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The Faculty of AHSS prides itself on the quality of its teaching and its commitment to research and places a strong emphasis on the role of debate and discussion in the development of knowledge and analytical skills. On this blog you’ll find all our latest news and events, plus profiles of our researchers and students.


‘Erasmus Speaks’: A Virtual Language Exchange rewarding 276 AHSS and KBS students with an Erasmus+ Digital Badge June 9, 2021 - ERASMUS SPEAKS is a Transnational Virtual Exchange Project (TEP) between the University of Limerick (UL) and five European partner Universities.
Postgraduate Student Profile: Kellie Maher, MA History June 1, 2021 - Kellie is a current student of the Masters in History programme at the University of Limerick. Kellie is currently doing her dissertation on Irish country houses as part of the MA programme. In this interview, she describes why she chose to study at UL, her experience of the Master's programme so far, and her future plans.
Shannon Region Postgraduate Research Conference (SRPRC) 2021 May 31, 2021 - A group of interdisciplinary postgraduate researchers from Limerick Institute of Technology, in partnership with postgraduate researchers from the University of Limerick, Mary Immaculate College and Athlone Institute of Technology collaborated to organise the 2021 Shannon Region Postgraduate Research Conference (SRPRC), which was held on May 18th and 19th.
Digital Humanities Hackathon and historical Space Wars May 4, 2021 - My research project analysing representations of Irish nationalist figures in the Capuchin Annual uses digital humanities methods, as I designed an interdisciplinary methodology to analyse this digitised periodical. Since I have a humanities background, I was interested in working with researchers from other backgrounds to get a better understanding of the methods from their point… Continue reading Digital Humanities Hackathon and historical Space Wars
Tell your own story: A media campaign promoting diversity in the Mid-West region and Limerick city April 26, 2021 - By Dr Maria Rieder and Dr Marta Giralt ‘Tell your own story’ is a new project promoting inclusivity and diversity in Limerick and the Mid-West region through a sustained media campaign. It emerged as a response to racist incidents that took place on the UL campus and Limerick city in 2021. These included sustained intimidation… Continue reading Tell your own story: A media campaign promoting diversity in the Mid-West region and Limerick city

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