MA Programmes at UCD History

MA History courses at University College Dublin offer both a challenging and a rewarding introduction to the advanced study of History. In a recent webinar for UCD College of Arts and Humanities hosted by Emer Beesley, programme directors, and current and former students came together to discuss the various Masters programmes. Watch the webinar now.

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Antisemitism, Forgeries, and Conspiracy Theories in Early Modern Iberia

In episode 20 of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Dr. Francois Soyer is in conversation with series host Dr Edward Collins. In the episode, which is available to podcast on iTunes and Soundcloud, they discuss antisemitism in medieval and early modern Iberia, specifically some forged documents that purported to be communications between Jews in Spain and Constantinople.

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Garcia de Orta: Portuguese physician, herbalist and naturalist

In episode 19 of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Assistant Professor Palmira Fontes da Costa is in conversation with series host Dr Edward Collins. In the episode, which is available to podcast on iTunes and Soundcloud, they discuss Portuguese physician, herbalist and naturalist Garcia de Orta.

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Tercentenary of the Polish Princess Clementina’s Escape

'The Irish to the Rescue: the Tercentenary of the Polish Princess Clementina's Escape' was a seminar organised on the occasion of the tercentenary of the rescue of the Polish Princess Maria Clementina Sobieska from captivity in Innsbruck in April 1719 by a small group of Irish and French people in a most dramatic fashion. The podcasts from the event are now available.

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Partitions and Borders

'Partitions and borders: a comparative and interdisciplinary conference' took place in UCD School of History in May 2018. Jointly organised by University College Dublin and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, this two-day international conference brought together scholars working on aspects of partition and border studies from multiple disciplines.

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