CFP Children and the Great Hunger in Ireland

Submission deadline: January 31, 2017

Conference date(s):
June 14, 2017 – June 17, 2017


Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, in partnership with the Irish Heritage Trust at Strokestown Park, is hosting an international conference to explore the impact of famine on children and young adults. While the focus will be on Ireland’s Great Hunger, a comparative approach is encouraged.  It is anticipated that a selection of papers will be published.

Papers are welcomed from all disciplines and from both established scholars and new researchers.

Abstracts of 250-300 words for 20-minute papers or proposals for roundtable sessions on specific themes, together with 100-word biographical statements, should be directed to: Professor Christine Kinealy: and Dr Danielle O’Donovan:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts 31 January 2017


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