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Essay Prize 2021

The SSNCI Essay Prize 2021 has been awarded to Dr Kathryn Milligan for her article ‘Social Smoking and French Fancies: The Dublin Art(s) Club, 1886-98’ which was published in the Journal of Victorian Culture in 2020. The article explores the role of the Dublin Art(s) Club and the ways members of the club demonstrated ‘the Essay Prize 2021

Annual Conference 2021

Our Annual Conference took place 24-25 June 2021. The event was held online via University College Cork owing to the Covid-19 restrictions. Thanks to our organisers Dr. Heather Laird and Dr. Jay Roszman for all their hard work!

Happiness volume published

Our latest volume, Happiness in Nineteenth-Century Ireland, has been published by Liverpool University Press and distributed to Members. It is edited by Mary Hatfield. Click here to learn more about this new volume.

Annual Lecture 2021

Our Annual Lecture for 2021 will be given by Dr. Ciaran O’Neill of Trinity College Dublin, at 7pm on Tuesday 19 January 2021. With the assistance of the National Library of Ireland, the lecture will be held online via Zoom. The title of Dr. O’Neill’s lecture will be: ‘Searching for a “normal” Irish person: metrics and Annual Lecture 2021

2020/21 Essay Prize

Submissions are welcome for this year’s Essay Prize, which highlights the work of an early-career researcher, non-tenured faculty, or someone in a profession outside academia on any aspect of 19th-c. Ireland. The prize carries a value of €/£250. Entries are welcome until the deadline of 31 January 2021. Details about the prize and guidelines for 2020/21 Essay Prize

Figures of Authority volume published

Our latest volume, Figures of Authority in Nineteenth-Century Ireland has been published by Liverpool University Press and distributed to Members. It is edited by Raphaël Ingelbien and Susan Galavan. Click here to learn more about this new volume

2020 conference postponed until 2021

Our 2020 Annual Conference at University College Cork, ‘Dwelling(s) in Nineteenth-Century Ireland’, has been postponed until 2021 because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The conference organisers, Dr. Jay Roszman, Dr. Heather Laird, and Dr. Maeve O’Riordan, have said: “Due to the effects of the Coronavirus, and the unprecedented uncertainty it has caused, the organisers have decided 2020 conference postponed until 2021

Annual Lecture 2020

Our Annual Lecture for 2020 has been announced. Our speaker will be Dr. Sarah Roddy of the University of Manchester. See here for further information.

Call for Papers for 2020 conference (UCC)

The Call for Papers for our 2020 Annual Conference is now available here. The theme will be ‘Dwelling(s) in Nineteenth-Century Ireland’, and it will be held at University College Cork on 25-26 June 2020.