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Printing, Painting, and Conversion in 16th Century America

‘Typography, Illustration and Ornamentation in The Early Modern Iberian Book World, 1450-1800’ was held at Marsh’s Library in Dublin on 24-25 May 2018. The first keynote at the conference was given by Professor Thomas Cummins from Harvard University. His lecture was entitled 'Writ Large: Printing, Painting, and Conversion in 16th Century America'.

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Moriscos, Enslaved Children, and Litigating for Liberty in sixteenth-century Spain

In episode 16 of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Dr. Stephanie Cavanaugh is in conversation with series host Dr Edward Collins. In the episode, which is available to podcast on iTunes and Soundcloud, they discuss Moriscos, Enslaved Children, and Litigating for Liberty in sixteenth-century Spain.

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Boys’ Adventure Comics and World War Two

Comics have come back into mainstream media recently with the release of popular movie franchises based on adaptations of long-running comic book characters. In this series, UCD History graduate Sean Murray examines an aspect of comics that has been largely overlooked by this recent media.

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