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‘The History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland’ Annual Conference

June 7 - June 8


June 7
June 8


Seminar Rooms G010 & G011, Hardiman Research Building


Bronagh McShane
Prof. Marie-Louise Coolahan

The 2018 H-WRBI Annual Conference will take place at the National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway at  the Moore Institute on Thursday 7 June and Friday 8 June.

Call for Papers

The conference will explore the history of women religious across a broad chronological timeframe, from medieval to modern. We invite proposals (for 20-minute papers) that engage with the theme, ‘Space, Place and the History of Women Religious’. Proposals might consider, for example:

  • International and Transnational Perspectives
  • Buildings and Architectural Planning
  • Lived Experiences of Space
  • Mobility and Geography
  • Visualisations/Imagery of Space
  • Archives, Women Religious and Space
  • Gendered/Contested Space
  • Space, Place and Identity

We invite both individual and panel proposals. Proposals from postgraduate students are particularly welcome. Please send abstracts (max. 200 words), together with a short biography (100 words) to hwrbi.conference@gmail.com by Friday 9 February 2018