In episode seven of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Professor Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra discusses Old Testament culture of the Spanish Monarchy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and the impact of a distinct Converso - or Jewish convert - culture that suffused all aspects of the Spanish Empire. Read More
In November 2016 the Irish Legal History Society marked the 800th anniversary of the transmission of Magna Carta to Ireland with a conference. Law and the Idea of Liberty in Ireland: from Magna Carta to the present took place in Christ Church Cathedral. The event saw 12 speakers from Ireland and the UK present papers on the influence of Magna Carta in Ireland. Read More
In episode 6 of 'Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘, Professor Onésimo T. Almeida (Brown) is in conversation with series host Dr Edward Collins on the topic of 'Portugal and the Dawn of Modernity, 1419-1620'. Read More
UCD Lifelong Learning courses are part-time specific interest courses that are participative, engaging and facilitated by experts in their field. This year UCD continues its partnership with the National Library of Ireland by offering a number of history courses as part of the Lifelong Learning programme.