Power, politics and planning in the divided city Elizabeth DeYoung (Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool) discusses her research trip to the former Girdwood Army Barracks in Belfast. ‘The way to get at what goes on in the seemingly mysterious and perverse behavior of cities is, I think, to look closely, and with little […]Read more "Power, politics and planning in the divided city"
In the archive with J.M. Synge Seán Hewitt (Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool) discusses his research trip to the archives in Trinity College Dublin to examine papers the papers of J.M. Synge. The bursary I received from the BAIS allowed me to spend a week this summer in the archives of Trinity College Dublin. […]Read more "In the archive with J.M. Synge"
Irish Language in Britain Update BAIS council member Christy Evans provides his annual review of the Irish language in Britain and what’s to come in 2016. Irish language classes at St Mary’s University, Twickenham continue to grow. Our September 2015 BAIS symposium featuring Professor Alan Titley was very well attended. On 16 January, I am […]Read more "Irish Language in Britain Update"
The Eighteenth-century Celtic Tiger Etienne Clavière James Stafford (Cambridge) discusses his research trip to archives in Belfast and Dublin to examine papers on 18th and 19th century political thought. My Ph.D. considers the history of political and economic thought concerning Ireland in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. I consider the impact of new […]Read more "The Eighteenth-century Celtic Tiger"
Visiting with Sydney Morgan in the Archives One of our bursary winners, Muireann Crowley (University of Edinburgh) discusses how her BAIS funding helped her take a research trip to Dublin. In June 2015, I undertook a research trip to Dublin to consult manuscript and printed materials held in the National Library of Ireland (NLI) and […]Read more "Visiting with Sydney Morgan in the Archives"
A Trip to the National Library of Scotland One of our bursary winners, Naomi Lloyd Jones (King’s College London) discusses how her BAIS funding helped her complete her archival research on Scottish reactions to Irish Home Rule. The funding I received from BAIS helped me to undertake the final research trip of my PhD. I […]Read more "A Trip to the National Library of Scotland"
A Trip to the Cork Archives One of our bursary winners, Robin Adams (Oxford) describes his research trip to Cork. The BAIS bursary has been an excellent resource from which to draw and afforded me a period of deep archival work for my PhD thesis, which analyses the financing of the First Dáil during the […]Read more "A Trip to the Cork Archives"