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ISAANZ call for abstracts

ISAANZ call for abstracts

24th Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand conference (ISAANZ24) December 9-12, 2019 Adelaide, South Australia Foregrounding Irish Women : the Antipodes and beyond Call for Abstracts The Antipodes, the opposite, figuratively, geographically, metaphorically. We are interested in accounts of women and men who lived opposite lives often off the main stage, but who played … Continue reading

The Foggy Dew

The Foggy Dew

This is an extract from a paper given by Andrew Scott to the 23rd Irish Australasian conference in Adelaide in December 2016.  The use of folk songs to help teach Irish history has not been sufficiently developed in Australia. The evocative power of historical Irish ballads can spark people’s interest in that history and can … Continue reading