News Archive

Historian awarded Marie Curie Fellowship

Historian awarded Marie Curie Fellowship

  • 07 Jan 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Richard McMahon, part-time lecturer in the School of History, who has been awarded a prestigious Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship. Richard is a graduate of History from University College Cork. 

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School of History Students Win Awards

School of History Students Win Awards

  • 29 Nov 2013

School of History graduate wins NUI awards in the Humanities and Social Sciences

 

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New publications by History graduates

New publications by History graduates

  • 29 Nov 2013

Recent publications by School of History graduates in 2013

 

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New title on Cork's revolutionary decade

New title on Cork's revolutionary decade

  • 23 May 2013

The Dynamics of War and Revolution: Cork City, 1916-1918 by John Borgonovo, just published by Cork University Press

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School of History student wins the History of Medicine in Ireland Essay Prize 2013

School of History student wins the History of Medicine in Ireland Essay Prize 2013

  • 16 May 2013

UCC School of History PhD researcher Michael Dwyer has won the History of Medicine in Ireland Essay Prize 2013. 

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The MacCarthys of Cork Cultural Weekend

The MacCarthys of Cork Cultural Weekend

  • 14 May 2013

The MacCarthys of Cork Cultural Weekend at the Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway, Co. Cork. This event is supported by the UCC Humanities Platform (PRTLI4) and will take place from Friday 31 May to Sunday 2 June 2013.

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Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental speaking at University College Cork

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental speaking at University College Cork

  • 08 Apr 2013

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental, who has written an autobiography entitled ‘I was a boy in Belsen’, came to UCC on 12 March 2013 to speak about his experiences, in front of a large audience from both within and outside college.

 

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Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental “I Was a Boy in Belsen”

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental “I Was a Boy in Belsen”

  • 06 Mar 2013

Holocaust survivor

Tomi Reichental

Speaking:

“I Was a Boy in Belsen”

 

Tuesday, 12 March 2013, 6pm, UCC, Western Gate Building G05

 UCC, Department of German and Department of History

Supported by the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland

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Canon Sheehan centenary conference at UCC

Canon Sheehan centenary conference at UCC

  • 06 Mar 2013

To mark the centenary of the death of the prominent priest, author and social activist Canon P.A. Sheehan, of Mallow and Doneraile, a conference will be held in his memory in UCC on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 April, during which a number of distinguished speakers from Ireland, Europe and America will address different aspects of his life and work.

Canon Sheehan Conference Programme

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The Cause of Irish Labour Conference

The Cause of Irish Labour Conference

  • 01 Mar 2013

UCC will host a two-day conference on the 1913 Dublin lock-out and the role of labour during the ‘revolutionary decade’ of 1912-23 on 1 and 2 March.

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School of History Prize-giving Ceremony 2013

School of History Prize-giving Ceremony 2013

  • 19 Feb 2013

The School of History prize-giving ceremony, which took place on 11 February in the Aula Maxima, is an annual event celebrating the excellent achievements of students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The event provides an opportunity for the staff of the School of History to acknowledge publicly and pay appropriate tribute to the inspiring work of those students. Head of School, Professor Geoffrey Roberts, spoke of the individual efforts of the prize winners in the various categories. Prizes were awarded to the History Student of the Year in I, II and III Year, MA Student of the Year and Evening Arts Student of the Year; for work completed in the last academic year. Prizes were similarly awarded to European Studies students for achievement at undergraduate level.

