Jobs / Scholarships / Prizes

  • Postdoctoral Position in Irish Literature and Culture at University of Aarhus, 18 months, to begin on 01/09/2021 (closing date: 31 January, 2021).
  • Placement for a PhD student with experience working with manuscripts written in Irish, British Library (three months full-time, or up to six-months part-time, between May and December 2021). Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday 18 December.
  • Research Associate / Research Assistant for the Fionn Cycle Folklore Project, Harvard University (2020/21 academic year). Local residency is not required (further details).
  • Funded PhD scholarship / Sgoilearachas PhD maoinichte, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig.
  • Fulbright Scholarship in Celtic Studies for 2021-22 academic year, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.
  • 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).
  • The University of Brest, two-year Masters Degree: ‘Celtic Languages and Cultures in Contact’ (more information).

Conferences / Seminars / Call for Papers

  • The CLCS Celtic forum invites abstracts for a session on “Celtic Archipelagos” for the MLA Convention in Toronto, 7-10 January , 2021.
  • The 43rd California Celtic Conference (online), 5–7 March, 2021.
  • Call for Papers, Learning and Scholarship in Medieval Northwestern Europe (online: 16-17 April, 2021), Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute (closing date for papers: 18 December 2020).
  • Propaganda workshop, June 2021 (online): call for papers (closing date: 10 January, 2021).
  • International Medieval Congress Leeds, ONLINE, 5–9 July 2021.
  • Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic: Faith and Fidelity, Sunday 8 May 2021 (online).
  • Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 11, Department of Celtic Studies, St Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, 22-24 July 2020 POSTPONED UNTIL 2021.
  • Rudolf Thurneysen (1857–1940) Kolloquium anlässlich seines 80. Todestages, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, 7–9 August 2020 (postponed until August 2021) .
  • ‘Welsh Manuscripts 800-1800’, National Library of Wales, 9-11 September 2020 (postponed until September 2021).
  • Third European Symposium in Celtic Studies, University of Pavia (Italy), 8-10 September, 2021 (call for papers: deadline 28 February, 2021).
  • North American Gaels: Language, Literature, Lore, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2-3 October 2020 (postponed).
  • 4th Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies & Celtic Sociolinguistics Symposium IV, 9-11 October 2020, Centre for Celtic Studies of Adam Mickiewicz University for Celticists, Poznań, Poland (postponed until 2021).
  • Call for Papers, Studia Celtica Fennica xvii (2020).
  • Call for Papers, Eolas 14 (deadline: 16 November, 2020).

Annual / Regular Events

  • SAMS: Seminar for Ancient and Medieval Studies, UCC, Tuesday 8 December, 5:15pm. Dr Elisabeth Okasha: ‘Anglo-Saxon Sundials’.
  • Annual ITS seminar, UCC, November 2021.
  • Annual Tionól, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (postponed).
  • Léachtaí Cholm Cille 51: ‘Scríobhaithe Gaeilge an Tuaiscirt, 1650-1900’, Ollscoil Mhá Nuad, Dé hAoine, 11 Nollaig, 2020, 11:1516:15 (ar líne).
  • 40th Annual Harvard Celtic Colloquium (postponed until 2021).
  • CSANA: Celtic Studies Association of North America, annual conference 2020, Virginia Tech, 2-4 April 2020 (postponed until 8-10 April 2021).

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