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, and in Trinity College Dublin.

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EVENT: IASIL Postgraduate & ECR Roundtable

EDI in Irish Studies Tuesday February 27th, 6pm (Irish Time) Online Designed as a platform for young and early career researcher to share their research and experience, the first IASIL Postgraduates Roundtable will explore what EDI means in Irish Studies. Our speakers – Sandrine Ndahiro (UL), Taylor Follett (UCD), Tapasya Narang (UCD), Javier Torres-Fernández (Universidad de Almería) and Victor Augusto

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ESSAY PRIZE: George Moore Student Essay Competition

The 12th International George Moore Conference (8-10 May 2024) hosted by the Department of English, University of Liverpool announces The 1st George Moore Student Essay Competition First prize: 100 euros (Sponsored by the George Moore Association) The competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students. For more click here. Essay Guidelines Word Limit: 3000 including the ‘Works Cited’ list. Recommended

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SCHOLARSHIP: Funded PhD in Irish Studies

The life that God desires men live: visions of masculinity in post-revolutionary global Ireland, 1923-1968 Full Details: CLICK HERE Following the Irish Revolution, the heteronormative masculine ideal was valorised; an ideal which compromised both the pious Catholic and the virile warrior-hero, while women’s and LGBTQ rights stagnated. Despite this, masculinities remain a relatively nascent subject in Irish studies. In this

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SYMPOSIUM: Scholarships for the James Joyce symposium

The International James Joyce Foundation is sponsoring up to fifteen scholarships for graduate students and early career researchers to attend Across the Waters: The XXIXth International James Joyce Symposium, which will be hosted by the University of Glasgow from 14 to 19 June 2024 [conference website]. Scholarships can be used to cover early bird registration and travel and accommodation costs

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CFP: 8th International PhD Leuven Centre for Irish Studies

The Leuven Centre for Irish Studies will be organising the 8th EFACIS PhD Seminar in Irish Studies at the Irish College Leuven. The seminar will take place from 26 till 30 August 2024.  The aim is to give PhD students in Irish Studies from different European countries the opportunity –    to present their research in a congenial, interdisciplinary environment, –    to receive

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PRIZE: ISAANZ 2024 Postgraduate Essay Competition

The Editors of the interdisciplinary Australasian Journal of Irish Studies (AJIS) and the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand are pleased to announce that the 2024 ISAANZ Irish Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize competition is now open for entries. Prize:• Publication of the winning essay in AJIS, subject to normal academic refereeing.• A cash prize of AU$300.• A year’s

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