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UCC Humanities Platform Book Launches

UCC Humanities Platform Book Launches

  • 13 Feb 2013

University College Cork Humanities Platform (PRTLI4) announced the publication of John Barry & Hiram Morgan, Great deeds in Ireland: Richard Stanihurst's De Rebus in Hibernia Gestis (Cork University Press) and Andrew Bielenberg & Raymond Ryan, An economic history of Ireland since Independence (Routledge)

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Geoffrey Roberts, historian and biographer, wins prestigious book award

Geoffrey Roberts, historian and biographer, wins prestigious book award

  • 06 Feb 2013

Prof Geoffrey Roberts, School of History, wins the Society for Military History 2013 Distinguished Book Award

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Geoffrey Roberts reassesses Soviet victory at Stalingrad on its 70th anniversary

Geoffrey Roberts reassesses Soviet victory at Stalingrad on its 70th anniversary

  • 04 Feb 2013

Seventy years ago, this week, Hitler’s armies surrendered after 200 days of brutal fighting at Stalingrad, Stalin’s city on the river Volga. Prof Geoffrey Roberts, School of History, assesses the impact of this Soviet victory.

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Head of School of History wins Research Award

Head of School of History wins Research Award

  • 20 Nov 2012

Professor Geoffrey Roberts, History, is awarded a Lifetime Achievement Research Award

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Scholarship Award Winner

Scholarship Award Winner

  • 17 Nov 2011

Scholarship Award Winner

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Visiting Academics, State University of St. Petersburg

Visiting Academics, State University of St. Petersburg

  • 30 Oct 2012
Visiting academics from the State University of St Petersburg will present two papers on aspects of Irish-Russian historical contacts next Tuesday 30 October at 8.00 – 9.00 pm in ORB 212.

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Cork Studies in the Irish Revolution: The Home Rule Crisis 1912-1914

Cork Studies in the Irish Revolution: The Home Rule Crisis 1912-1914

  • 11 Oct 2012

This event is the first of what will be an annual series of conferences, which will examine, in turn, the major events and themes of the ‘revolutionary decade’ in Irish history of 1912-23. As such it is part of a broader programme of initiatives on this theme that will be undertaken by the School of History over the coming decade.

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Transmission, Translation and Dissemination in the European Middle Ages

Transmission, Translation and Dissemination in the European Middle Ages

  • 04 Oct 2012
Transmission, Translation and Dissemination in the European Middle Ages, 1000–1500 ad, is an interdisciplinary, international, two-day conference to be held at University College Cork on 28–29 September 2012. The papers will explore issues of textual transmission and the movement of ideas across medieval Europe. Indeed, going beyond consideration of literary texts alone, the scope of discussions will include the transmission of images, music, scientific learning, and related areas.

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School of History RTE TV50 Confernece: Celebrating 50 Years of Television in Ireland

School of History RTE TV50 Confernece: Celebrating 50 Years of Television in Ireland

  • 08 Sep 2012
Dr Finola Doyle-O'Neill of the School of History, UCC is pleased to present the TV50 Conference. UCC is a leading centre for the study of Irish media history and this conference will be of particular interest to students and practitioners of media, history, communications and journalism and to all those with a keen interest in media.

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IRCHSS Successes for UCC History

IRCHSS Successes for UCC History

  • 23 Jul 2012

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

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Strategic Research Fund - PhD Studentship Programme 2012

Strategic Research Fund - PhD Studentship Programme 2012

  • 20 Jul 2012

Strategic Research Fund - PhD Studentship Programme 2012

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School of History Tutorial Scholarships 2012

School of History Tutorial Scholarships 2012

  • 19 Jul 2012

School of History Tutorial Scholarships 2012

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Oireachtas Library advertises research bursaries

Oireachtas Library advertises research bursaries

  • 11 Jul 2012

Oireachtas Library advertises research bursaries

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Transatlantic Studies Association 11th Annual Conference at Cork

Transatlantic Studies Association 11th Annual Conference at Cork

  • 08 Jul 2012

Transatlantic Studies Association 11th Annual Conference at Cork

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New Directions in Irish History

New Directions in Irish History

  • 03 Jul 2012

The Royal Irish Academy Committee for Historical Sciences sponsors the series New Directions in Irish History, published by Irish Academic Press.

