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2019 conference bursaries announced

The SSNCI is delighted to announce that two members of the Society have been awarded bursaries, to the value of €150 each, to present their research at our Annual Conference at the University of Leicester in June 2019. They are: MARIA BYRNE (Maynooth University) “A Community’s Dream for a Better Future in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Military 2019 conference bursaries announced

ACIS 2019.

We really enjoyed ACIS 2019! We were particularly delighted to be able to co-host a book launch with QUB Irish Studies and Liverpool UP. We launched two brilliant books: Marguérite Corporaal, Oona Frawley, and Emily Mark-FitzGerald (Eds), The Great Famine: Visual and Material Culture and from our own series, Georgina Laragy, Olwen Purdue, and Jonathan ACIS 2019.

New conference bursaries

Starting in 2019, the SSNCI will be offering 2 conference bursaries to help PhD students/independent scholars attend our Annual Conference to present their research. These will be worth €150 each. For further information, see here.

2019 Annual Lecture

We are very pleased to announce that our 2019 Annual Lecture: “Maria Edgeworth and the late Scottish Enlightenment: correspondence and community” will be given by Dr. Jane Rendall, University of York. The lecture will take place at the National Library of Ireland at 6pm on Wednesday 16 January 2019. Jane Rendall is an Honorary Fellow 2019 Annual Lecture

CFP Annual Conference 2019

Dreams of the Future in Nineteenth-Century Ireland SSNCI Annual Conference Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, 27-28 June 2019 Call for Papers This conference will consider the history of the future in nineteenth-century Ireland. We are looking for papers that address how different voices – from all walks of life, backgrounds, levels of public CFP Annual Conference 2019

SAVE THE DATE Annual Conference 2019

Dreams of the Future in Nineteenth-Century Ireland Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester 27-28 June 2019   SAVE THE DATE   The 2019 Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland will be held at the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, UK, on 27-28 June 2019. We will be SAVE THE DATE Annual Conference 2019

Conference Programme for 2018 Annual Conference

Conference Programme Happiness in Nineteenth Century Ireland Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland June 28-29, 2018 Trinity College Dublin Conference Schedule   Thursday 28 June   9:30: Registration & Coffee 10-11:15:  Chair: Ciaran O’Neill Keynote Address:  Dr. Katie Barclay, Happiness and the Irish Family   11:30-1:00: Panel 1: Reading, Romance and Finding Happiness Chair: Heidi Conference Programme for 2018 Annual Conference

Keynotes for 2018 Annual Conference

Keynote at 2018 Annual Conference Keynote addresses by…. Dr. Katie Barclay ‘Happiness in the Family in Nineteenth-Century Ireland’ Abstract: In his 1809 treatise, the Irish writer Richard Kirwan located conjugal love as central site of happiness for individuals. The lawyer Charles Phillips, in his renowned speeches for the victims of seduction and criminal conversation, interpreted Keynotes for 2018 Annual Conference

Annual Conference 2018

Happiness in nineteenth-century Ireland Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland     Keynotes by: Dr. Katie Barclay, Dr. Anne Dolan & Dr. Rhodri Hayward Trinity College Dublin, 28-29 June 2018 This conference seeks to raise the topic of the history of emotions in nineteenth-century Ireland. It is looking for papers that address how Annual Conference 2018