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Journal Estudios Irlandeses is now indexed in the database FECYT

Querid@s soci@s, Me complace enormemente anunciaros que el Ministerio de Economía y  Competitividad le ha otorgado a la revista Estudios Irlandeses el sello  de calidad FECYT de revistas científicas españolas. Este reconocimiento  sin lugar a dudas incrementa la visibilidad internacional…

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NCSA Awards & Prizes Announcements

            The Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA), is an interdisciplinary association for the study of nineteenth-century world cultures. Website: http://www.ncsaweb.net You will find here information about our Student and Scheuerle-Zatlin International Travel Grants NCSA Article…

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A. C. Elias Irish-American Research Travel Fellowship

ASECS’s A. C. Elias Irish-American Research Travel Fellowship, with a $2500 award, supports “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…

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Irish Studies at the University of Otago: MA and PhD scholarships

  Students interested in reading for an MA (one year) or a PhD (three years) by thesis on a topic that researches significant issues relating either singly or jointly to the following: Irish Literature Irish History Irish Theatre Irish Film…

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Ireland: arrivals and departures

Irish Studies in Europe, 5, Edited by Scott Brewster and Werner Huber Trier: WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2015.

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The Leaving of Ireland: Migration and Belonging in Irish Literature and Film, in honour of Irene Gilsenan Nordin

The Leaving of Ireland: Migration and Belonging in Irish Literature and Film, in honour of Irene Gilsenan Nordin. Detailed information can be found in this website: http://www.peterlang.com/download/datasheet/85073/datasheet_431896.pdf

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CFP: International conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network

International conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network, organized by our colleague John Braidwood in Oulu, Finland. The title of the conference is “1916: Response, Recrimination, Rejection, Redemption?”, and it will be celebrated in Oulu, on October 7-8, 2016 While I am setting up…

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CFP: IMSLA’s Special Edition on Ireland’s War for Independence 1912-1922

Deadline: 30 September, 2016 All articles will be subject to peer review and must conform to the Contributors’ Guidelines of the journal: http://www.irlandeses.org/journal/contributors-guidelines/ For consideration, please submit articles (as an attached Word document) via email with the subject line “IMSLA Special…

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CFP: IMSLA’s Special Edition on Ireland’s War for Independence 1912-1922

Website: http://acisweb.org/announcement/cfp-imslas-special-edition-on-irelands-war-for-independence-1912-1922/ This special issue of Irish Migration Studies in Latin America focuses on the revolutionary decade between 1912 and 1922. We seek to explore connections, collaborations, and intellectual and cultural synergies fusing Irish, South American and Caribbean contexts and temporalities…

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CFP: Geographies of Comparison: Ireland / Africa

Geographies of Comparison: Ireland / Africa (ACLA 2017, Utrecht, July 6-9, 2017) Deadline for submissions: September 23, 2016 Full name / name of organization: Cóilín Parsons Contact email: coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu Ireland was, as Robert Young writes, England’s first and always exceptional colony.…

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International Journal Éire-Ireland, for a special issue on Ireland and the Contemporary for a Spring/Summer 2017

CFP of the international journal Éire-Ireland, for a special issue on Ireland and the Contemporary for a Spring/Summer 2017. The deadline for submissions, which should be between 6,000 and 10,000 words, is 1 September 2016. Website here. A copy of the style guide may be…

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Postdoctoral Research Award in Irish Studies

The School of Canadian Irish Studies has become the premiere academic location in Canada for the study of Ireland and the Irish abroad. With six full-time professors and three fellows, Irish Studies at Concordia promotes an interdisciplinary engagement of the…

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IASIL Annual Conference, Cork, July 2016 (Reminder: Read Minutes from IASIL 2015 and 2016 Agenda)

Reminder: Read Minutes from IASIL 2015 and 2016 Agenda http://www.iasil.org/2016/07/reminder-read-minutes-from-iasil-2015-and-2016-agenda/ Dear Colleagues, As we prepare to convene at University College-Cork for our 2016 conference on “Change,” please remember to review last year’s minutes if you have not already done so…

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CFP: 1st Workshop for postgraduate researchers in Literature and Cultural Studies (Universitat de les Illes Balears on 7-8 July, 2016)

For further information, send an e-mail to: a.recer.cat@gmail.com, m.picornell@uib.cat

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CFP: Institutions and Ireland: Law, Punishment, and Accountability

Website: http://www.iasil.org/2016/04/institutions-and-ireland-law-punishment-and-accountability/ We invite abstracts of up to 300 words from any discipline for 20-minute papers that shed light on Ireland’s evolving relationships with legal institutions. The deadline for receipt of abstracts is Friday 29 April at 5pm. Please send…

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XV International AEDEI Programme (final)

Please, find the conference programme here (pdf).

