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Assoc Professor Emilie Pine wins Newcomer of the Year at Irish Book Awards. Learn More

Atwood Awarded Ulysses Medal at UCD

Margaret Atwood was awarded the Ulysses Medal at O'Reilly Hall on 6 June 2018, at the Imagining: Home literary event.
The Ulysses Medal is the University's highest honour. Previous medal recipients include: Mary McAleese, Bill Clinton, Seamus Heaney, Edna O'Brien and Noam Chomsky.

Associate Professor Lynda Mulvin Elected Fellow

Congratulations to Associate Professor Lynda Mulvin who was elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London on 1 February 2018 and formally admitted on the 28 March 2018.

Understanding New Rape Cultures

This one-day conference aims to reassess how changes in our communicative landscape – consistently advancing and invasive technologies, round-the-clock surveillance, the uptake of social and digital medias as essential life tools – have affected our understandings of rape culture.

Professor Linda Colley to give 2018 Annual Lecture

The Annual Lecture, "Inscribing a Modern World: Constitutions Across Histories and Literatures", will be given by one of the world's most eminent historians, Professor Linda Colley, Professor of History, Princeton University.

As part of its Decade of Centenaries commemorations, University College Dublin marks the Centenary of WW1 Armistice through various events.

UCD marks 43 who died and 445 who served and survived World War 1 as members of the British armed services.
Delving through WW1 records, UCD historian, Dr Conor Mulvagh, uncovered details of 488 staff students and graduates who served in the British army during the Great War through the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database.

UCD Professor of Modern History Diarmaid Ferriter releases On The Edge, Ireland’s off-shore islands: a modern history.

The islands off the coast of Ireland have long been a source of fascination. Seen as repositories of an ancient Irish culture and the epitome of Irish romanticism, they have attracted generations of scholars, artists and filmmakers, from James Joyce to Robert O'Flaherty, looking for a way of life uncontaminated by modernity or materialism.

Professor Danielle Clarke Appointed Vice Principal for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

UCD Arts and Humanities welcomes Professor Danielle Clarke, Head of School for English, Drama and Film, to the new role of Vice Principal for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.