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Reviews of Professor Geoffrey Roberts' biography of Zhukov

Reviews of Professor Geoffrey Roberts' biography of Zhukov

  • 02 Jul 2012

Reviews of Professor Geoffrey Roberts' biography of Zhukov

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Book launch for Lenin's Terror

Book launch for Lenin's Terror

  • 11 Jun 2012

Routledge and the UCC School of History

Cordially invite you to the launch of Dr. James Ryans'

Lenin's Terror

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Stalin’s General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov

Stalin’s General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov

  • 12 Jun 2012


Stalin’s General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov is the latest book from Professor Geoffrey Roberts of UCC’s School of History.

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Applications for PhD programme in Digital Arts and Humanities

Applications for PhD programme in Digital Arts and Humanities

  • 04 May 2012

Applications for PhD programme in Digital Arts and Humanities

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MAJOR MEDIA HISTORY CONFERENCE AT UCC SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER  2012.

MAJOR MEDIA HISTORY CONFERENCE AT UCC SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2012.

  • 04 May 2012

MAJOR MEDIA HISTORY CONFERENCE AT UCC SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2012.

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New publications from CELT

New publications from CELT

  • 30 Apr 2012

New publications from CELT

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Collins named as Britain’s second greatest foe

Collins named as Britain’s second greatest foe

  • 24 Apr 2012

Collins named as Britain’s second greatest foe

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Russian-East European Relations: From Tsarism to Gazprom

Russian-East European Relations: From Tsarism to Gazprom

  • 18 Apr 2012

Russian-East European Relations: From Tsarism to Gazprom

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Cork undergraduates launch new history journal

Cork undergraduates launch new history journal

  • 29 Mar 2012

On a balmy Thursday evening, 29 March, members of the History Society, contributors, and their friends, gathered in the New Council Room for the launch of the inaugural undergraduate history journal. In his address, Prof Geoffrey Roberts, School of History, praised the journal as being a showcase for the research potential of history undergraduates in University College Cork.

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Cork historian named in international award

Cork historian named in international award

  • 07 Mar 2012

Dr David Fitzgerald of the School of History was recently named one of two runners-up in the United States’ Society of Military History’s Edward M. Coffman Prize.

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Call for Papers, Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland (FMRSI)

Call for Papers, Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland (FMRSI)

  • 27 Feb 2012

Transmission, Translation and Dissemination in the European Middle Ages, 1000-1500 AD, University College Cork, 28 - 29 September 2012.

This conference is being organised by FMRSI and Dr Elizabeth Boyle of Cambridge University. Generously supported by the Leverhulme Trust, the School of History, and the School of English, University College Cork.

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Annual prize-giving ceremony

Annual prize-giving ceremony

  • 22 Feb 2012

The Aula Maxima of University College Cork was festooned with flowers and banners for the annual School of History prize-giving awards held on Tuesday 21 February 2012. Many of those who received prizes this year had done so in previous years. Head of School Prof Geoffrey Roberts reminded family, friends, and members of staff assembled that the awards celebrated the achievements of the brightest and the best in the fields of History and European Studies.

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History Society lecture on Wednesday 18th January, 2012

History Society lecture on Wednesday 18th January, 2012

  • 11 Jan 2012

History Society lecture on Wednesday 18th January, 2012

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BACK IN THE USSR

BACK IN THE USSR

  • 11 Jan 2012

Crosstalk - the flagship discussion programme of RT - Russia's English-language TV channel - marked the 20th anniversary of the breakup of the Soviet Union, in December 1991, with a debate between Professor Geoffrey Roberts of the School of History, UCC, Professor Stephen Cohen of New York University and Professor Richard Krickus of Mary Washington University.

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Fallen Empire

Fallen Empire

  • 11 Jan 2012

To mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the former Soviet Union, Professor Geoffrey Roberts reflects on what led to the collapse of the institution instigated by the Bolsheviks in 1922.

