New Research On Tudor Ireland

The Hardiman Research Building G010 seminar room

Date & Time
17th July, 2014 @ 13:00:00

New Research on Tudor Ireland

Thursday 17th July 2014

National University of Ireland, Galway

A workshop hosted by the Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway

The National University of Ireland, Galway, has a rich tradition of scholarship on late medieval and early modern Ireland and its wider, transnational contexts. This workshop brings together current teachers and students, former graduates and current holders of Moore Institute Visiting Fellowships to present new research into the constitutional, political and social history of sixteenth-century Ireland, and to discuss sources and fresh approaches to the subject.

Venue: Moore Institute Seminar Room (TBH G010)


Session I, 13.00-15.00: New Research on Tudor Ireland

Chair: Professor S.G. Ellis (NUI, Galway)

Dr Gerald Power (Metropolitan University Prague / Moore Institute Fellow): ‘The New English in Ireland before 1534’

Kieran Hoare (Archivist, James Hardiman Library, NUI, Galway): ‘The Pale economy in early Tudor Ireland’

Professor Chris Maginn (Fordham University / Moore Institute Fellow): ‘One State or Two: Ireland and England under the Tudors’

Session II, 15.30-16.45: Exploring Source Material

Using sources and digital technology for research on Tudor Ireland: a practical demonstration and roundtable discussion led by the speakers and facilitated by Professor Ellis.