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CFP: “Studi irlandesi. A Journal of Irish Studies” …. Resistance in Modern Ireland

Articles are subject to full peer-review. Please send abstracts of 250 to 400 words, outlines and expressions of interest for 8.000 to 10.000 words papers, as well as biographic information of 50 to 100 words by 31st January 2016 to the Guest…

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2016 ST. Patrick’s Day Charity Gala Ball

The Sibn ST. Patrick’s Day Charity Gala Ball committee is gearing up for the 2016 Ball, and is looking for volunteers who would like to get involved and help out. If so, please send an email to info@stpatricksday.es The proceeds…

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Call for 2016 UCD Maria Helena Kopschitz Ireland-Brazil MA scholarship

The School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Maria Helena Kopschitz Scholarship to enable a Brazilian student to pursue the MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama, University College Dublin.  The…

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ESSE Conference, Galway August 2016

Seminar Celtic Fictions: Scottish and Irish Speculative Fiction, at the ESSE conference, to be held in Galway, August 22-26 2016. Website: http://www.esse2016.org. Paper proposals (approx. 300 words) as well as a bio-note (approx. 200 words) should be sent both to Dr. Jessica…

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ISTR New Scholars Prize Call for Papers 2016

Website: http://www.iasil.org/2015/11/istr-new-scholars-prize-call-for-papers-2016/ Irish Society for Theatre Research, New Scholars Prize 2016 ISTR runs an annual essay competition for New Scholars. There is no set theme for this competition; rather, candidates are encouraged to submit work drawing on their current research. New…

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XV AEDEI International Conference, “Revolution/Evolution/Involution in Twentieth- and Twenty-first-Century Ireland” 26-28 May 2016 University of Zaragoza

XV INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE SPANISH ASSOCIATION FOR IRISH STUDIES “Revolution/Evolution/Involution in Twentieth- and Twenty-first-Century Ireland” 26-28 May University of Zaragoza. Submission requirements and deadline: Abstracts of 300 words for twenty-minute papers should be sent to crio@unizar.es by 15 January…

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LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory – Special Issue: “Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing.” January 2016

LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory Special Issue: “Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing.” More info here. E-mail: litjourn@yahoo.com. Deadline for submissions: January 8, 2016.

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The Great Famine and its Impacts: Visual and Material Culture, Maynooth University 14-16.

The Great Famine and its Impacts: Visual and Material Culture,  Maynooth University 14-16. Abstracts of 100 250-300 words for 20-minute papers, or proposals for roundtable sessions on specific themes and comprising 10-minute contributions, are invited and can be submitted by 15 December,…

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1916, Cinema and Revolution, 25-27 May 2016, Huston School of Film & Digital Media. National University of Ireland, Galway.

1916, Cinema and Revolution, 25-27 May 2016, Huston School of Film & Digital Media. National University of Ireland, Galway. Propose a paper (not exceeding 20 minutes), please submit your title and an abstract of 250 words accompanied by a short biographical sketch…

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Gender, sexuality and the city. Special volume of Performance Ireland, July 2015

Gender, sexuality and the city. Special volume of Performance Ireland. Deadline for proposals: 24th July to Dr. Shonagh Hill (shonagh_hill@yahoo.co.uk) and Dr. Cormac O’Brien (cormac.o-brien@ucdconnect.ie). Contributors will be notified about the acceptance or rejection of their proposals by 14th August and final…

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UCD Postdoc in Digital Memory Studies 2 year on the IRC New Horizons Industrial Memories project

Website: http://www.iasil.org/2015/11/ucd-postdoc-in-digital-memory-studies-2-year/ Closing date: 4th December 2015, 5 pm 

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1916 in Global Context: Connections and Comparisons National University of Ireland, Galway 2016

1916 in Global Context: Connections and Comparisons National University of Ireland, Galway Thursday, 16 June – Friday, 17 June 2016 The purpose of this conference is to explore the significance of Ireland’s Easter Rising and other revolutionary events in the year 1916 in…

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Journal Estudios Irlandeses, issue nº 11, December 2015

Estudios Irlandeses invites authors to submit contributions —in either English or Spanish— that engage in a critical and original way with aspects of Irish literature, history, arts and the media, for its Issue Nº 11, to be published in March…

