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Registration on morning of the conference.
Registration fee (lunch not included): €20 (€15 unwaged).
Inquiries to Marian Lyons, Conference Secretary, Department of History, Maynooth University (email@example.com)
Location: Dublin City University – St Patrick’s campus, Drumcondra, Dublin 9
Date: Saturday 14 September 2019
10.00-11.15am Panel 1.
The Jesuit Mission in the Irish Cities, 1561-1641
Colm Lennon (Maynooth University)
A Trail of Corpses: Jesuits working the Death-bed in Seventeenth-century Ireland
Clodagh Tait (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick)
11.15 am Tea/coffee
11.30am-12.45pm Panel 2.
Jesuit Latinity in the Irish Colleges and Annual Letters
Jason Harris (University College Cork)
Affirming an English Spirit: Jesuit Advocacy and Navigation of the Salvific Journey in Caroline Ireland
Brian Jackson (IT Carlow)
1.00pm Lunch *
2.00-3.15pm Panel 3.
‘the written word remains as a perpetual witness …’: Letter-writing against all odds – the epistolary legacy of the early Irish Jesuits
Vera Moynes (Archivist & editor of Irish Jesuit Annual Letters, 1604-1674. Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, Sept. 2019)
Conversion in Wentworth’s Ireland: Francis Slingsby, Jesuit novice, and his family
Brian MacCuarta (Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu – Archives of the Central Government for the worldwide Society of Jesus, Rome)
3.30-4.45pm Panel 4.
‘The best teachers in the world’ – The Irish Jesuit mission in the Restoration period
Martin Foerster (Independent Scholar)
Exorcism in the Irish Jesuit Annual Letters
Alma O’Donnell (University College Cork)
4.45pm Conclusion of proceedings