22nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 20, 2016
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Social Sciences, Military History

Call for papers - deadline 20 May 2016


We invite papers for the 22nd Australasian Irish Studies conference with the themes of:

 

  • Change e.g. creativity, rebirth, revolution, renewal, new departures, innovation and economics
  • Commemoration e.g. all the significant events in Ireland’s political, social and economic life including the 1916 Easter Rising and the events of the Great War
  • Community e.g. the diaspora, Irish language, religion, volunteerism, immigration, emigration, sport, cultural studies, literature, writing, music, dance and drama


Papers can address one or more of these themes but those which do not will certainly be considered.

Abstracts up to 200 words in length should be emailed to Dr Dymphna Lonergan at dymphna.lonergan@flinders.edu.au

Please also provide your full name, contact details and any affiliated institution.

Under the umbrella of Change we envisage subthemes of creativity, rebirth, revolution, renewal, new departures, innovation and economics. Commemoration encompasses all the significant events in Ireland’s political, social and economic life and is particularly significant in 2016 when there is a spotlight on commemorating and celebrating the centenary of the Easter Rising; equally important are the events of the Great War. Community may include the diaspora, Irish language, religion, volunteerism, immigration, emigration, sport, cultural studies, literature, writing, music, dance and drama.

The conference is run under the auspices of the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand. It is sponsored by Flinders University and proceedings will take place at the university’s flagship city premises in Victoria Square, Adelaide  – a superb central location with modern facilities.

Keynote speakers include Professor David Fitzpatrick, Trinity College Dublin and Professor Melanie Oppenheimer, Flinders University. 

Contact Info: 

Dr Dymphna Lonergan - Dymphna.lonergan@flinders.edu.au

or Fidelma Breen - Fidelma.breen@adelaide.edu.au