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NEWS: Óenach, Reviews & Dr Clare Downham

FMRSI coordinators, Ann Buckley, Carry Griffin and Emer Purcell, are delighted to welcome Dr Clare Downham who has joined Ann Buckley as Assistant Editor of Óenach:Reviews.

A graduate of St Andrews and Cambridge universities, Clare is Reader in Irish Studies at the Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool. Her publications have focused on Viking Age history and contact across the Irish Sea in the Middle Ages. Her most recent book Medieval Ireland AD400–1500 was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.

Óenach: FMRSI Reviews is an online series specifically for reviews.

Please see link here for issues: https://oenach.wordpress.com/reviews/

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EVENT: The Viking Mounds at Jelling, UCD

The Viking mounds at Jelling and ancient Irish kingship

Charles Doherty

11.00 am Wednesday 10 April 2019

Theatre 1, Newman basement, UCD

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EVENT: Dante, Public Lecture Series 2019, UCC

DANTE
Public Lecture Series 2019
UCC

The Department of Italian UCC and CASiLaC (Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures) are pleased to announce the annual series of five public lectures on Dante:

  • Mon January 21 – Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel (Cork) – “Dante’s Commedia: did it all start in Cork?”
  • Mon January 28 – Dr Vittorio Montemaggi (King’s College London) – “Goodness and Darkness: What did Dante actually think of Hell?”
  • Mon February 4 – Dr Federica Coluzzi (University of Manchester) – “A Tale of Two (Victorian) Sisters: Reading Dante with Christina and Maria Francesca Rossetti”
  • Mon February 11 – Dr Rhiannon Daniels (University of Bristol) – “Positioning the Author in Renaissance editions of Dante”
  • Mon February 18 – Dr Alessandro Gentili (Florence) – “Reading John Montague sub specie Dantis

VENUE: All lectures take place in BOOLE LECTURE THEATRE 1

TIME: 7.00pm

ALL WELCOME

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NEWS: NUI AWARDS SCHEME 2019

Post-doctoral Fellowships, Doctoral Funding and Grants for Early Career Academic among awards open for competition as part of the 2019 NUI Awards Scheme

On Monday 21 January 2019 NUI launched its annual competitions for graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral awards and grants.Last year, NUI granted in excess of €1 million worth of awardsto NUI students, graduates and staff, and looks forward to continuing with another successful year of the Scheme in 2019.

Among the Awards on offer in 2019 are:

  1. A Post-Doctoral Fellowshipin Sciences, Engineering and Architecture, worth €80,000
  2. 4 NUI Travelling Studentshipsin the Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, each worth €96,000 to fund doctoral students undertaking travelas part of their PhD programme
  3. An NUI Dr Peter Sutherland Travelling Studentship, worth €96,000 to fund a doctoral student within the broad field of European Studies
  4. NUI Dr Mary L Thornton Scholarship and Prize in Educationfor doctoral students in the field of Education
  5. The Irish Historical Research PrizeandNUI Publication Prize in Irish Historyfor publications in the area of Irish history for doctoral students in the field of Education

NUI is particularly delighted to offer the NUI Dr Peter Sutherland Travelling Studentship in European Studiesin 2019, in honour of the late Dr Peter Sutherland SC, in respect of his work in the area of EU student mobility and his wider range of EU-related interests and experience. It will be open to competition to doctoral students in any area of European Studies and is valued at €96,000.


This year’s programme of Awards reflects
NUI’s commitment to supporting and
encouraging academic achievement at all levels
throughout the federal university. It will provide fantastic opportunities for students and graduates
for further study or research, whether
in Ireland or overseas.

Dr Attracta Halpin,
NUI Registrar

 

Full details, application forms and regulations for all of the awards on offer can be found on the 2019 NUI Awards Pageor on social media at #NUIAwards19

Further information contact:
The Registrar,
National University of Ireland,
49 Merrion Square,
Dublin 2, D02 V583.
T:    353 (0)1 4392424
E-mail awards@nui.ie
Twitter: @NUIMerrionSq
#NUIAwards19
Facebook: National University of Ireland

 

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NEWS: NUI Grant Scheme for Early Career Academics (Pilot)

Closing date: 31 January 2019

NUI has launched an exciting range of new grants to support Early Career Academics to engage in international conference or symposium organisation, participation and networking. These grants are valued from €1-5,000 and seek to support ECAs at both the early and the more advanced stages of international conference/symposium organisation and participation. The grants are open to graduates of doctoral status, from any discipline and interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary proposals are particularly encouraged. The closing date for applications to the scheme is 31 January 2019.

Full details of the scheme including the information sheet, application form and regulations on the post-doc awards page of the NUI website at:http://www.nui.ie/awards/post_doctoral_fellowships.asp#Early_Career_Academics .

Information sheet: NUI Grant Scheme for ECAs.

As it is a new scheme NUI are more than happy to talk through applicants’ proposed events/plans and offer guidance where needed. Contact awards@nui.ie

NUI will launch a full range of awards in January 2019, including a 2 year post-doctoral fellowship in the Sciences, Travelling Studentships for doctoral students in all disciplines and more! Application forms and information will be available on the NUI website from early January at http://www.nui.ie/awards/.

 

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CFP: Time/ Le temps, Symposium of the International Medieval Society, Paris, 8–10 July

Closing date for proposals: 30 November 2018

CFP: Time/ Le temps
Symposium of the International Medieval Society, Paris
Paris, 8–10 July /juillet 2019 Continue reading

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EVENT: Science and Medicine in the Insular Middle Ages, QUB, 7 Dec 2018

Science and Medicine in the Insular Middle Ages,
Queen’s University Belfast,
7th December 2018

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