CFP: Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society/An Cumann Éire San Ochtú Céad Déag

Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society/An Cumann Éire San Ochtú Céad Déag
2014 Annual Conference
Armagh Public Library in association with the Ó Fiaich Library
6-8 June 2014

Proposals are invited for twenty-minute papers (in English or Irish) on any aspect of eighteenth-century Ireland, including its history, literature, language, and culture. There is no specific conference theme, but proposals for papers and panels addressing the following topics will be particularly welcome:
    * Eighteenth-century Armagh: With the 2014 conference based in Armagh, papers concerning any facet of Georgian Armagh, including, but not limited to, history, literature, architecture, and urban planning, are invited.

    * Richard Robinson, Archbishop of Armagh: With many of our sessions taking place in the Armagh Public Library, founded by Archbishop Richard Robinson in 1771, papers which examine and / or contextualise the life and career of Robinson would be particularly welcome.

Proposals should be submitted by e-mail to Moyra Haslett (m.haslett@qub.ac.uk) before Monday 21 April 2014 . Proposals should include: name, institutional affiliation, paper title, and a 250-word abstract. Prospective speakers will be notified of a decision by Monday 5 May 2014 .

Cuirfear fáilte ar leith roimh pháipéir agus/nó roimh phainéil iomlána i nGaeilge ar ghné ar bith de shaol agus de shaíocht na Gaeilge san Ochtú Céad Déag. Iarrtar ar dhaoine ar mhaith leo páipéar 20 nóiméad a léamh, teideal an pháipéir mar aon le hachoimre ghairid (250 focal) a sheoladh chuig Moyra Haslett (m.haslett@qub.ac.uk ) roimh 21 Aibreán 2014 . Iarrtar orthu siúd a bhfuil spéis acu painéal a eagrú ainmneacha na gcainteoirí, na n-institiúidí lena mbaineann siad, teidil na bpáipéar agus achoimrí mar aon le hainm agus sonraí teagmhála an chathaoirligh a bheith san áireamh. Cuirfear scéala chuig cainteoirí roimh an Luan an 5 Bealtaine 2014.

Plenary Speakers :
Patrick Crotty (University of Aberdeen)
Aileen Douglas (Trinity College Dublin)
David Hayton (Queen’s University Belfast)

The conference is sponsored by the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Queen’s University Belfast.

Queries should be addressed to the conference organiser:
Moyra Haslett
Professor in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Literature
School of English
Queen’s University Belfast
Belfast, Northern Ireland
BT7 1NN
Email: m.haslett@qub.ac.uk

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