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 […]Read more "BAIS Open Letter in Support of Colleagues at Goldsmiths"
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, this is limited to activity in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Monographs Richard Kirkland, Irish London: A Cultural History, […]Read more "EFACIS Report: Britain & Northern Ireland, 2020-2021"
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 […]Read more "BAIS Prize Winners 2021"
We have two events for you to participate in during Spring 2021. BAIS Research Day: On 17th March 2021 (St Patrick’s Day) we invite you all to post resources from your research in Irish Studies, including links to publications, web resources, previous talks and anything else that would benefit the community. In your post, please […]Read more "BAIS Research Day and Virtual Conference 2021"
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, […]Read more "BAIS Council for 2021-23"
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 […]Read more "BAIS Council Elections 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 email@example.com. Please note, this is limited to activity in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It will be circulated to the EFACIS […]Read more "IRISH STUDIES REPORT: BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND, 2019-2020"
The Council of the British Association for Irish Studies stands in solidarity with all those protesting for justice and equality across the United States. As scholars of Ireland we are conscious of how discourses of Ireland and Irishness have been used to play down historic injustices towards Black people, or even push back against their […]Read more "Statement from the BAIS Council on Black Lives Matter"
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 […]Read more "BAIS Prize Winners 2020"
During the month of May, BAIS will facilitate an online month-long Irish Studies ‘Conference’ on Twitter. We welcome speakers from anywhere in the world, at any stage of their careers, on any topic as long as it is related to Ireland or the Irish diaspora. We ask that during this period you upload to Twitter […]Read more "BAIS Virtual Conference – May 2020"