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The Irish Itinerary, an initiative EFACIS, is an Irish cultural tour of Europe.

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This collection of critical essays finds itself at the intersection of cultural, literary and film studies, and explores the various ways in which dysfunction is expressed in Irish studies. Dysfunction can be regarded as part and parcel of a portrayal of a landscape of trauma and crisis that may have been traditionally repressed in Ireland at large. However, dysfunction also envisages mediation, managing, transcending and healing. As such, this volume examines how Ireland tackles dysfunction at large, but more importantly, how mediation, managing, healing and transcending help in the understanding of the ever-changing and on-going process of the construction of an Irish identity today; sometimes looking back at the past, but always creating the need of inventing new ways to understand the future of Ireland. The collection presents essays which tackle dysfunction from different and multifarious perspectives that range from sociological, historical and literary discourses to more contemporary insights into dysfunction in today’s Ireland. It encompasses theory and analysis and includes the works of both senior academics and emerging scholars, as well as those outside academia.

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To become a member of EFACIS you have to fill in the membership form. The fee for a one-year subscription depends on whether you are associated with an association or centre for Irish studies. 

Being a member of EFACIS has several perks: you can present a paper at EFACIS conferences and seminars, add and alter information about your research, your centre and your publications on the EFACIS website, you gain access to the EFACIS listserv, you receive a free copy of the latest issue of Irish Studies in Europe, our series of publications in Irish Studies.

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Participating Associations

  • John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies
  • The Irish department of Foreign Affairs
  • The French Association for Irish Studies (SOFEIR)
  • Leuven Centre for Irish Studies (LCIS)
  • Nordic Irish Studies Network (NISN)
  • Budapest Centre for Irish Studies
  • Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University Prague
  • University of Debrecen Irish Studies Research Centre
  • The Amergin University Institute of Research in Irish Studies
  • Centre for Irish Studies at St Mary's University College, London
  • University of Pecs Irish Studies Research Centre
  • Florence Irish Studies Centre
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