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School of Humanities
MLitt (History), part-time
Areas of interest
Dr. Gearóid Barry: modern and contemporary France, cultural and political history of the first world war in Europe, European pacifism between the world wars, history of religion in modern and contemporary Europe (including popular religiosity), French Catholicism since the Revolution, the origins of Christian Democracy in Europe, Franco-Irish links in the 20th century.
Dr. Caitríona Clear: history of women; social history of Ireland and Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Dr. John Cunningham: modern Ireland; labour history; local history; urban history; dynamics of social protest.
Dr. Enrico Dal Lago: U.S. social and political history, especially the 19th century; American slavery in comparative perspective; native North Americans, especially the Plains Tribes.
Prof. Steven Ellis: British and Irish history, 15th to 17th century; historiography; early modern Europe.
Dr. Alison Forrestal: early Modern Europe, particularly 17thcentury France; history of religion, particularly early modern Catholic culture and society; 17th-century Ireland.
Dr. Aileen Fyfe: British cultural history in the late 18th and 19th centuries, with particular emphases on science and technology, religion, the book trade and childrens literature.
Dr. Mary Harris: Ireland in the 19th and 20th centuries with particular reference to Church-State relations and Northern Ireland; Colonial Spanish America.
Dr. Róisín Healy: modern German history; history of religion; 19th- and 20th-century European Social History.
Dr. Kimberly LoPrete: social, political, and cultural history of Medieval Europe, in particular the 11th-12th centuries and France; women in medieval society, notably aristocratic women; gender and lordship; the first crusade and the history of crusading; Europeans encounters with non-Europeans and travels in Asia; medieval historical writing and uses of the pastin the middle ages; manuscript studies, including palaeography, codicology,and the transmission of texts.
Dr. Niall Ó Ciosáin: social history of Ireland and Europe, 17th–19th century
Prof. Dáibhí Ó Cróinín: Ireland, Britain, and Europe during the early middle ages; computistics; medieval Latin palaeography; Irish traditional music and song.
Prof. Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh: 19th- and 20th-century Irish and British history; 20th-century and contemporary European history; modern imperialism; the history of ideas.
Dr. Simon Potter: 19th- and 20th-century Imperial and Commonwealth history; history of communications and the press; history and theory of nationalism.
Prof. Steven Ellis
Prof. Dáibhí Ó Cróinín
Dr. Niall Ó Ciosáin
Dr. Caitríona Clear
Dr. Mary Harris
Dr. Enrico Dal Lago
Dr. Gearóid Barry
Dr. Alison Forrestal
Dr. John Cunningham
MLitt (full-time) GYB36
MLitt (part-time) GYB37
Fees for this course
EU: €4,275 p.a. 2015/16 inclusive of levy
Non-EU: €13,250 p.a. 2015/16
Ph.D. EU Full time programme: €4,275 p.a. Ph.D. EU Part time programme: €2,250 p.a.
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