Warmest congratulations to our dear colleague John Dillon on his recent election as a Corresponding Member of the British Academy.
Warmest congratulations to our Histories and Humanities students who were elected Scholars on Trinity Monday, April 27 2021
Ian Creedon (Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology), Ethan Hutchinson (History), Félix Vanden Borre (History and Political Science), Maisie McGregor (Joint Honours History and English)
The School of Histories and Humanities wins Athena SWAN bronze award
Trinity’s Schools of Histories and Humanities, Computer Science and Statistics, and Engineering join seven which already hold awards, bringing the University’s total to 10
People and the sea: How do we break the cycle of abuse?
The 4-OCEANS project aims to disentangle humans’ often exploitative relationship with the sea
Multidisciplinary team to lead €10.4 million project, 4-OCEANS
Congratulations to Poul Holm and Francis Ludlow, who will make up half the four-strong team of principal investigators spearheading a new €10.4 million project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) to assess the importance of marine life to human societies during the last two millennia
Prof Eunan O`Halpin and Dr Georgina Laragy from the School of Histories and Humanities appeared on Classified Britain on BBC Radio 4 to discuss the classified ads that appeared on the front of various Dublin and Irish newspapers on the eve of the First Home Rule Bill in 1886. The conversation, like the ads themselves, ranged widely from private lunacy care, investment in Floridian orange groves, to infant mortality.
Another strong performance from Trinity Classics in the 2019 QS World University Subject Rankings
The Department of Classics was ranked a phenomenal 13th place worldwide in the recent QS subject rankings, a jump of 15 places since 2018 and the highest ranking for any subject in any Irish university. History also made the top 100.
No Ordinary Joes
RTÉ recently ran a feature on our most mature student, 93-year-old Joe McGovern, and fellow lifelong learner Joe Veselsky: watch their inspiring story here
Fulbright-Creative Ireland Programme Fellows
Art history researcher Fernando Sanchez-Migallon Cano is the Fulbright Student Awardee from TCD to Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Royal Irish Academy
The school would like to congratulate Prof Christine of the Department of the History of Art and Architecture on her election to the Royal Irish Academy.
Widows and the 1641 Depositions
The Irish Association of Professional Historians (IAPH) Annual Public Lecture will be given by Prof Jane Ohlmeyer. Weds 17 April at 7 pm, National Library of Ireland
Annual Lecture in U.S. History
Glenn Frankel will deliver the 2019 Annual Lecture in U.S. History at 12 March at 19:00 in the MacNeill Lecture Theatre, Hamilton Building, on the topic Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex and the Making of a Dark Masterpiece in 1960s America.
The Dublin Apocalypse, one of the great medieval treasures of Trinity Library, now available online
Trinity is celebrating the digitisation of the ‘Dublin Apocalypse’, one of great medieval treasures of the Library, with a day-long symposium where experts will reflect on this remarkable manuscript and its arresting vision of the end of days. The event will take place February 1st, 2019.
ERC Consolidator Grant
Ussher Lecturer in Medieval Art in the School of Histories and Humanities Dr Laura Cleaver has won a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant award
Two New Funded PhD Fellowships
The Department of History of Art and Architecture is pleased to announce the creation of two new funded PhD Fellowships - the Rosemarie Mulcahy Doctoral Scholarship for the Study of Spanish Art and the Trinity College Dublin and National Gallery of Ireland collaborative PhD Studentship
Top prize in British architectural history awarded to Trinity scholar
The top prize in British architectural history, the Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion, has been awarded to Christine Casey, Professor in Architectural History, at Trinity College Dublin.
Athena Swan Process Launch
The School launched its Athena SWAN initiative on October 30th with an inspiring talk by Dr Carol Baxter, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Justice and Equality entitled 'Empowering women as leaders: the Athena Swan process and the National Strategy for Women and Girls'
The Book Of Durrow To Go On Loan To The British Library
In advance of it taking its temporary place in the British Library for a landmark international exhibition, Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War, next month, Dr Rachel Moss discusses the significance of the Book of Durrow.
Art and Politics – Building the Irish Free State – The Paris Congress 1922
This seminar will present an overview of Ph.D. research student Billy Shortall`s research on how the Irish Free State harnessed visual art for political purposes in the period 1922-34. The presentation will detail one case study on an important Irish Art exhibition held in association with the Paris World Congress of the Irish Race in January 1922. 20 February, 4pm, Triarc seminar room
National Science Foundation Funding
TCEH is delighted to announce that a Yale University-based project that Dr Francis Ludlow (Dept of History) is a Co-Principal Investigator on has received National Science Foundation funding for the project Volcanism, Hydrology and Social Conflict: Lessons from Hellenistic and Roman-Era Egypt and Mesopotamia. This project examines the link between explosive volcanic eruptions and the annual Nile river summer flooding in antiquity.
Trinity and Columbia University Dual BA Programme in the arts and humanities
The new Dual BA Programme is unique in that students will graduate from the two leading universities with two degrees over the course of four years. The inaugural cohort will pursue a rigorous undergraduate education in the areas of the arts and humanities, spanning the two continents.
New MOOC led by Dr Rachel Moss of the Department of History of Art and Architecture
The Book of Kells: Exploring an Irish Medieval Masterpiece - a free online course starting 8th October 2018
Louis Cullen, Professor Emeritus of History at Trinity College Dublin, has been awarded a gold medal by the Royal Irish Academy
The medals are given to individuals who have made a demonstrable and internationally recognised, outstanding scholarly contribution in their fields.
The Early Irish Manuscripts Project
Digitization has been completed of the 9th century Gospel book known as the Garland of Howth and it is now available online. For the first time in its history, the manuscript can be viewed by people around the world. Follow our blog about the project to learn more.
Trinity Debates 1916 in London
Trinity became the first Irish university to host a major 1916 event outside of Ireland, when it joined with The Institute of Irish Studies, at the University of Liverpool, to host a major debate on 1916 in London on 31 March 2016.