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Lewis Glucksman International Fellowships Announced

Lewis Glucksman International Fellowships Announced

  • 05 Dec 2011

Lewis Glucksman International Fellowships Announced

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Crisis and Recovery: Church and Society in Twelfth Century Ireland

Crisis and Recovery: Church and Society in Twelfth Century Ireland

  • 11 Nov 2011

Conference at University College Cork and St Patrick’s College, Thurles 

 

Crisis and recovery: Church and society in twelfth-century Ireland marks the nine-hundredth anniversary of the synod of Ráith Bressail, and follows Reform and renewal: Ireland and Europe in the twelfth century, a conference held in 2001 to commemorate the nine-hundredth anniversary of the first synod of Cashel.

The conference is held under the auspices of the School of History, University College Cork, and the County Tipperary Historical Society and will take place at University College Cork and St Patrick’s College, Thurles, Co Tipperary, on 11 – 13 November 2011. Details of the conference, including the programme, can be found here.

 

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Cork historian publishes two new military history titles

Cork historian publishes two new military history titles

  • 09 Nov 2011

Two new books on military history, The Western Front: Irish Voices from the Great W ar (Gill and Macmillan), and The FCA: An Illustrated History (History PressIreland), both written by Corkhistorian Dr William Sheehan, have just been published.

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Bartlett to speak at UCC

Bartlett to speak at UCC

  • 01 Nov 2011

Distinguished Professor of Medieval History, Robert Bartlett (St Andrews), well known for his two BBC series The Normans and Inside the Medieval Mind, will be giving a public lecture on Monday 7 November 2011.

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Diarmuid Whelan Memorial Lecture

Diarmuid Whelan Memorial Lecture

  • 12 Oct 2011

All welcome to the second Diarmuid Whelan Memorial Lecture in honour of Dr Diarmuid Whelan (1972-2010), Lecturer in International Politics at UCC.

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Insular Studies Seminar

Insular Studies Seminar

  • 01 Oct 2011

Insular Studies Seminar

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History of Cork airport

History of Cork airport

  • 27 Sep 2011

Fifty Years Have Flown: The History of Cork Airport by Donal Ó Drisceoil & Diarmuid Ó Drisceoil is published by Collins Press, Cork in October.

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Digital Cultures Showcase

Digital Cultures Showcase

  • 22 Sep 2011

September is Research Showcase Month in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences at University College Cork.

On 29 & 30 September the College will host a two day workshop in digital cultures in association with the FORFAS research cluster “Digital Cultures” and the Research doctoral programme Digital Arts and Humanities. This workshop will examine how digitality supports, augments, and acts as a catalyst for transformations of data into knowledge, which is at the centre of humanities research. Other key issues include the knowledge society, the public domain, scholarly publication, visualisation, new modes of inquiry, and the infrastructural developments that emerge from new technologies.

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Cork's Civil War scar

Cork's Civil War scar

  • 12 Sep 2011

The Battle for Cork tells the full story of the battle for Cork city, showing all the chaos, bravery, and misery of one of the largest engagements of the Irish Civil War and the final defeat of republican Cork.

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Notice to announce the appointment of Dr David Fitzgerald as Lecturer in International Politics.

Notice to announce the appointment of Dr David Fitzgerald as Lecturer in International Politics.

  • 05 Sep 2011

Notice to announce the appointment of Dr David Fitzgerald as Lecturer in International Politics.

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A book history first for History Ireland magazine

A book history first for History Ireland magazine

  • 05 Sep 2011

Ireland’s history magazine, History Ireland, makes a foray into book history in the September/October issue. James Cronin (School of History and Centre for Adult Continuing Education, UCC) unearths an eighteenth century bestseller to reveal the cosmopolitan tastes of Ireland’s Ascendancy class.

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The Book of Lismore at University College Cork

The Book of Lismore at University College Cork

  • 26 Jul 2011

A rare Irish medieval manuscript is on public view for the first time during a major exhibition at University College Cork. The Lewis Glucksman Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition featuring the Book of Lismore, Leabhar Meic Carthaigh Riabhaigh, a fifteenth century manuscript, entitled: Travelled Tales – Leabhar Siúlach, Scéalach: The Book of Lismore at University College Corkuntil the end of October.

