International Women’s Day: Women and Medicine during the First World War

To mark International Women’s Day, PRONI will host a half day conference exploring the role of female medical and nursing staff during the First World War. This event will be held on Tuesday 6 March 2018, 10.00 am – 1.15 pm.

Admission to the Women in Medicine during the First World War conference is FREE, but booking is essential.    Please register via Eventbrite

Another event follows straight after this PRONI morning conference at 2pm, entitled Imperial War Museums – WomensWork100 – Film screening at PRONI.

Admission to the WomensWork100 Film Screening  is FREE, but booking is essential. Please register via  Eventbrite

Further details about both events can be found here

 

CFP: Oral History Network Ireland Conference

The OHNI Conference will take place at Queen’s University Belfast on 28th and 29th June 2018.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 22nd December 2017.

Further details about conference themes and proposal guidelines are available here OHNI OHS poster

Reminder: HSTM Network Conference 2017 begins Friday October 13th

HSTM Network Ireland, in association with the RDS Library and Archives, looks forward to welcoming delegates to its Annual Conference this Friday, October 13th at the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

Full details of the event are available here

Delegate Fee – 60 Euro / RDS Member – 50 Euro / Student/Unwaged – 30 Euro

Register for the HSTM Network Ireland Conference.

Download the Conference Programme and Abstracts

The Conference Dinner will take place in the Thomas Prior Room of the RDS Members’ Club on Friday October 13th at 7.30pm. Price per person is 50 Euro

Register for the Conference Dinner

HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference

HSTM member, Dr. Adrian Kirwan (RDS Library & Archives Bursary Recipient) will present a paper on “The RDS Radium Institute and the practical application of science: physics and medical research in early twentieth-century Ireland,” to launch the Annual Conference of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Network Ireland, being held in association with the RDS Library and Archives.

The conference will be held in the RDS Library on 13 & 14 October 2017.

The complete programme and online booking forms are available  here

 

Registration Open for Annual HSTM Network Ireland Conference.

This year the Annual Conference of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Network Ireland, will be held in association with the RDS Library and Archives, and will take place in the RDS Library on 13 & 14 October. 

The RDS Library & Archives is engaged in a research project focusing on the RDS Science Archive to examine the work of the RDS in the application of new science and technology discoveries and techniques in Ireland. Following receipt of expressions of interest in January 2017 the RDS Library & Archives Bursary judging panel awarded the reserach bursary to Dr Adrian Kirwan, NUI Maynooth. Dr Kirwan will present his research paper at the conference.

For more information about the programme, and to book a place click here

Knowledge in Context: Colloquium in Honour of Laurence Brockliss and Colin Jones

CFP – Why Public History?

 In Autumn 2017 the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast is launching its new Centre for Public History. An interdisciplinary initiative, the Centre aims to provide a broad approach to the multi-faceted method of public history – in theory, application, and critique. This inaugural annual conference begins that task by seeking to assess the current state of the discipline. It asks a simple but vital question: in an age of ‘fake news’, ‘history wars’, and ‘impact agendas’, what role do scholars and practitioners have in shaping the relationship between the public and the place of the past?

 

The conference on 7th and 8th December 2017 will feature the annual Keith Jeffery Memorial Lecture, to be delivered this year by Professor Jock Phillips. Reflective keynote lectures will also be given by Professor Ludmilla Jordanova (Durham University)and Professor Peter Mandler (University of Cambridge)

Bursaries: A limited number of bursaries of £300, covering the conference fee, travel, and accommodation, are available for postgraduate and ECR (within three years of PhD) who are delivering a paper. Anyone seeking to avail of this should indicate when emailing their abstract.

 

For more information and possible themes click here

Upcoming Events at the Worth Library

On Wednesday 19th July 2017 there will be an Open Day to mark the launch of an exhibition on ‘Early Modern Obstetrics at the Edward Worth Library’. All are welcome. For further information click here

 

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On Friday 17th November 2017 there will be a Joint Workshop of the Dublin Naturalists’ Field Club and the Edward Worth Library on ‘Botany in Early Modern Ireland’. This will be followed by a viewing of a small botanical exhibition in the Worth Library, which will include works and images from the Botanical Gardens, the Edward Worth Library, the National Library and Trinity College Dublin. Admission is free but booking is required. To book, please e-mail eaboran@tcd.ie by 10 November 2017. For information about the programme click here

CFP Economic and Social History Society of Ireland Annual Conference 2017

On 16 and 17 November 2017, the Annual Conference of the Economic and Social History Society will take place in the Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin. The broad theme of the meeting is “Globalisation, Identity and Prosperity in Irish History”, but submissions on other topics are also encouraged.

Prospective speakers should send a one-page abstract to rebecca.stuart@centralbank.ie, with subject ‘ESHSI Conference’ by Friday 15th September 2017. Further information is available here  eshsi_call_for_papers_2017