2011-2011 is the centenary year of the Catholic Historical Society of Ireland. As part of the centenary celebrations the annual conference of the society  will be held in NUI Maynooth on Friday and Saturday, 2-3 November 2012 in the Iontas Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth, Maynooth Co Kildare, beginning with registration on the Friday morning
at 10am. The conference theme is ‘Ireland, empire and Christian civilization’. The keynote speakers are Dr Oliver J. Rafferty SJ and Dr Colin Barr. Professor Daire Keogh, president of St Patrick’s College/DCU will launch the 2012 issue of Archivium Hibernicum on Friday evening at 6.45. The launch of Prof Colm Lennon’s new book on the history of the Irish confraternities will take place at lunchtime on Saturday. For conference programme please click below.