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Festschrift honouring a pioneer of Insular Iconography

Festschrift honouring a pioneer of Insular Iconography

  • 29 Jun 2011

A festschrift honouring the pioneering work in Insular Studies of Dr. Jennifer L. O’Reilly has been published by Cork University Press. Jennifer O'Reilly, who taught medieval history at University College Cork, played a key role in establishing the undergraduate degree programme in the History of Art in Cork. In 2005 she was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, while in 2007 she was enrolled as a member of the Royal Irish Academy in acknowledgement of her work in the field of Insular Studies.

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Historian is awarded 3-year IRCHSS/EU post-doc fellowship

Historian is awarded 3-year IRCHSS/EU post-doc fellowship

  • 14 Jun 2011

Dr. James Ryan, School of History, has been awarded a 3-year IRCHSS/EU post-doc fellowship for a project on Soviet history. The first two years of the fellowship will be hosted by theUniversity ofWarwick, under the mentorship of Prof. Christopher Read, with the third year in the home institution, University College Cork, under the mentorship of Prof. Geoff Roberts.

 

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Barbecue marks the end of the academic year

Barbecue marks the end of the academic year

  • 14 Jun 2011

Barbecue marks the end of the academic year

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School of History hosts Women’s History Association of Ireland Annual Conference

School of History hosts Women’s History Association of Ireland Annual Conference

  • 26 May 2011

School of History hosts Women’s History Association of Ireland Annual Conference

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UCC historians contribute to RTÉ’s The Story Of Ireland

UCC historians contribute to RTÉ’s The Story Of Ireland

  • 25 May 2011

UCC historians contribute to RTÉ’s The Story Of Ireland

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Studying history of the media at University College Cork

Studying history of the media at University College Cork

  • 25 May 2011

Studying history of the media at University College Cork

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UCC historians contribute to HM Queen Elizabeth II's visit to Cork

UCC historians contribute to HM Queen Elizabeth II's visit to Cork

  • 20 May 2011

UCC historians contribute to HM Queen Elizabeth II's visit to Cork

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Announcement of the Chair of Modern History

Announcement of the Chair of Modern History

  • 19 May 2011

Announcement of the Chair of Modern History

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Professor Geoff Roberts reflects on Russia’s Victory Day

Professor Geoff Roberts reflects on Russia’s Victory Day

  • 09 May 2011

Professor Geoff Roberts reflects on Russia’s Victory Day

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Metahistory Conference Programme

Metahistory Conference Programme

  • 05 May 2011

Metahistory Conference Programme

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CELT publishes new electronic editions

CELT publishes new electronic editions

  • 20 Apr 2011

CELT publishes new electronic editions

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Metahistory: History, Historians, and History-writing

Metahistory: History, Historians, and History-writing

  • 13 Apr 2011

Metahistory: History, Historians, and History-writing

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Historian Shlomo Sand on reinventing the Jewish people

Historian Shlomo Sand on reinventing the Jewish people

  • 13 Apr 2011

Historian Shlomo Sand on reinventing the Jewish people

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History, Memory and US Foreign Relations Conference

History, Memory and US Foreign Relations Conference

  • 29 Mar 2011

History, Memory and US Foreign Relations Conference

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Senator David Norris launches InternationalRelations.ie

Senator David Norris launches InternationalRelations.ie

  • 28 Mar 2011

Presidential candidate and human rights campaigner, Senator David Norris, visits the School of History to officially launch Ireland’s first website dedicated solely to discussions on international affairs.

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The critics' choice: Making Ireland Roman (Cork University Press)

The critics' choice: Making Ireland Roman (Cork University Press)

  • 24 Mar 2011

The critics' choice: Making Ireland Roman (Cork University Press)

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Ireland's Lost Renaissance? Wednesday 23 March G10, Civil Engineering Building, UCC Main Campus, Public Lecture.

Ireland's Lost Renaissance? Wednesday 23 March G10, Civil Engineering Building, UCC Main Campus, Public Lecture.

