The department's research seminar (Thursday evenings during teaching term) attracts distinguished speakers from Ireland and abroad, and provides research students with an opportunity to present their work.

Thursday, 23 November 2023
6.00 pm
Room 1.33 Iontas Building, North Campus

Title: Jonathan Swift and his servants: a history of eighteenth-century Ireland from below stairs

Speaker:  Dr Catriona Kennedy is Reader at the Department of History and Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York.

Catriona Kennedy is author of Narratives of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars: military and civilian experience in Britain and Ireland (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). Themes she has explored in her publications include Gender and British and Irish history in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; Gender, memory and mourning in Irish nationalist culture, c.1798-1848, and Irish Catholic soldiers in the British army during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars.


See below for schedule of lectures in first semester, 2023-24.
  History Research Seminar Schedule, Semester 1 2023-24