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Annual Irish Studies Conferences

The North East Irish Culture Network holds an annual conference at the University of Sunderland.


Details of forthcoming and past conferences can be found on the following links:

Ninth Annual NEICN Conference, 'Ireland and Scotland: Barriers and Borderland', 11-13 November 2011

Eighth Annual NEICN Conference, 'Kilt by Kelt Shell Kithagain with Kinagain : Ireland and Scotland', 12-14 November 2010

Seventh Annual NEICN Conference, 'Fantasy Ireland: Imaginings and Re-Imaginings', 9-11 November 2007

Sixth Annual NEICN Conference, 'Re-Imagining Ireland', 14-16 November 2008

Fifth Annual NEICN Conference, 'Ireland: At War and Peace', 9-11 November 2007

Fourth Annual NEICN Conference, 'Ireland: Renaissance, Revolution and Regeneration', 10-12th November 2006

Third Annual NEICN Conference, ‘Ireland: Lands of Saints and Scholars’, 11-13 November 2005

Second Annual NEICN Conference, 'The Word, The Icon and The Ritual', 10-12 November 2004

First Annual NEICN Conference, 'Representing Ireland: Past, Present and Future', 24-26 October 2003


For details of forthcoming NEICN conferences contact:

Dr Alison O'Malley-Younger,

Colin Younger, MA, or

Professor John Strachan


Publications from Conferences

Three collections of essays based on the NEICN conferences have been published:

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‘No Country for Old Men’, edited by Paddy Lyons and Alison O’Malley-Younger

Details from Peter Lang Publishing Group

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'Essays on Modern Irish Literature', edited by Alison O'Malley-Younger and John Strachan

Details from Sunderland University Press

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'Representing Ireland: Past Present and Future', edited by Frank Beardow and Alison O'Malley-Younger

Details from Sunderland University Press


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