  • 22 Mar 2011

Ireland's Lost Renaissance? Wednesday 23 March G10, Civil Engineering Building, UCC Main Campus, Public Lecture.

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2011 School of History Prize Giving Ceremony

2011 School of History Prize Giving Ceremony

  • 28 Feb 2011

 

For more information and images of the ceremony please click here.

The School of History prize-giving ceremony took place on Monday, 28 February in the Aula Maxima. The ceremony is an annual event celebrating the excellent achievements of students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The event provides an opportunity for the staff of the School of History to acknowledge publicly and pay appropriate tribute to the inspiring work of those students. Prizes were awarded to the History Student of the Year in I, II and III Year, as well as at MA level - for work completed in the last academic year. Prizes were similarly awarded to European Integration Studies students for achievement at undergraduate level.

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Irish History Students' Association (IHSA) Conference 2011

Irish History Students' Association (IHSA) Conference 2011

  • 25 Feb 2011

The School of History, UCC and UCC Historical Society proudly present the 2011 IHSA conference on 25-27 February 2011 

For information & registration,

Email: 2011ihsa@gmail.com

Website: http://www.ucc.ie/en/history/ihsa

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Irish Foreign Policy Documents Online

Irish Foreign Policy Documents Online

  • 01 Oct 2010

New Collection of Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Free Online -- UCC School of History role

http://www.difp.ie/browse-volumes/

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School of History Prize Giving Ceremony

School of History Prize Giving Ceremony

  • 05 May 2010

The School of History Prize giving ceremony was held 29 April.  The John A. Murphy Prize in Irish History was awarded to Clare Fitzgerald.  For a full report please use the link below.

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Taoiseach Brian Cowen congratulates Prof. Dermot Keogh on his biography of Jack Lynch
BOOK LAUNCH: Jack Lynch: A Biography, by Professor Dermot Keogh

BOOK LAUNCH: Jack Lynch: A Biography, by Professor Dermot Keogh

  • 17 Nov 2008

Remarks by Micheál Martin TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs

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Ireland and the First World War

Ireland and the First World War

  • 20 Jan 2014

Cork Studies in the Irish Revolution conference

Ireland and the First World War: ‘in defence of right, of freedom, and of religion’?

University College Cork

Friday 24th and Saturday 25th January 2014

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Transatlantic Connections

Transatlantic Connections

  • 08 Jan 2014

Transatlantic Connections

(Special Topics in the Humanities and Social Sciences Intensive School) 

ANNOUNCING THE KEYNOTE LECTURES

 

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Congratulations to Dr Donal O Drisceoil

Congratulations to Dr Donal O Drisceoil

  • 20 Dec 2013

Congratulations to Dr Donal O Drisceoil, School of History, on his promotion to Senior Lecturer in History.

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‘Stalin’s personal library: the reading habits of an intellectual dictator’

‘Stalin’s personal library: the reading habits of an intellectual dictator’

  • 14 Jan 2014

Professor Geoff Roberts, Head of School, will present a paper: ‘Stalin’s personal library: the reading habits of an intellectual dictator

 

 

 

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Prof Geoff Roberts honoured for his research in Sovietology

Prof Geoff Roberts honoured for his research in Sovietology

  • 16 Dec 2013

The Russian edition of Professor Geoff Roberts’ biography of Marshal Zhukov was launched in Moscow last week at a meeting of the Russian Association of Second World War Historians. At the meeting Geoff was decorated by the Committee for the Memorialisation of Marshal Zhukov. He said: “I am honoured and thrilled to receive this, my first medal.”

  

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Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2014/2015

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2014/2015

  • 03 Dec 2013

The Irish Research Council has opened the 2014 call for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme (including associated strategic partner scholarships) and the Enterprise Partnership Scholarship Scheme. 

