RT : This Thursday (1 December), our Prof Frank Shovlin will give a keynote on "John McGahern's Magazines" as part of th… https://t.co/c5GPpx23VY
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You can now find the recording of our Irish Itinerary event with Mary O'Donnell and Jaki McCarrick on the EFACIS youtube channel! https://t.co/2e7bX9qLip
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RT : 📣Announcing the world premiere of a thrilling new chamber opera as part of and… https://t.co/OrW1mKJboJ
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RT : On Tuesday, Dec. 6th share your research with us by tagging us and using ! We're looking forward to r… https://t.co/aNi9O2Cg41
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RT : Join us next Tuesday, Dec 6, for a fun online reading with Irish Times writer and essayist who will… https://t.co/dPzOXpgW4K
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There is still time to register for the EFACIS Roundtable Discussion this Wednesday at 7pm CET! Full programme and registration info on https://t.co/SCVmKFmbgg https://t.co/k4thhqezYh
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The EFACIS Book Club is convening online on Wednesday 14 December at 7pm CET to discuss Savage Her Reply (2020) by Deirdre Sullivan, who will join us for a Q&A at 8pm. Introduction by Dr Chris Cusack. Send an e-mail to efaciscoord@efacis.eu if you want to join the discussion! https://t.co/xBSmd13xE4
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RT : I'm very much looking forward to heading to Prague in mid-December to read from my work alongside three brilliant a… https://t.co/zyLGNRmgDJ
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RT : Announcing the 2023 meeting of ! Theme: Health and the Global Irish Nation: Perspectives on Environment,… https://t.co/lvsGi8tleq
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RT : Don't forget to get your abstracts in for the conference 'Unions and Partitions in Ireland' hosted by… https://t.co/LMDohRuV29
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EFACIS Activities 2021-2022

Summary of the Regional EFACIS Reports 2021-2022 by EFACIS LEUVEN

Click below to find the individual regional EFACIS reports. 

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2023 EFACIS Conference, Belfast

Our biennial EFACIS International Conference takes place in Belfast from 24 to 27 August 2023. The theme of the conference is 'Unions and Partitions in Ireland'. You can find more information about the conference on the EFACIS website or on the Conference website

Deadline for proposals for individual papers or conference panels/roundtables is 27 February 2023

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EFACIS Roundtable Discussions

All recordings of previous Roundtable Discussions are available on our EFACIS YouTube channel. 

You can find an overview of past and future Roundtable Discussions on our EFACIS Roundtable Discussions page.


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EFACIS Book Club

The EFACIS book club aims to introduce readers to highlights of Irish literature, both past and present. All meetings of the EFACIS book club will take place online, via zoom. Readings and discussions are in English. We usually meet on Wednesdays between 8 pm and 10 pm (CET). During our 2-hour sessions, the work is briefly introduced and contextualized by an expert and then discussed by the participants of the session. Sometimes authors join the book club meetings in the second half.  Have a look at the EFACIS Book Club page for this year's reading list!

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French Irish Studies Itinerary

The French Irish Studies Itinerary, or project ‘Borders’, is a SOFEIR initiative, which aims to highlight the history and politics of the island of Ireland as seen through the prism of the notion of the border. The French Irish Studies Itinerary invites renowned Irish and other European experts (academics, historians, journalists, politicians, writers, artists, etc…) to a variety of French universities.

The project ‘Borders’ is supported by EFACIS, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Emigrant Support Programme, the embassy of Ireland in France an GIS EIRE.

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Anne Enright

The European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS), warmly invites you to participate in this new international translation project. Building on the past successes of Yeats Reborn (2015), Translating Banville (2018), and our involvement in the Aistriu project with N.U.I Galway, the fourth instalment of Literature as Translation will focus on one of the most critically acclaimed contemporary Irish writers, Anne Enright.

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Kaleidoscope 2

The EFACIS Kaleidoscope Series engages with writers and artists from the island of Ireland about topical interests. While Kaleidoscope 1 collected fiction authors’ observations about the act of writing fiction Kaleidoscope 2 asks Irish authors what Europe means to them. Over 40 authors and artists describe their experience of Europe and how the EU has changed Ireland. Publication in instalments from March to June 2021on http://kaleidoscope2.efacis.eu/

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At the heart of Aistriú is a collection of Irish language texts on the theme of migration by eleven of the best known Irish language writers. The texts include poetry, short stories, novels and autobiographies, each one giving a unique perspective on migrants' experiences.

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