Young people’s perspectives on culture, identity and cultural participation on the island of Ireland today CFP

CULTURAL POLICY OBSERVATORY IRELAND CALL FOR PAPERS: PhD students and Early Career Researchers Young people’s perspectives on culture, identity and cultural participation on the island of Ireland today Deadline 5 July 2017 The Cultural Policy Observatory Ireland and Queen’s University Belfast are seeking papers from PhD students and Early Career Researchers engaging in research regarding young people’s perspectives on culture,…

CFP Children and the Great Hunger in Ireland

Submission deadline: January 31, 2017 Conference date(s): June 14, 2017 – June 17, 2017 Details 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…

CFP: Children and the Great Hunger in Ireland

Call for Papers Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, in partnership with the Irish Heritage Trust at StrokestownPark, is hosting an international conference, “Children and the Great Hunger in Ireland.” In any sustained period of food hunger and famine, children are one of the most vulnerable groups in terms of disease and mortality. The…

Breac: Special edition journal issue on Irish Children’s Literature

A special issue of Breac on children’s literature, edited by Anne Markey, President of the Irish Society of Children’s Literature, and Aedín Clements, University of Notre Dame, has just been launched at breac.nd.edu. In addition to a guide to recent critical writing on Irish children’s literature and a review of the National Collection of Children’s Books, contributors, including Karín Lesnik-Oberstein,…

Now available: Special SHCY Journal Edition on Irish Childhood

  This Irish special issue, which was co-edited by Sarah-Anne Buckley (NUI Galway), Marnie Hay (DCU), and Ríona Nic Congáil (DCU), provides a sample of the research presented at Twenty years a-growing: an international conference on the history of Irish childhood from the medievalto the modern age held at St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, in June 2014. The…