The 28th Irish Conference of Medievalists will take place in University College Dublin, July 2014
The Irish Conference of Medievalists is an interdisciplinary forum which welcomes papers on all aspects of Irish and European medieval culture, including archaeology, history, art history, folklore, language and literature. We also welcome papers which explore Ireland in its wider international context.
Confirmed plenary speakers are:
Professor Howard Clarke and Dr Máire Ní Mhaonaigh will address the confereCollege Dublin and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. His Viking-related work includes Ireland and Scandinavia in the early Viking Age, edited jointly with Máire Ní Mhaonaigh and Raghnall Ó Floinn (1998), together with articles on Viking-Age Dublin, other towns, warfare and the question of christianization. Currently he is preparing with Ruth Johnson an edited collection entitled Before and after the battle of Clontarf: the Vikings in Ireland and Beyond.
Máire Ní Mhaonaigh is the Reader in Celtic at ASNC, University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St John’s College. She has published widely on a variety of topics concerned with medieval Irish literature and culture. Her book publications include Ireland and Scandinavia in the early Viking Age, edited jointly with Howard Clarke and Raghnall Ó Floinn (1998). She is the author of Brian Boru: Ireland’s Greatest King?
Submission of Panels
The ICM welcomes the submission of panels. Each panel should explore a particular theme. Individual speakers will provide papers of no more than 20 minutes. The panel may nominate a chairperson. The ICM committee will provide a chair if one is not nominated. Each panel will have a 90 minute time slot. This year we encourage speakers to organise themed panels, consisting of three papers and a nominated chair.
Submission of Papers
Proposals are invited for papers of 20 minutes duration. Successful applications will be placed in general panels consisting of three speakers and a chair nominated by the ICM committee. Each general panel will have a 90 minute time slot.
The deadline for the submission of panels and papers is April 15th 2014. The committee will review all submissions and inform applicants of their decisions by the beginning of May.
Forms, as well as all queries related to the ICM, should be directed to ICM2014@ucd.ie
Details regarding registration, accommodation, excursions and other aspects of the conference will follow at the dedicated website
The 28th Irish Conference of Medievalists
University College in Dublin
01.07.2014 – 03.07.2014