ASNC for the win! Congratulations to Silva Nurmio and Sarah Waidler

The Department is delighted to announce that current ASNC PhD candidates, Silva Nurmio and Sarah Waidler, have both secured O’Donovan scholarships at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies School of Celtic Studies starting in October 2015 and January 2016 respectively. Only two of these three year post-doc research positions were available and we are extremely […]

ASNC in the news: The Black Book of Carmarthen

Prof Paul Russell and PhD student Myriah Williams presented a lecture at the National Library of Wales on April 1st entitled ‘The Black Book of Carmarthen: Minding the Gaps’ to a sold out audience.  The lecture sought to address some under-studied aspects of one of Wales’s most treasured manuscripts, Peniarth 1, informally known as the […]

Dr Judy Quinn on Sagas and Space

While on sabbatical leave at the University of Zürich in Lent term, Judy Quinn completed filming of a segment of a new MOOC (massive open online course) on Sagas and Space: https://www.coursera.org/course/sagaspace The presentation, on space in eddic poetry, forms part of the course material for the second week of the MOOC, which has been […]