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Upcoming Events

DAAD Postgraduate Summer School: “Germany in the World: Intersecting Inequalities in Challenging Times”, hosted by King’s College London, 17-21 July 2023.
Co-organised by the Centre for British Studies at Humboldt-Universität Berlin and the Centre for Irish-German Studies at the University of Limerick. The interdisciplinary summer school is designed for PhD students and advanced MA students from across the Humanities and Social Sciences in the UK, Germany and Ireland, as well as from the DAAD-funded global network of Centres for German and European Studies. The summer school’s chosen focus on “Intersecting Inequalities” requires participants to consider the urgent implications of recent global challenges and social movements for reassessing the discipline of German Studies in a comparative contemporary perspective. Postgraduate students who want to apply for the summer school (accommodation, subsistence and travel can most likely be covered) are asked to a submit an abstract (300-400 words) for a 15-minute presentation – including name and institution, a one-page CV including key research areas and academic interests, and a letter of motivation. The proposal should be submitted by your supervisor with a brief confirmation of their support to by 24 January 2023.

25 September 2023 – Guest lecture by Karin Dubsky "The story of Coastwatch Ireland"
Details to be announced soon.


16-17 November 2023 – 20th International Conference of the Centre for Irish-German Studies & 3rd UL-UU International Conference: "Engaging Cross Borders: Perspectives from Ireland and Europe": The continuation of our successful international conference format, jointly organised by the Centre for Irish German Studies at UL and the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Ulster University, Belfast. In cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Dublin/London.