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History Studies

The Journal

History Studies is the only history journal in Ireland that is edited and managed by postgraduate students and provides a publishing platform for both undergraduate and postgraduate scholars. It is refereed by a panel of distinguished historians and is an established periodical in the field of historical scholarship.

Established in 1999, History Studies has appeared nearly annually since then. Volume 13 (2012) is the first volume to be distributed online in addition to the traditional print edition, since then the Journal has appeared in both print and digital form. This website provides free access to past volumes (see dedicated volume tab), where potential applicants can view the high standard of submissions received every year by History Studies.

In addition, the journal is launched every year in the University of Limerick. Volume 17 was launched on Wednesday 19 April 2017. Details of that launch can be found at

Call for Papers - Volume 18

The editors of History Studies invite the submission of papers for inclusion in Volume 18. Papers can focus on any aspect of history and should be no more than 5,000 words in length.

We have now extended our closing date for submissions to Volume 18 to 31 July 2018.

For any queries please contact the editors at

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