Call for Papers (Poster), 2012

Attached in .pdf format is a poster for the forthcoming ICM at University College Dublin (5-7 July 2012).
Download ICM 2012 poster

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Call for papers, 2012

The 26th Irish Conference of Medievalists will take place at University College, Dublin from Thursday 5th to Saturday 7th July 2012.

We invite proposals for papers of 20 minutes’ duration. Proposals should include a title and short abstract (200 words max.), and may be submitted by e-mail to:

The deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday 30th March, 2012.

Contributions on any aspect of medieval studies are welcome.

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ICM 2012

We are pleased to announce that the 26th Irish Conference of Medievalists will be held in University College, Dublin, from Thursday to Saturday, 5th-7th July, 2012.

Planning is under way at the moment. Further details, together with a call for papers, will be posted shortly.

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Photos from ICM 2011

A few slightly blurry photos from the 25th Irish Conference of Medievalists.

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Presentations to Cathy Swift and Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin

The organising committee for ICM 2011 thought that it would be fitting in the 25th anniversary year to acknowledge the enormous contributions of Cathy Swift (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick) and Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin (NUI Maynooth), who between them organised the conference for the bulk of its 25 year history.

The President of NUI Galway, Dr James J. Browne, made a presentation of a Galway Crystal vase to Cathy Swift following his welcome speech to the conference on 25 June 2011. Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin was honoured in absentia, though happily she was there to receive her gift in person later the same day.

Pictured below: President of NUI Galway, Dr James J. Brownse, with Cathy Swift (honorand) and Pádraic Moran (conference organiser).

Presentation to Cathy Swift

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Update on registration and conference dinner

Thanks to all those who registered online so far. This has been very helpful for us in planning logistics for the conference.

Note that you can still register for the conference online (up until a few days before the event), and that everyone is welcome to show up on the day and register in person.

Unfortunately the conference dinner is now well over-subscribed, and we have a waiting list in the event that we can make extra spaces. Bear in mind that there is plenty of choice for restaurants in central Galway, and that everyone will be able to meet up informally in the bar of the House Hotel after the conference dinner proper.

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Online registration open

You can now register for the ICM on this website. [PS We would appreciate if you register by 27 May 2011.]

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