2nd CEMS Winter School, in Archival Research Skills and Book History, December 2-3 2019

Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick
2nd Winter School in Archival Research Skills & Book History 2-3 December 2019

Supported by the AHSS Teaching Board

Monday 2nd December

9.30 am  Welcome / Opening of Winter School
10.00-1100  Olivia Lardner, Glucksman Library: “The hunter, Martin Luther, and some griffons: aesthetics of the Bolton Library”
11.00-11.30 Tea Break
11.30-12.30 Dr Kirsten Mulrennan & Sinéad Keogh, Glucksman Library: “Digital Approaches to Early Modern Works”
12.30-1.30 Lunch
1.30-2.30  Dr Aengus Finnegan, School of English, Irish, and Communication, UL: “Researching Irish Placenames, Surnames and Personal Names ­: An Introduction to the Major Sources”
2.30-3.00 Lunch
3.00-4.00  Dr Coleman Dennehy, Department of History, UL: “The printed case as a source for Irish legal history…..and so much more”

 3rd Annual Bolton-King Lecture

 Professor James Raven (University of Essex, University of Cambridge)

 “Mermaids and Sea Monsters: A Global Book Biography and the Irish and Enlightenment Reception of Erik Pontoppidan and his Natural History of Norway”

Chair: Dr Christina Morin

KGB 15

 Tuesday 3nd December

10.00-1100  Prof Michael J. Griffin, School of English, Irish, and Communication: “Editing Irish Verse in English in the Eighteenth Century”
11.00-11.30 Tea Break
11.30-12.30  Dr Clodagh Tait, Department of History, MIC: “Records of Urban Ireland: The Curious Case of the Sextons of Limerick”
12.30-1.30 Lunch
1.30-2.30 Josefin Jiminez, Glucksman Library: “Conservation priorities for the Bolton Library”
2.30-3.00 Tea Break
3.00-4.00  Dr Alistair Malcolm, Department of History: “Spanish book preliminaries and dedications in the seventeenth century”
4.00 Closing Address: Professor Kerstin Mey, Vice President Academic Affairs & Student Engagement
c. 4.30 Printing Workshop / Demonstration (venue TBC)

 Venue: Glucksman Library GLO – 068 (unless otherwise indicated)

To register please visit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vMB8lFu-x81wA4G4ZTQx7CW8zvU0P_n3I7icKVn_JE4/viewform?edit_requested=true.

General queries may be sent to earlymodernstudies@ul.ie