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IRCHSS Successes for UCC History

23 Jul 2012

The School of History has been awarded six of eighteen IRCHSS scholarships awarded to UCC students.

IRCHSS Collaborative Projects

Dr David Edwards: ‘Colonial Landscape of the Great Earl of Cork, 1602-1643’ (in conjunction with Archaeology)

Dr Jason Harris: ‘The Third Tongue: Latin Learning and Identity in Ascendancy Ireland, c.1600-1750 (in conjunction with the Centre for Neo-Latin Studies)

Both projects involve significant funding and the employment of post-docs and research assistants.

IRCHSS Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Dr Sally-Anne Treharne to convert into a book her PhD on ‘Latin America and the Renewal of the Special Relationship under Regan and Thatcher, 1981-1987’ (Advisor: Dr Mervyn O’Driscoll)

IRCHSS Postgraduate Scholarships


Ms Jackie Fitzgibbon (Prof David Ryan)

Ms Jenny Coughlan: ‘Saints and Scandals: Representations of Elite Women in Bede and Gregory of Tours’ (Dr Diarmuid Scully)

Mr Liam Cullinane: ‘Class Relations on Cork’s Northside’ (Dr Donal O Drisceoil)

Mr James Cussen: ‘The Catholic Theory of International Relations’ (Professor Geoffrey Roberts)

Ms Ann Murray: ‘Soldierhood and Society in the Work of Otto Dix, 1891-1969’ (Dr Sabine Kriebel)

Mr Jamie Walsh: ‘Ireland’s Role in Global Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation in the Second Nuclear Age’ (Dr Mervyn O’Driscoll)

Many congratulations to all concerned.

Professor Geoffrey Roberts, Head of the School of History, University College Cork Cork, Ireland +353 21 4902442

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