ICM 2018 Call for Papers

Call for papers

University College Cork, 28-30 June 2018

The 32nd Irish Conference of Medievalists invites 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).

Proposals should contain the following information:

  • name
  • institutional affiliation (if any)
  • email address
  • abstract (c. 100 words)

Proposals should be sent to icm@ucc.ie no later than Friday 9 March. Those submitting proposals can expect to be notified before the end of March.

Fáilteofar roimh pháipéir as Gaeilge.

Information regarding registration will be made available shortly.

32nd ICM: Plenary Speakers

The ICM Committee is pleased to announce that the Plenary Speakers at the 32nd Conference to be held at University College Cork from Thursday 28 June – Saturday 30 June, 2018, will be: 

  • Clare E. Stancliffe,  Honorary Reader in Ecclesiastical History in the Departments of History and of Theology & Religion at the University of Durham
  • Cathy Swift, Lecturer in Medieval and Irish Studies, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick
  • Andrew Woods, Senior Curator (Yorkshire Museum), York Museums Trust

Book launch on Thursday 29th June

At 6.30pm on Thursday 29th June we shall be launching:

Mícheál Ó Mainnín, Annexing Irish Names to the English Tongue: Language Contact and the Anglicisation of Irish Place-Names, Paul Walsh Memorial Lecture 2 (Maynooth, 2017)

during the wine reception in the foyer of the Iontas Building. The publication will be launched by Dr Nollaig Ó Muraíle.