Thank you for your interest in hosting the national conference of the British Association for Irish Studies in 2020. We anticipate that this will take place in early September 2020 in England, Scotland or Wales. This is our thirty-fifth anniversary and we are keen to mark it with a special event. BAIS General Principles: Our […]Read more "Call for Applications: BAIS Conference 2020"
Next up in our postgraduate bursary prize winner blog series is Amanda Hall (St Andrew’s University) on her field work this summer in Northern Ireland. As anyone following public debate about Brexit is aware, it is difficult to know Northern Ireland without the opportunity to spend time there. While my own research considers the inter-referendum […]Read more "Grassroots Peace Research on the Ground in Northern Ireland"
PhD student Jess McIvor (Southampton) shares her experience of our September 2018 PhD/ECR job ‘bootcamp’ at Hertford College, Oxford. On 22 September, I attended the British Association of Irish Studies ECR and PhD job workshop in Oxford, organised by Dr Maggie Scull and Lloyd Meadhbh Houston. It was a great day, which sought to make […]Read more "September Job Bootcamp Reflection"
Next up in our postgraduate bursary winner blog series is Emma Dewhirst (Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool) on her BAIS funded visit to archives in Dublin. ‘If we were only left alone we could show that Irishwomen can work together tolerantly on matters which do not affect the bedrock principles of nationality, and on […]Read more "‘Kindred Movements’: A Revolutionary Trip to Dublin"
Next up in our postgraduate bursary winner blog series is Abigail Rieley (Sussex) on her BAIS funded visit to archives in Dublin. Thanks to the BAIS bursary I headed off to Dublin this July to research the life and work of newspaper editor Michael Staunton (1788 – 1870). Staunton was the founder of the Morning […]Read more "In Search of the Creator of Irish Journalism"
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 headlines only, please mail email@example.com. Please note, this is limited to activity in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It will be presented at […]Read more "Irish Studies in Britain, 2017-8"
Next up in our postgraduate bursary winner blog series is Bobbie Nolan (Edinburgh) on her BAIS funded visit to archives in San Francisco. With thanks to the BAIS bursary I had the opportunity to undertake a two-week research trip to San Francisco in June 2018; where I consulted materials in the University of San Francisco’s […]Read more "Finding the Irish in San Francisco"