Monday, September 19, 2016

CFP: “Material Culture and Consumption in Ireland”

The Economic and Social History Society of Ireland will hold its next conference at Maynooth University on November 25-26, 2016. The theme will be "Material Culture and Consumption in Ireland." According to the call for papers,
. . . proposals are sought for papers that address any aspect of the study of material culture and the consumption of goods from an Irish perspective. Potential papers might address the retail, ownership, use and display of goods of any type. Equally, they might address archaeology and material history, construct object biographies or reflect on interior design and art, the material culture of politics or the retail and consumption of the book.
Abstracts of papers and proposals for panels should be sent to Jonathan Wright ( and Alison FitzGerald ( by September 30,  2016. Abstracts should be between 250 and 300 words, and panel proposals should include a title, contact details for all speakers, and abstracts for all papers to be included in the session.
    Please consult the full call for papers for additional information.