Archaeology, British history, British Studies

Blick Mead likely to Be turned into a documentary

From the Amesbury Museum and Heritage Trust Facebook Page: Great news internationally for Amesbury of a new Documentary on Blick Mead from our good friend Archaeologist David Jacques. I am very pleased to pass on that I am in advanced negotiations with Discovery Channel/ Channel 4 to make a dedicated hour long documentary on our work at Blick… Continue reading Blick Mead likely to Be turned into a documentary

Archaeology, Book launch, history

Book launch: Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape

Blick Mead: Exploring the 'First Place' in the Stonehenge Landscape, by David Jacques, Tom Phillips and Tom Lyons, will be launched at 7.30pm on Wednesday 7 March at the Old Bishop's Palace in Ely. The authors will be introducing their book, tracing the evolution of the Blick Mead dig from its local community-based origins to its current… Continue reading Book launch: Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape

history, Religious Studies, Scotland

History Scotland article about Thomas Chalmers by David C. Jackson

David C. Jackson has published an article in History Scotland about nineteenth-century Scottish theologian Thomas Chalmers, the subject of his newly published book The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers: Following His Journey from Anstruther to Glasgow. Please click here to read the article. Dr Jackson's book follows the life and work of Thomas Chalmers (1780–1847) from… Continue reading History Scotland article about Thomas Chalmers by David C. Jackson

Book launch, history, Religious Studies, Scotland

Book launch: The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers

The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers, by David C. Jackson, will be launched at 3pm on Wednesday 25 April at the University Chapel, Glasgow. Copies of the book will be sold during the event by the academic bookseller John Smith. The full address of the launch venue is Chapel Corridor (South), West Quadrangle, Main… Continue reading Book launch: The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers

Book launch, history, Religious Studies

Photos from the book launch: From Samos to Soho

From Samos to Soho: The Unorthodox Life of Joseph Georgirenes, a Greek Archbishop by John Penrose Barron was launched on Tuesday 23 May at St Peter's College, Oxford. Professor Barron had finished all but one chapter of the book when he died in 2008; the project was completed by his widow, Caroline Barron, who spoke at the… Continue reading Photos from the book launch: From Samos to Soho

French, history, interview, Ireland, Irish Studies

Author Janick Julienne interviewed in the Irish Times

    Janick Julienne, author of Un irlandais à Paris : John Patrick Leonard, au cœur des relations franco-irlandaises (1814–1889), has been interviewed in the Irish Times. Dr Julienne was asked to contribute her thoughts about John Patrick Leonard, who she calls 'the central, unavoidable character in Franco-Irish relations', as part of the regular feature 'An Irishwoman's Diary'.… Continue reading Author Janick Julienne interviewed in the Irish Times

Book launch, English literature, history, Medieval Studies, Renaissance

Book launch for Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland, edited by Dr Gregory Hulsman and Dr Caoimhe Whelan, will be launched as part of the Fields of Conflict conference taking place at Trinity College Dublin from 22 to 25 September. Please click here for more details about the conference.

American Studies, Book launch, Canadian Studies, history, Ireland, Irish Studies, Transnational Studies

Book launch: Transnational Revolutionaries: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866

On Tuesday 2 February, the launch of Dr David Doolin’s new book Transnational Revolutionaries: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866, Volume 71 in the Reimagining Ireland series, took place at the Mansion House on Dawson Street in Dublin. The book is published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the event, in which several thousand… Continue reading Book launch: Transnational Revolutionaries: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866

Education, history, New series, Philosophy, Psychology, Series, Sociology

New series: New Disciplinary Perspectives on Education

Book proposals are welcome for the new series   New Disciplinary Perspectives on Education   Series Editors: Dr Jones Irwin, St Patrick’s College, Dublin City University Dr Stephen Cowden, Coventry University Educational theory has always been framed within a wider context including philosophy, psychology, sociology and history. In the last ten years, educational discourse has… Continue reading New series: New Disciplinary Perspectives on Education

Book launch, history, Ireland, Jewish studies

Book launch: Robert Briscoe: Sinn Féin Revolutionary, Fianna Fáil Nationalist and Revisionist Zionist

On Wednesday 20 January, the launch of Dr Kevin McCarthy's new book Robert Briscoe: Sinn Féin Revolutionary, Fianna Fáil Nationalist and Revisionist Zionist took place at the Mansion House on Dawson Street in Dublin. The evening was hosted by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críona Ní Dhálaigh, and the speakers included Robert Briscoe's son Ben… Continue reading Book launch: Robert Briscoe: Sinn Féin Revolutionary, Fianna Fáil Nationalist and Revisionist Zionist