The 4th International Conference of Jacobite Studies - Schedule and Registration

Friday 30th of June, 2017


Time Topic Venue
9.30-10.00   Registration/Clárú John Hume ground floor, John Hume Building, North Campus
10.00-11.20  Opening session: America and the Jacobites/The Jacobites and America

Chair: Prof Daniel Szechi, University of Manchester

David Parrish, College of the Ozarks, Missouri: ‘A greater revolution than November 26 years ago”: the revolution of 1714 and the British Atlantic world’.
Nicola Martin, University of Stirling:  ‘Army, Assimilation and Empire: the Forty-Five and British Imperialism in North America’.
Patrick Clarke de Dromantin, Bordeaux: ‘De l’inspection générale des manufactures à la guerre d’indépendance américaine ou l’extraordinaire destinée de Jean Holker junior (1745-1822)’. (simultaneous interpretation provided)


John Hume Boardroom, John Hume building
11.20-11.35  Tea/coffee break  |  Sos tae agus caife  
11.35-13.00    Session 2A: Jacobite interfaces

Chair: Dr Andrew Barclay, History of Parliament Trust, London.

Harman Murtagh, Athlone Institute of Technology/Military History Society of Ireland, ‘French military involvement in the Irish Jacobite war 1689-91’.
Stephen Griffin, University of Limerick and Jeremy Filet, Université de Lorraine (joint presentation) ‘Reality and representation: the Jacobite diaspora and 18th-century British travel narratives in Lorraine’.

Session 2A:  Callan Building CB1 Lecture Theatre, North Campus
11.35-13.00 Session 2B: ‘La condition jacobite’, adaptation and survival.

Chair: Nathalie Genet-Rouffiac, Service Historique de la Défense, Paris.

Frédéric Richard-Maupillier, Metz, France, ‘Les manufactures d’Edouard Warren (1666-1733) : Activités industrielles et diaspora jacobite dans le duché de Lorraine’. (simultaneous interpretation provided).

Etienne Faisant, Université de Paris-Nanterre, ‘Un château pour royaume : relecture de l’installation des Stuarts au château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye’. (simultaneous interpretation provided)

Marc Caball, University College Dublin, ‘A Jacobite poet in a local context: the case of Aogán Ó Rathaille (c. 1670-c.1729)’.

Session 2B: John Hume Boardroom, John Hume Building, North Campus
13.00-14.00  Lunch   Lón  
14.00-15.30 Session 3: Jacobites and the law

Chair: Prof Marian Lyons, Maynooth University

John Bergin, University College Dublin, ‘Adam Colclough (1650-1732): Lawyer, landowner, officeholder, investor, Catholic agent and Jacobite’.

Frances Nolan (National Library of Ireland Scholar), ‘“…a cunning intriguing woman [who] is very violent against the Protestants”: the politics of Catholic Irishwomen during and after the Williamite-Jacobite war, 1689-1703’.

Prof. Emeritus Colum Kenny, Dublin City University, ‘Jacobites, Judges and the Black Book of King’s Inns 1685-1702’.

Renehan Hall, South Campus
15.30   Tea/coffee break  Sos tae agus caife    Renehan Hall, South Campus
15.45 Opening of exhibition on the Jacobites, Russell Library, South Campus, by Prof. Philip Nolan, President, Maynooth University. Tour of exhibition, led by Barbara McCormack, followed by a reception.  Russell Library
17.10   Session 4: Plenary: The Boyne, Aughrim and after.  
17.10-18.10   Plenary lecture   Mórléacht an lae:

(Chair: Prof Marian Lyons, Maynooth University)

Dr Vincent Morley, independent historian, ‘Irish Jacobitism, a reading from a forthcoming chapter’.

18.30  Conference dinner: Dinnéar na comhdhála    Maynooth.  
21.30     Session of Irish traditional music The Roost pub, Main St Maynooth (at old campus gate).



Saturday 1st of July, 2017​

Time Topic Venue
9.30-11.00   Session 5: What became of the Jacobites, at home and abroad.

Chair:  Prof Thomas O’Connor, Maynooth University

Nathalie Genet-Rouffiac, Service Historique de la Défense, Paris: ‘Saint-Germain’s money, the Jacobite court, sir Daniel Arthur and the market of the rentes de l’hôtel de ville de Paris’

Ciarán McDonnell, University College Dublin and Maynooth University, ‘From Jacobites to Jacobins: Irishmen in the French army in the later 18th century’.

Darren Layne, Jacobite Database of 1745, ‘“Damned if they didn’t”: Civil War on a Loyalist Estate in the ‘45’.

Callan Building CB1 Lecture Theatre, North Campus
11.00-11.15  Tea/coffee break​
11.15-12.15    Session 6  Closing plenary lecture   Mórléacht an lae

Chair:  Dr Éamon Ó Ciosáin, Maynooth University

Prof Daniel Szechi, University of Manchester, Chairman, Jacobite Studies Trust: ‘The political consequences of the Cuckoldy German Turnip Farmer’. 

12.15-12.30        Closing remarks  
13.30     Departure for bus tour to Boyne battle site, departing from campus.

NB. Please note: there will be 28 places on the bus, which will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Tour of Battle of the Boyne site, starting 2.30.
Guide: Harman Murtagh, author of The Battle of the Boyne 1690 A guide to the battlefield (2006).

Departing from campus

The organisers wish to acknowledge the generous support of Maynooth University, St Patrick’s College Maynooth, the French Embassy/Ambassade de France en Irlande, the Jacobite Studies Trust, the Russell Library Maynooth, the Church of Ireland Representative Church Body and Library and the assistance of members of the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Maynooth University.


To register for this conference, please fill in your details below. You will then receive an email confirmation.

Registration fee 20 euro, 10 euro students/concession/daily rate.