The 6th Annual Tudor & Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference was held in the Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, on 19-20 August 2016. This year’s programme saw more than 40 speakers present research papers on a wide range of topics with plenaries by Prof. Mary O’Dowd (Queen’s University Belfast), and Prof. Andrew Hadfield (University of Sussex), as well as a special panel session ‘Shakespeare and Ireland‘ and a session in honour of Professor Steven Ellis.
The 2016 conference saw History Hub continue its successful partnership with Tudor and Stuart Ireland with the production of podcasts of conference proceedings. These podcasts, recorded and produced by Real Smart Media, are now available on iTunes and Soundcloud and have been added to the substantial archive of podcasts from previous Tudor and Stuart Ireland conferences.
Tudor and Stuart Ireland podcasts are available for download from iTunes and to stream on Soundcloud totally free of charge. There are more than 150 episodes available in total and the podcasts have proved to be tremendously popular with 57,000 podcast downloads/plays to date.
2016 Tudor and Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference Podcasts
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List of podcasts
Professor Mary O’Dowd (Queen’s University Belfast) – Age as a category of analysis: an agenda for early modern Ireland?
Professor Andrew Hadfield (Sussex) - Edmund Spencer the Less among the Jacobites
Special Panel Session: Shakespeare and Ireland
Dr Naomi McAreavey (UCD) – Shakespeare on the seventeenth-century Irish stage.
Emer McHugh (NUIG) – Performing Shakespeare in Ireland in 2016: Othello at the Abbey.
Panel in honour of Professor Steven Ellis
Kieran Hoare (NUIG) - From O’Sasnane to Sexton: the making of an early modern urban patriciate family.
Gerald Power (Metropolitan University, Prague) - ‘An English gentleman and his community: Sir William Brabazon and the formation of the “New English”’.
Prof. Steven Ellis (NUIG) - Reforming sacred space: the Collegiate church of St Nicholas, Galway and the Reformation
Dr Yvonne McDermott (GMIT) - Galway Augustinian friary: from foundation to demolition
Prof. Colm Lennon (MU) - Corporate clergy and lay society: collegiate churches in early modern Ireland
Bobby O’Brien (NUIG) - The presence and impact of Bishop John Bale in the Diocese of Ossory
Dr Bríd McGrath (TCD) - Unmasking E.S., the author of A Survey of the Present Estate of Ireland Anno 1615
Kelly Duquette (Boston) - Shakespeare’s “uncivil kerns:” Irish contagion and the emerging British nation-state
Alix Chartrand (Cambridge) - Tories and thugs: the impact of seventeenth-century struggles against Irish banditry on India
Deirdre Fennell (NUIG) - Family, favour, faction: female presence in the life of Lord Deputy Sir William Fitzwilliam
Ann-Maria Walsh (UCD) - Countess Alice Barrymore, motherhood, shopping, and the commodification of English civility
Dr Felicity Maxwell (NUIG) - Dorothy Moore’s Irish connections: Protestant networking and social critique in the 1640s
Dr Brian MacCuarta (ARSI) - The Impact of the Nine Years War on the continental Irish: Henry Piers in Rome and Spain
Prof. John McCafferty (UCD) - Recycling an island’s past for a Global Catholicism: Irish Franciscans in the seventeenth century
Prof. Raymond Hylton (Virginia Union) - Religio-political ferment in, and interconnections between the Dublin and Portarlington Huguenot communities, 1692-1720: a study in causal determinism?
Prof. Willy Maley (Glasgow) - Double Dutch: The Boate brothers and Ireland
Dr Marc Caball (UCD) - Crossing borders in late Stuart Ireland: the emergence of a middle ground
David Roy (UCC) - Creating borders in Colin Clouts Come Home Againe
Lorna Moloney (NUIG) - From Gaelic lordship to English shire: The MacNamaras of Clare
Rebecca Hasler (St Andrews) - ‘Neither to forbeare Irish nor English’: Barnaby Rich’s Anglo-Irish pamphleteering
Dr Helen Sonner - The Ulster pamphlets of James VI/I reconsidered
Prof. Caroline Newcombe (Southwestern) - How early Irish marital property law influenced the end of Brehon Law
Diarmuid Wheeler (NUIG) - “When the blast of war blows in our ears”: Military men in Leix and Offaly, c.1547-1580
Matthew McGinty (NUIG) - The rise and fall of Sir Conyers Clifford
Prof. Yoko Odawara (Chukyo University) - Sir Philip Sidney, Leicester circle and Ireland
Dr Coleman Dennehy (UCD / UCL) - Lawyers in parliament: examining legal counsel on Irish cases at the Westminster Parliament.
Dr Eoin Kinsella (IAPH) - Irish Catholic lobbying in London in the 1690s
Dr John Bergin (QUB) - The career of Dennis Molony (1650-1726), an Irish Catholic lawyer and agent in London
Dr Jason McElligott (Marsh’s Library) - Early modern female book owners: the evidence from Ireland’s first public library
Dr John Cunningham (QUB) - The apothecary in early modern Ireland
Check out this compilation of tweets from the conference via Storify.
The 6th Annual Tudor & Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference was generously supported by the President’s Award for Research Excellence (awarded to Prof. Steven Ellis), NUI Galway, the Moore Institute, NUI Galway, the Discipline of History, NUI Galway and the Society for Renaissance Studies.