Second Year History

Second Year History

Second Year History


1st Semester:


HI2109 The Global Renaissance: 1300-1600 (core module)

Tuesday           2 - 3 pm                       Boole 3

Thursday         11 am - 12 noon          Boole 2


2nd Semester:


Students select one of the following two core modules:



HI2103 The Long Nineteenth-century: Europe, Ireland and the Wider World II

Monday           2-3 pm                         Kane G18 

Wednesday      11 am – 12 noon         Civil Engineering 110




HI2108 From Reformation to Enlightenment: Europe, Ireland and the Wider World I

Tuesday           2 – 3 pm                      Boole 3

Thursday         11 am – 12 noon         Kane GO1


The following module is obligatory for students taking either 40 or 50 credits of History:


HI2104 Special Research Project

Wednesday, 12 noon -1 pm                Electrical Eng. L2  (session will take place on Wednesday, 20 September)


In addition to the History options on offer to all categories of History students the following Greek and Roman Civilisation module is on offer to students taking 40 or 50 credits of History


GR2018          Roman Imperial History: AD 14-68 (1st Semester) (Dr David Woods)

                        Monday, 4-5 pm         O’Rahilly Bldg 202

                       Tuesday, 10-11 am      O’Rahilly Bldg 123    


Please see other notice on introductory lectures in HI2105 as this module is also offered in the 1st Semester



Dr Jérôme aan de Wiel: Anthony Glees, The Stasi Files; East Germany's Secret Operations against Britain (The Free Press, 2004)

Tuesday, 12 noon – 2 pm                    Seminar Room 1, Silverdale


Dr Andy Bielenberg: Peter Hart, The IRA and its enemies, violence and community in Cork 1916-1923 (Oxford University Press, 1998)

Wednesday, 2-4 pm                            Seminar Room, Tyrconell


Dr Larry Geary: R.D. Edwards & T.D. Williams (eds), The Great Famine: Studies in Irish History 1845-52 (Browne and Nolan, Dublin, 1956)

Wednesday, 1-3 pm                            Seminar Room I, Silverdale


Dr Detmar Klein: Being Jewish in Nazi Germany: the Diaries of Victor Klemperer

Tuesday, 11 am – 1 pm                       Seminar Room, Tyrconnell


Dr Malgorzata D’Aughton: Colmán Ó Clabaigh, The Franciscans in Ireland 1400-1534. From Reform to Reformation (Four Courts Press, 2002)

Tuesday, 10 am -12 noon                    Seminar Room 1, Silverdale


Dr Andrew McCarthy: Deborah Lipstadt, Denying The Holocaust (Free Press, New York, 1993)

Tuesday, 12 noon – 2 pm                    Seminar Room 2, Silverdale


Dr Hiram Morgan, Edmund Spenser’s A View of the Present State of Ireland

Wednesday, 2-4 pm                            Seminar Room 2, Silverdale


Dr Donal Ó Drisceoil: J.J. Lee, Ireland, 1912-85: Politics and Society (Cambridge, University Press, 1989)

Monday, 1-3 pm                                 Seminar Room 2, Silverdale


Mr Rory O’Dwyer, Diarmuid Ferriter, Judging Dev: a reassessment of the life and legacy of Eamon de Valera (RIA, Dublin, 2007)

Monday, 10 am – 12 noon                  Seminar Room, 2 Silverdale


Dr Clare O’Halloran: Historians and Sources: the Irish Rebellion of 1641

Friday, 11 am – 1 pm                          Seminar Room 1, Silverdale


Dr Diarmuid Scully: Gerald of Wales's Topography of Ireland.  Translation in John O'Meara (trans.), Gerald of Wales, The History and Topography of Ireland (Penguin Classics, 1982)

Wednesday, 1-3 pm                            Seminar Room, 1 Elderwood


1st Semester:

HI2031              Ireland and Rome: history, culture and contact (Dr Damian Bracken & Prof Brendan Dooley

                        Thursday, 1-3 pm                    West Wing 8


HI2046            Policing and Popular Justice in Ireland, 1803-1960 (Dr John Borgonovo)

                        Thursday, 4-5 pm                    Civil Eng. 110

                        Friday, 12 noon – 1 pm           Geography/Geology Lecture Theatre


HI2047            Hitler, Nazism and the Holocaust (Dr Detmar Klein)

                        Monday, 1-2 pm                      Kane GO1

                        Wednesday, 10-11 am             Kane GO1              


2nd Semester:


HI2003            Culture and Power: Renaissance Intellectual History, 1450-1650 (Dr Hiram Morgan)

                        Thursday, 2-4 pm                    Seminar Room, Tyrconnell


HI2014            Women in Early Modern Europe 1500-1800 (Dr Clare O’Halloran)

                        Monday, 3-4 pm                     Boole 6

                        Wednesday, 2-3 pm                Cavanagh Phar. Bldg LG52


HI2017            Geography and Imagination in Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Dr Diarmuid Scully)

                        Thursday, 4-6 pm                    West Wing 5


HI2022            The History of the Media in Ireland (Dr Finola Doyle-O’Neill)

                        Tuesday, 12 noon-2 pm          West Wing 6


HI2025            The Vikings (Mr John Ware)

                        Monday, 4-5 pm                     Kane GO2

                        Tuesday, 4-5 pm                     Civil Eng. 110


HI2036            Sport and Society in Modern Ireland (Mr Gabriel Doherty)

                        Thursday, 12 noon – 2 pm      Western Gateway Bldg G14



HI2038            The Tudors and Ireland (Dr David Edwards)

                        Monday, 10–11 am                 WW9

                        Tuesday, 10-11 am                 Food Science Bldg 322


HI2043            Digital History (Dr Mike Cosgrave)

                        Wednesday, 9-11 am               Food Science Bldg 458                      


HI2044            Crime and Media in Ireland (Dr Finola Doyle-O’Neill)

                        Monday, 10 am – 12 noon      West Wing 5


HI2045            Crime, Violence, and Revolutionary Ireland, 1913-1925 (Dr John Borgonovo)

                        Tuesday, 4-5 pm                     Kane G18

                        Thursday, 4-5 pm                    Kane G02


HI2048            1989 Revolutions: Poland and East Central Europe - transition to Democracy (Dr Bozena Cierlik)

                        Tuesday, 10 am - 12 noon       Conn C           


HI2103            The long nineteenth century: Europe, Ireland and the Wider World II (Dr Detmar Klein & Dr Andrew McCarthy)

                       Monday, 2-3 pm                     Kane G18

                       Wednesday, 11 am–12 noon   Civil Engineering 110


HI2108            From Reformation to Enlightenment: Europe, Ireland and the Wider World I (Staff)

                        Tuesday, 2–3 pm                     Boole 3

                        Thursday, 11 am – 12 noon    Kane GO1


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