Thursday 7 February 2013

Famine & emigration: call for papers

The third annual international Famine Conference will be held at the National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park House, County Roscommon on the weekend of 19-20 July 2013.

The organisers have put out a call for papers on the theme: The Famine Irish – Emigration and new lives. They are looking for papers that explore emigration and the lives of Irish emigrants during and immediately after the Great Famine in any location.

Proposals need to be submitted by the end of March.

Full details can be found here.