35th Irish Conference of Medievalists – Timetable and Registration

The 35th Irish Conference of Medievalists will be held at Queen’s University Belfast from the 30th of June to 2nd of July. The 30th of June will be online through MS Teams, while the 1st and 2nd of July will be in-person in 0G029 of the Elmwood Building, School of Natural and Built Environment, QUB, BT71NN.

The book of abstracts for the conference can be found here: http://www.irishmedievalists.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/35th-ICM-Book-of-Abstracts_Final.docx

The timetable of sessions may be found here: http://www.irishmedievalists.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/35th-ICM-Session-Timetable_final.docx

This year the conference is FREE to attend, but attendees must register in advance. Registration is via Eventbrite, which will also give access through MS Teams to the 30th of June online sessions. To register, please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/35th-irish-conference-of-medievalists-30th-june-to-2nd-july-2022-tickets-348897500817?keep_tld=1

The Conference will also feature two keynote lectures:

Prof. Gordon Noble of the University of Aberdeen (online 30th June):

‘Combining historical and archaeological sources for the study of early medieval Scotland’

Prof. Elva Johnston of University College Dublin (in-person 1st of July).

‘Writing Irish History before the Sixth Century’

Prof. Johnston’s lecture will be followed by a wine reception in the Elmwood Building at QUB.

For queries, please contact icm@qub.ac.uk

The conference this year is kindly supported by the Schools of Natural and Built Environment, and Arts, English and Languages, and by the Institute for Irish Studies, QUB.

CfP ICM 2022

35th Irish Conference of Medievalists (ICM), Queen’s University Belfast

30th June to 2nd July 2022, Queen’s University Belfast

The ICM welcomes speakers from Ireland and abroad on all aspects of the Middle Ages.

We now invite proposals for papers on any aspect of medieval studies, including but not limited to:

  • history
  • archaeology
  • art history
  • literature
  • linguistics
  • theology
  • hagiography
  • apocrypha
  • philosophy
  • palaeography

Papers should last 20 minutes (+ 10 minutes for discussion). We also invite proposals for themed sessions, comprising 3 speakers (please provide a proposal for each paper, and you are welcome to nominate your own session chair).

The conference will include two plenary lectures by Prof. Elva Johnston (UCD) and Prof. Gordon Noble (U. of Aberdeen).

Please note that this year it is intended that the conference will be hybrid (online and in-person), with the 30th of June reserved for online sessions/papers, and the 1st and 2nd of July currently anticipated to be in-person at Queen’s University Belfast. In proposing papers or sessions, speakers are asked to indicate their preference for online or in-person, and include the following information:

  • name
  • institutional affiliation (if any)
  • email address
  • title
  • abstract (c. 100 words)
  • Online or in-person preference

Proposals are also invited for roundtable sessions of 50 minutes addressing major issues in a field. The proposal should include a short description of the purpose of the roundtable, the name of the chair and a list of agreed participants. 

Proposals should be sent to icm@qub.ac.uk no later than 13th of April 2022.

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