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The Fifth Tudor and Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference
Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co Kildare 28 - 29 August 2015www.tudorstuartireland.com
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Generously supported by the Irish Research Council, Marsh's Library, The Department of History, Maynooth University, and The School of History and Archives, University College Dublin.
Every year Tudor & Stuart Ireland hosts speakers from Ireland and beyond to present their research at a two day conference. This year's conference features plenary addresses by Professor Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge) and Professor Marie-Louise Coolahan (NUI Galway), as well as research presentations on a diverse range of topics to include:
- Bram Stoker and the undead history of Williamite Ireland
- Gender, sexual violence, and English construction of the Irish threat in the 1640s
- The Wild Geese 1690-97: Fact or Fantasy?
- A habit of return: Irish Franciscan friaries 1539-1650
The conference programme also includes a tour of the Russell Library, with a special exhibition from its collections. For further information about this year's conference, as well as podcasts from past conferences, please visit our website:
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