Friday, March 30, 2012

Breton Seminar -- Germany 2012

The Department of Comparative Linguistics and Celtic Studies at Philipps-Universität Marburg will be hosting a seminar under the title 'Building Blocks of Breton Grammar: Progress in Middle and Early Modern Breton Linguistics and Philology', which will be held on their campus 26-27 April 2012.  For details on this event, including registration information, visit the seminar's webpage.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Australian Celtic Journal 11 (2013)

Submissions are invited for Volume 11 of the Australian Celtic Journal, which is expected to be published in June 2013.  They should be sent to Prof. Anders Ahlqvist by 15 December 2012.

Irish Conference of Medievalists 2012

The Twenty-Sixth Irish Conference of Medievalists will be held 5-7 July 2012 on the campus of University College Dublin.  "Proposals are invited for papers of 20 minutes' duration.  Proposals should include a title and short abstract (200 words max.), and should be submitted by email to" Dr. Hugh Fogarty by 30 March 2012.  For more information about the event, visit the conference website.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Agallamh Conference -- UCC 2012

'The School of Irish Learning in University College Cork is organising a conference in honour of Professor Seán Ó Coileáin, the recently retired Professor of Modern Irish, to mark his long and distinguished contribution to scholarship and to University College Cork. The conference will focus specifically on Agallamh na Seanórach, and on its centrality to Gaelic culture through the ages. It will run over two days: from Friday 7 September until Saturday evening, 8 September, 2012'.

More information on this event will be posted on the Celtic Digital Initiative (CDI) website as it becomes available.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Call for Papers -- Harvard Celtic Colloquium 2012

Here is the call for papers for the 2012 Harvard Celtic Colloquium:

'The Harvard Celtic Department cordially invites proposals for papers on topics which relate directly to Celtic studies (Celtic languages and literatures in any phase; cultural, historical or social science topics; theoretical perspectives, etc.) for their 32nd Annual Celtic Colloquium, to take place at Harvard University, October 5-7, 2012. Papers concerning interdisciplinary research with a Celtic focus are also invited. Attendance is free.

Presentations should be no longer than twenty minutes. There will be a short discussion period after each paper. Papers given at the Colloquium may later be submitted for consideration by the editorial committee for publication in the Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium.

Potential presenters should send a 200-250 word abstract in English suitable for reproduction, plus a brief biographical sketch. Submissions should be sent by e-mail to [conference organizers], faxed, or posted to the departmental address; we encourage submissions in the form of RTF or Word Document email attachments.

Further information available at our website.

Closing date for proposals: May 1, 2012'.

Call for Papers -- Irish Conference, Budapest

Károli Gáspár University in Budapest is hosting a conference entitled 'Representations of Ireland', which will be held 30-31 August 2012 on their campus. Abstracts of 300 words or less for papers dealing with representations of Ireland and Irish identity at any period are due to conference organizers by 15 May 2012. Invited speakers include Patricia Kelly and Joseph Falaky Nagy.   For more information on the event, visit the conference website.