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Prof Geoff Roberts on BBC's Witness marking the 70th anniversary of the Tehran Summit

Prof Geoff Roberts on BBC's Witness marking the 70th anniversary of the Tehran Summit

  • 29 Nov 2013

In November 1943, Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill all met together for the first time to discuss the progress of World War Two. The meeting was held in Tehran over four days. 

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Learning to Forget: US Army Counterinsurgency Doctrine and Practice from Vietnam to Iraq

Learning to Forget: US Army Counterinsurgency Doctrine and Practice from Vietnam to Iraq

  • 02 Dec 2013

Dr David Fitzgerald Learning to Forget: US Army Counterinsurgency Doctrine and Practice from Vietnam to Iraq (Stanford Security Studies). (Stanford University Press, 2013).

Learning to Forget analyzes the evolution of US counterinsurgency (COIN) doctrine over the last five decades. Beginning with an extensive section on the lessons of Vietnam, it traces the decline of COIN in the 1970s, then the rebirth of low intensity conflict through the Reagan years and the conflict in Bosnia, culminating in the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. It explains how the lessons of Vietnam led the Army to Iraq and the way in which their confronting and reimagining of these lessons offered them a way out of that war. In the process it provides an illustration of how military leaders make use of history and demonstrates the difficulties of drawing lessons from the past that can usefully be applied to contemporary circumstances.

 

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The Cruelty Man: Child Welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1886–1956

The Cruelty Man: Child Welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1886–1956

  • 02 Dec 2013

Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley, The Cruelty Man: Child Welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1886–1956 (Manchester University Press, 2013)

 

 

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Digital Art and Humanities launch Fleischmann Diaries Online Archive
Historians from the School contribute to RTE's Great Irish Journeys series

Historians from the School contribute to RTE's Great Irish Journeys series

  • 21 Aug 2013

Historians from the School of History, University College Cork, contributed to a recently broadcast four-part documetary series about famous Irish journeys and the impact they have had on the island and its people.

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Stalin's General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov

Stalin's General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov

  • 28 Jan 2014

As part of History week at UCC organised by the Historical Society Professor Geoff Roberts will give a lecture based on his prize-winning book Stalin's General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov.

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2013 Polish cultural festival in Cork - events to be held in UCC

2013 Polish cultural festival in Cork - events to be held in UCC

  • 05 Nov 2013

2013 Polish cultural festival in Cork - events to be held in UCC

 

Please find below details of the events that are to be held within UCC as part of the Polish cultural festival that will be running next month. The full programme (which at the moment is only available in Polish, but will be translated into English in due course) is available at:http://www.mycork.org/wydarzenia-mainmenu-6/72-festiwal-kultury-polskiej/2612-plan-vii-festiwalu-kultury-polskiej-w-cork

All the events listed below are open to the public and free of charge.

 

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Perspectives on the Ukrainian Crisis

Perspectives on the Ukrainian Crisis

  • 12 Jun 2014

Perspectives on the Ukrainian Crisis

  

Roundtable Discussion:

 

Perspectives on the Ukrainian Crisis

  

Tomorrow, Friday 13 June, 1.00pm

 

West Wing 5

  

All Welcome

 

  

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Awards for History Postgraduates

Awards for History Postgraduates

  • 12 Aug 2013

School of History PhD candidates Shane Lehane and Michael Dwyer were two of four researchers shortlisted for the Royal College of Physicians History of Medicine Research Award 2013. 

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Postgraduate Scholarships

  • 09 May 2014

The School of History hopes to offer the following scholarships and grants during the academic year 2014/15. Open link to access full list. 

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Postgraduates reflect on teaching history

Postgraduates reflect on teaching history

  • 13 Feb 2014

Postgraduates in the School of History have contributed to a new NAIRTL publication entitled Threshold Concepts: from personal practice to communities of practice. The "Doing" History project was run in dialogue with the Indiana University History Learning Project team’s research into the teaching of history in higher education.

