Upcoming Events

Fri Mar 24, 2017

Tue Mar 28, 2017

Patrick Geoghegan: "Daniel O'Connell v. The Chartists"

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Location: 424 Flanner Hall

Patrickgeoghegan

Patrick Geoghegan, a Visiting Naughton Fellow, is Professor in Modern History at Trinity College Dublin and an expert on the tensions between constitutional nationalism and republicanism in Ireland during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. He is also a popular broadcaster and presents the award-winning weekly radio programme ‘Talking History’ on Irish radio. 

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Fri Apr 7, 2017

Ann-Marie Long: "Ireland in Late 13th- and 14th-Century Icelandic Sources"

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Location: 424 Flanner Hall

Ann Marie Long

How did medieval Icelanders conceive, construct, and perceive themselves and their place in the world?  Ann-Marie Long, a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of History at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss this question by focusing on the preserved versions of the Icelandic Book of Settlements (Landnámabók) and Sagas of Icelanders (Íslendingasögur), which tell of the participation of an Irish element in the colonization of Iceland.

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