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CFP: Irish Urban Spaces in Nineteenth-Century (26-27 June 14)

CFP: Irish Urban Spaces in Nineteenth-Century
Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland 
26-27 June 2014 
Queen’s University Belfast 
Plenary Speakers:
Professor Roey Sweet, University of Leicester 
Professor David Dickson, Trinity College Dublin 
A two-day international conference exploring the nature and development of Urban 
Spaces in and relating to nineteenth-century Ireland. 

Proposals are welcomed from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including (but not 
limited to) history, architecture, geography, environmental studies and literary 
studies. It is envisaged that panels will explore the theme of Irish urban spaces in 
relation to politics, cultural nationalism, poetry, demography, migration, gender, 
childhood, landscape, cartography, settlement, education, work, religion, empire, 
travel writing and music. The conference organisers welcome proposals for panels 
and individual papers. Proposals for roundtable discussions and poster sessions are 
equally welcome. 

The deadline for submissions is 14 March 2014. Proposals, including an abstract of 
the paper and a brief curriculum vitae should be sent to 
It is anticipated that a volume of selected papers from the conference will be 
Conference organisers: Georgina Laragy, Olwen Purdue, Jonathan Wright