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Prof Geoffrey Roberts on Newstalk’s “Talking History”

Prof Geoffrey Roberts on Newstalk’s “Talking History”

  • 04 Jun 2014

Prof Geoffrey Roberts participated in an expert panel discussion on “Operation Barbarossa” and the significance of the Battle of Kursk, broadcast over the June bank holiday weekend. Listen back on Talking History

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Public Lecture: Krishnan Srinivasan

Public Lecture: Krishnan Srinivasan

  • 10 Jun 2014

Public Lecture

 

Krishnan Srinivasan, will lecture on

 

‘Emerging or Submerging? Europe’s Future Transactions with Emerging Asia’

 

on

 

Thursday 12 June, 4.00 pm

 

in

 

West Wing 5

 

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Radio Radio- 90 years of radio in Ireland

Radio Radio- 90 years of radio in Ireland

  • 10 Mar 2014

The BBC in Northern Ireland beamed into Ireland in March 1924. Eddie Brohan, founder of the Broadcasting Hall of Fame, will speak on the origins of radio in Ireland in the perfect surroundings of the radio museum, formerly a female Gaol. Radio Seminar outlining the origins of radio in Ireland and celebrating its 90 year-existence in the surrounds of the radio musuem at the Cork city Gaol. Admission is sponsored by the CACSS research fund.

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John A. Macdonald, Canada's First Prime Minister: Research Seminar, School of History

John A. Macdonald, Canada's First Prime Minister: Research Seminar, School of History

  • 27 Feb 2014

Seminar Room, Tyrconnell, at 1pm, next Wednesday 5th March

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'Revolutionary Beauty' book launch

'Revolutionary Beauty' book launch

  • 21 May 2014

Revolutionary Beauty: The Radical Photomontages of John Heartfield (University of California Press, 2014).

by Dr. Sabine T. Kriebel, History of Art, School of History, UCC

For details visit University of California Press

 

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Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Symposium

Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Symposium

  • 12 Mar 2014

Disarmament and Non-Proliferation: 

Historical Perspectives & 

Future Objectives

One-day Symposium at

Royal Irish Academy in Dublin on Friday 28 March.

Places are limited so registration is advised

Register at disarmamentsymposium@gmail.com

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Roberts on Ukrainian Tensions

Roberts on Ukrainian Tensions

  • 27 Feb 2014

Prof Geoff Roberts comments on the Ukrainian situation and speculates on its outcome.

 

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School of History reaps research funding

School of History reaps research funding

  • 10 Mar 2014

The Monastic Ireland project received funding of €369,000 from the Irish Research Council for its three-year ‘Monastic Ireland: Landscape and Settlement’ research project under the Advanced Project Grant scheme (2013-16). 

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Secret drug trials in child homes

Secret drug trials in child homes

  • 06 Jun 2014

Scientists secretly vaccinated more than 2,000 children in religious-run homes in suspected illegal drug trials, it emerged today.
Michael Dwyer, postgraduate in the School of History, uncovered child vaccination data in old medical files.

 

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Six doctoral candidates graduate in History

Six doctoral candidates graduate in History

  • 13 Jun 2014

School of History graduates six doctoral candidates in the summer conferring on Thursday 12 June 2014 in Devere Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn / Students’ Centre, University College Cork. 

 

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Public lecture: The Jews in China during the Holocaust

Public lecture: The Jews in China during the Holocaust

  • 07 Nov 2013

 

School of History     in association with    School of Asian Studies

 

PUBLIC LECTURE: Professor Pan Guang (Shanghai)

The Jews in China during the Holocaust

 

Thursday, 07 November 2013 at 18:00

University College Cork, Western Gateway Building,

Lecture Hall G 05

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UCC Postgraduate Open Day

UCC Postgraduate Open Day

  • 27 Jan 2014

UCC Postgraduate Open Day will take place on Tuesday 4th of February from 11.00am to 3pm

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Warrior ethos in the US military

Warrior ethos in the US military

  • 28 Jan 2014

Dr David Fitzgerald presents 'The Warrior ethos: US army', School of History Research Seminar, Monday 3 February

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