The Limerick Early Modern Studies Forum supports the research activities of scholars of the history and culture of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries at the University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College. The Forum was established in February 2015 following the award of funding from the Irish Research Council New Foundations Scheme.

The priority research themes of the Forum are:

  • The Circulation of People and Ideas
  • Manuscript and Print Culture
  • Confessional Identities
  • Other Worlds: The Wondrous and the Marvellous
  • Boundaries and Spaces
  • Performances: Private and Public