Jobs / Scholarships / Prizes

  • Tenure-track position in the Irish Language and its Cultures, School of Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montréal (closing date for applications: 15 November, 2019). Appointment to begin 1 July, 2020 (or shortly thereafter).
  • O’Donovan Scholarship, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (closing date: 30 September 2019) (details:].
  • Cothrom-maoineachaidh (PhD) Funding Opportunty in Gaelic and Celtic Studies, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, University of the Highlands and Islands (now open).
  • Research Associate, The Fionn Cycle Folklore Project, Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University (closing date: 26 August, 2019).
  • Annual Vivien Law Prize established by the Henry Sweet Society for the best essay submitted on any topic within the history of linguistics (submission by September 30 each year).
  • The Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame (annual grant funding).

Conferences / Seminars / Call for Papers

  • Workshop on statistics in historical corpus linguistics, Maynooth University, 4-5 October, 2019.
  • 5th International Conference on Watermarks in Digital Collections, Creative Zone, Boole Library, UCC, 16–17 October 2019.
  • Call for papers for Eolas 13 (submissions are due by 18 October, 2019).
  • Seventh annual colloquium on ‘Thinking about Mythology in the 21st Century’, 50 George Square, Edinburgh, on 19-20 October 2019 (call for papers).
  • An Ghaeilge mar theanga oifigiúil agus oibre iomlán de chuid an AE – deiseanna agus dúshláin’, seimineár atá á chomheagrú ag an Roinn Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta agus ag an gCoimisiún Eorpach, Citywest Hotel, Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, 30 Deireadh Fómhair, 2019.
  • Irish Conference of Folklore and Ethnology, National University of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin 1011 December 2019. This year’s Conference will be held in conjunction with a conference on ‘Outlaws, Ballads and Bandits in Popular Tradition’, co-organized by Pascale Baker and Bairbre Ní Fhloinn (call for papers).
  • Religion and the Experience of Nature: Comparative Perspectives, Center for Advanced Studies, LMU Munich, 19-20 March, 2020 (call for papers).
  • Medicine in the Medieval North Atlantic world, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 19-21 March, 2020 (deadline for proposal submissions – 15 October, 2019: BURSARIES available).
  • Cumann na Mac Léinn Ceiltise: An 8ú comhdháil bhliantúil / Association of Celtic Students: Eighth Annual Conference, University College Dublin, 26-29 March, 2020 (abstract submission deadline: Friday, 22 November, 2019)
  • Space and Settlement in the Middle Ages XI: Trinity College Dublin, 27-28 March, 2020 (call for papers: closing date 31 October, 2019).
  • Conference on Medieval Multilingual Manuscripts: Texts, Scribes, and Patrons, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 22-23 May, 2020 (call for papers: closing date 29 November, 2019).
  • ‘Welsh Manuscripts 800-1800’, National Library of Wales, 9-11 September 2020 (call for papersclosing date 31 January, 2020).
  • North American Gaels: Language, Literature, Lore, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2-3 October 2020 (closing date for papers: 1 March, 2020).

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