Podcast: Episode 2

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 Mellon Migration Centre · Episode 2: School House UAFP Migration

Our first podcast episode!

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 Mellon Migration Centre · UAFP Migration 28th Feb 2022

Symposium cancelled

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UPDATE: Due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, a decision was made to cancel the 2020 UAHS conference due to take place from 17-20 June 2020.  All speakers have been notified and once decisions can be made on the future of the Symposium, we will be in touch with everyone.  Thank you for your […]

TV crew film for Lough Foyle series

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Before Christmas, we welcomed Joe Mahon to the Mellon Centre for Migration Studies as his team filmed for a forthcoming series on Lough Foyle and its hinterland and the influence of the Ulster-Scots. Catherine, our Director, talked about emigrant letters in the Irish Emigration Database (available at www.DIPPAM.ac.uk) and migration along the Foyle Valley. We […]

Queen’s University Interns

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We were pleased to welcome Angela, Aibhlinn and Rory to the Centre after the Christmas break as they begin their internship programme at the Mellon Centre for Migration Studies. They are post-graduate students on the Public History and History programme at Queen’s University and will be with us until Easter. They presented their first piece […]

Calming Conflict: Northern Ireland, Metaphor, and Migration

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In addition to the Annual Irish Migration Lecture today, we are delighted to welcome Dr Brian Lambkin, first Director of the Mellon Centre for Migration Studies who will talk about his new book “Calming Conflict: Nothern Ireland, Methaphor, and Migration”. This book will be officially launched at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland on […]

Annual Irish Migration Lecture 2020

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The Nineteenth Annual Irish Migration Lecture takes place today at the Centre when we welcome Dr Angela Byrne, Research Associate at Ulster University. The title of her talk “Life-writings of early nineteenth-century Ulster migrants” is the fascinating story of how she discovered the author of a diary from 1830 in the Library and Archives, Canada. […]

Ulster American Heritage Symposium 2020

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We are delighted that proposals and abstracts for our Symposium in June are now beginning to come in steadily.  We will be compiling the programme but it already looks a really varied and interesting programme.  We have attracted some keynote speakers, are working with our friends in the Conference Hotel and are working on the […]