Seminars and Conferences
Conference: The World of Edward Thomas O'Dwyer of Limerick (1886-1917), 13 October 2017
The Department of History, in conjunction with Limerick Diocesan Archives, will host this conference to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the death of Bishop O'Dwyer. Full details are available here. The even is free, but participants must register in advance here.
Irish Association of Professional Historians Workshop on Social Media & The Historian, 5 March 2016
The Department of History will host this workshop. Full details are available here. The event is free of charge, but participants must register in advance at email@example.com
Full information on the IAPH is available here.
Mary Immaculate College 1916 Commemoration Events
The college has organised a programme of events to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising. Further information available here.
Guest Lecture, 25 November 2015
Professor Michael Braun (Konrad Adenauer Foundation / University of Cologne), 'Memory contests: how to tell good stories of bad history in German Film).
The lecture will take place in room SG! and is hosted by the Departments of German Studies, Media Studies and History in collaboration with the Irish Centre for Transnational Studies.
Confernece: Economic and Social History Society of Ireland Annual Conference 2015
The Department of History will host the ESHSI Annual Conference on 27-28 November 2015. The theme of the conference will be 'Exploring Everyday Lives'. The programme is available here and further information on the society is available here.
Centre for Historical Research Seminars, 2015-2016
The Centre for Historical Research Seminars are organised annually by the Department of History at Mary Immaculate College and the Department of History at the University of Limerick. The seminars take place at MIC in 2015-2016.
The programme is available here:
Autumn Semester, 2015-2016
Spring Semester 2015-2016
Conference: Moments of Becoming - Transitions and Transformations in Early Modern Ireland, 20-21 Novmeber 2015
This event is organised by the MIC-UL Limerick Early Modern Studies Forum and will take place at the University of Limerick on 20-21 November 2015. The plenary speakers will be Professor Daniel Carey (NUI Galway), Profesor Alison Rowlands (University of Essex) and Professor Raymond Gillespie (University of Maynooth). The programme is available on the Forum website.
Postgradute Forum, 26 March 2015
This event will bring together postgraduate research students in history from NUIG, UL, MIC and UCC. The event is organised by a team of PhD students in the department (Paul O'Brien; Robert Hartigan; David Loughnane). Further information is available on the event's website.
Centre for Historical Research Seminars, 2014-2015
The Centre for Historical Research Seminars are organised annually by the Department of History at Mary Immaculate College and the Department of History at the University of Limerick. The seminars take place at the University of Limerick in 2014-2015. Queries may be addressed to Dr Richard Kirwan (Richard.Kirwan@ul.ie).
The programme is available here:
Autumn Semester, 2014-2015
Spring Semester, 2014-2015
Conference: Collegial Communities in Exile: New histories of the Irish, English, Scots, Dutch and other colleges founded on the continent in the early modern period, 19-20 June 2014
This conference will take place at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, on 19-20 June 2014. The conference is organised by Dr Liam Chambers and Dr Thomas O'Connor (National University of Ireland, Maynooth). Further information on the conference is available on the conference website.
Conference: Beyond the Grave, 25-27 April 2014
Limerick Museum and Archives in partnership with Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, will host a three day conference on the theme of death and burial in Ireland. For further details, please click here.
Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Events, 9 April 2014
Viking Origins of Limeick City: Introducing a Smart-Phone App - Public lecture by John Elliott (Thomond Archaeological and Historical Society) followed by the presentation by Paul O'Brien and Robert Hartigan (PhD students in the Department of History, MIC) introducing Smart-phone Apps they are developing. Hosted by Curriculum Development Unit, MIC. Venue: Room T212. Time: 6.00 p.m.
Public Lecture: Dr Ursula Callaghan, 'Limerick in the eighteenth century'. Illustrated talk hosted by the Department of History. Venue: Room T116. Time: 6.00 p.m.
For futher details on the events and festival, click here.
Conference: Limerick: History and Heritage, 29 March 2014
The Department of History, Mary Immaculate College and the Department of History, University of Limerick, in partnership with the Hunt Museum, present a free one-day conference on the history and heritage of Limerick. The event takes place at the Hunt Museum. To view the conference programme please click here.
Conference: Irish History Students' Association, 28 February - 2 March 2014
The IHSA annual conference will be hosted by Mary Immaculate College for the first time in 2014. The Call for Papers is available here. Further information will be made available here and here.
Centre for Historical Research Seminars, 2013-2014
The Centre for Historical Research Seminar Series is organised annually by the Departments of History at Mary Immaculate College and the University of Limerick. The series takes place at MIC in 2013-2014.
A full list of the seminars for 2013-2014 is available at the links below:
Autumn Semester, 2013-2014
Spring Semester, 2013-2014