BAIS Open Letter in Support of Colleagues at Goldsmiths

It is with great concern that the Council of the British Association for Irish Studies learned of the proposed redundancies at Goldsmiths.   The vital work done in Irish Studies across the Department of English and Comparative Literature, and the Department of History, at Goldsmiths is central to our understanding of contemporary issues. Derval Tubridy’s exploration […]

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EFACIS Report: Britain & Northern Ireland, 2020-2021

This is a report on major Irish Studies activity, compiled by Lloyd (Meadhbh) Houston, BAIS Communications Manager.  If you wish to be included in a future report and have activities under the following headings only, please mail lej.houston@outlook.com. Please note, this is limited to activity in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Monographs Richard Kirkland, Irish London: A Cultural History, […]

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BAIS Prize Winners 2021

You can register for the online prize-giving here. Family and friends are very welcome alongside our Irish Studies community. We would like to thank Cambridge University Press and the Irish Studies Review for their support of our essay prize, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade at the Irish Embassy for their support of […]

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BAIS Council for 2021-23

After an exciting election with 78% membership voter turnout, we’re delighted to announce our new council for the 2021-23 period. We look forward to working with this council to continue furthering the cause of Irish studies on this island. We would also like to thank Dr Richard Butler, Professor Matt Campbell, Emma Dewhirst, Christy Evans, […]

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BAIS Council Elections 2020

We are pleased to announce our forthcoming elections this Autumn to appoint the organisation’s Council for 2021-23. Our organisation operates with a council of 15: the Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and 11 ordinary council members. Our elections open on 6 November and close on 27 November, with successful candidates notified by 1 December. If you are a member […]

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IRISH STUDIES REPORT: BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND, 2019-2020

This is a report on major Irish Studies activity, compiled by Lloyd (Meadhbh) Houston, BAIS Communications Manager.  If you wish to be included in a future report and have activities under the following headings only, please mail lej.houston@outlook.com. Please note, this is limited to activity in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It will be circulated to the EFACIS […]

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BAIS Prize Winners 2020

We would like to congratulate all of our prize winners for 2020. We hope to be able to celebrate their successes in person in 2021. We thank our judges for their scrupulous work in difficult circumstances this year and the Embassy of Ireland for funding our bursaries. The BAIS Essay Prize is kindly supported by […]

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