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The Global Irish Design Challenge 2015

Designers with strong links to Ireland, please submit a product, project or concept that has the potential to revolutionise the way we live. Deadline for entries is the 30 November, 2015. Link: http://globalirish.irishdesign2015.ie/

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Vacancy – Librarian/archivist at National Library of Ireland, Web Archive

A Librarian/Archivist 15 month contract post working on the 2016 Web Archive at the National Library of Ireland . Web Archive 2016: Archivist/Librarian, 15 month contract post As part of the National Library of Ireland (NLI) programme for 2016 which includes…

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“The Rising of poets and playwrights”? The arts and the 1916 Easter Rising’ Conference in University College Cork, 29-30 January 2016

“The Rising of poets and playwrights”? The arts and the 1916 Easter Rising’ Conference in University College Cork, 29-30 January 2016 Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to Gabriel Doherty, of the School of History, University College Cork, at g.doherty@ucc.ie, 021 4902783.…

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Alcine Festival

It will show a number of short Irish films as part of the Language Learning section of the festival. Full details to follow on the Embassy website and via Twitter. 6-13 November, 2015, Alcalá de Henares

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“I International Conference Atlantic Communities: Translation, Mobility, Hospitality” to be held at the University of Vigo, 17th and 18th September 2015.

“I International Conference Atlantic Communities: Translation, Mobility, Hospitality” to be held at the University of Vigo, 17th and 18th September 2015. Available here

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“New Typologies of (E/Im)Migration: Mobility and Transcultural Spaces”, Santiago de Compostela, 8-10 October 2015

“New Typologies of (E/Im)Migration: Mobility and Transcultural Spaces”, Santiago de Compostela, 8-10 October 2015. E-mail for proposals: noemi.pereira@rai.usc.es Deadline for proposals: 7th September 2015.

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“Brigid Brophy Anniversary Conference”, 9 – 10 October 2015, MY120, Avenue Campus, St. George’s Avenue, The University of Northampton.

“Brigid Brophy Anniversary Conference”, 9 – 10 October 2015, MY120, Avenue Campus, St. George’s Avenue, The University of Northampton. More info here

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“The Great Famine, 1845-51: Histories and perspectives”, Institut du Monde Anglophone (5 rue de l’Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris), 28 November 2015

“The Great Famine, 1845-51: Histories and perspectives”, Institut du Monde Anglophone (5 rue de l’Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris), 28 November 2015. Deadline for proposals: 15 September 2015.  

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Proclaiming the Revolution National University of Ireland, Galway 22-23 January 2016

Proclaiming the Revolution, National University of Ireland, Galway, 22-23 January 2016 This conference focuses on the iconic document of the Irish revolution. Frequently quoted and often misinterpreted, the proclamation served a touchstone for republicans during the struggle for independence. What did it…

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New Approaches to Ossian symposium, Royal Irish Academy, 4 September 2015

New Approaches to Ossian symposium, Royal Irish Academy, 4 September 2015 More info here.

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4th edition of the Irish-Catalan Creative Connexions Festival.

This is a Festival which brings together internationally renowned musicians, artists and performers through exhibitions, readings, lectures, workshops and performances. October 23-25, 2015, Sitges, Barcelona. Website: http://www.creative-connexions.eu/index.php

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International Juvenile Gaelic Football Tournament

This is a tournament with teams from Ireland, England, Scotland, Madrid and Belgium participating. You can consult the full programme here. October, 24, 2015 Website: https://www.dfa.ie/media/embassyspain/newsevents/Flyer_Futbol_Gaelico.pdf

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Monthly readings of The Bloomsday Society

Library of the Ateneo, Madrid. The first gathering will be held on Wednesday October 28th, from 19.30. Website: http://irishfleadhcaceres.com/

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From Ireland to Poland, Northern Europe, Spain and the early Modern World, edited by Enrique García Hernán and Ryszard Skowron

Book presentation: The book brings together a fascinating collection of writings on the links between Spain and northern Europe in the early modern period, ranging from Ireland in the west to Poland and the Hanseatic states in the east. 29…

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12th edition of the CÁCERES FLEADH Musical Weekend

The 12th edition of the CÁCERES FLEADH Musical Weekend will take place on the days 30, 31 October and 1 November. Website: globalirishhub@dfa.ie

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“Ireland and Shared Futures”, University Rennes 2, France, 10-12 September 2015.

“Ireland and Shared Futures”, University Rennes 2, France, 10–12 September 2015. Deadline for proposals: 1st March 2015. Submissions here.  

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