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Irish Studies Research Group returns with full spring schedule

History and Politics - Irish Studies Series Spotlight Friday 22 January 2016

The Irish Studies Research Group is launching a series of public seminars that will run until mid-April and encompass a wide-ranging spectrum of Irish life.

Comprising of scholars from all areas of the University and beyond, the multi-disciplinary group aims to introduce cutting-edge research in the field of Irish life - be it political or cultural.

Contributions include Doctor Bryce Evans, who will present a seminar titled "How shall we kill the evening?: Degeneracy and second generation male adolescence in independent Ireland”, on Thursday 4th February.

This will be followed by:

  • Professor Kenneth Newport, who will present a seminar on John Wesley and his impact on Ireland, on Thursday 18th February.
  • Doctor Niamh Malone will present a paper titled The Playwright and the City: Remapping the generations from O'Casey to Bolger Wednesday 24th February.
  • Doctor Fiona Pogson will present her work on an early Stuart 'vicereine': Elizabeth Wentworth, Countess of Strafford on Wednesday 10th March.

The group will also have many more guest speakers from other universities to grasp the wide-ranging scope of the research undertaken by the group.

All are welcome, if you have any queries or would like a full schedule of the seminars, please contact fairclr@hope.ac.uk or visit the Irish Studies Research Group’s Twitter page, where the full schedule is available.

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