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Wolfgang Mueller-Funk

September-October 2012

Reading Joyce: Broch's Concept of Classical Modernism

Wolfgang Mueller-Funk is Professor of Cultural Studies and Theory at the Dept of European and Comarative Literature at the University of Vienna and Director of Research at its Centre for Cultural Studies and Philologies. He has authored numerous books on cultural studies and Austrian literature(s), e.g. "Die Kultur und ihre Narrative", Einfuehrung in die Kulturtheorie" und "Komplex Oesterreich". Prof Mueller-Funk is probably the most prominent cultural theorist of Austria and a very renowned commentator in the national press.

Padhraig Higgins August - December 2012

The Rights of the Poor: Poverty and Everyday Life in Eighteenth-Century Dublin

Padhraig Higgins is an Associate Professor of History at Mercer County College.  He has published articles on the Volunteers, national identity, and the politics of gender in eighteenth century Ireland.  His first book, A Nation of Politicians:  Gender, Patriotism and Political Culture in Late Eighteenth-Century Ireland (University of Wisconsin Press, 2010), was awarded the Donald Murphy Prize from the American Conference for Irish Studies.  He is currently an American Council of Learned Societies fellow and is working on the politics of poverty in eighteenth century Dublin.

Rafal Urbaniak October-December 2012

Mathematical existence, abstraction principles and real number theory

Rafal Urbaniak obtained his PhD specializing in logic and philosophy of mathematics at the University of Calgary in Canada. He spent some time at Bristol University as a British Academy Visiting Fellow and as a Visiting Researcher at Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi in India. Now, he is both an assistant professor at Gdansk University in Poland and a postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders at the Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Ghent University, Belgium. Apart from non-classical logics and philosophy of mathematics, he is interested in logical aspects of philosophical arguments, especially in the philosophy of religion.

Robert Savage October-December 2012

Screening ‘the Troubles’ the role of television in presenting conflict in Northern Ireland

Robert Savage serves on the faculty of the Boston College Department of History. He has written widely on contemporary Irish history including the origins and evolution of television in the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland. His most recent book: A Loss of Innocence? Television and Irish Society 1960-1972 was awarded the 2010 James S. Donnelly, Sr. Prize for Best Book in History and Social Sciences by the American Conference for Irish Studies. He served as a director of the Irish Studies program at Boston College from 1995-2010.

Professor Savage returned to the Trinity Long Room Hub in May 2015 for the launch of his new publication  The BBC's 'Irish Troubles'

Polly Ha August 2012

Pre-Revolutionary Puritanism: A Documentary History

Polly Ha returned to the Trinity Long Room Hub in 2013-14. See details here

Martyn Powell July - August 2012

An Early History of Debt in Ireland 

Aberystwyth University

Sean Kennedy June - July 2012 St Mary's University
Honora Chapman June - July 2012

Companion to Josephus

CSU Fresno

Donna Jo Napoli May - July 2012

Reading materials for deaf children

Swarthmore College

Bryan Coleborne May - June 2012

A Critical Edition of the Poems of Matthew Pilkington

University of Waikato

Francis Bremer April - May 2012

Visible Faith: Discerning the Godly in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Millersville University

CS Richards April - May 2012

Space and Place in Irish Drama

Staffordshire University

David Finkelstein February - April 2012

Irish Printers on the Move: The Transnational Circulation of Irish Typographical Union Personnel, 1850-1900

Queen Margaret University

Clare Guest  February -April 2012

Poetics of the Italian Renaissance. An Annotated Handlist of the Collections of Trinity College Library, Dublin

Trinity College Dublin

Maire Ni Mhaonaigh January - April 2012

A critical edition with commentary of the important Middle Irish text, Cogadh Gáedhel re Gallaibh ‘The War of the Irish against the Foreigners


Eugenio Biagini  January - March 2012

Religion and nationhood: the Southern Protestant minorities and the question of identity in Ireland, 1916-1966


Holly Rogers January - February 2012

Sounding the Gallery: Video and the Rise of Art-Music

Liverpool University

John Wilson Foster October - December 2011

Nature in Ireland: A Scientific and Cultural History

Queens University Belfast

Andrew Overman October - November 2011

Roman Galilee in the Context of the Roman East

Macalester College

Paul Shore Ocober - November 2011

Jesuits and Muslims on the Eastern Periphery of Catholic Europe, 1640-1773

Independent Scholar

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