Successful Launch Symposium

The ICHS were pleased to see such a large audience at their re-launch symposium on 29 March in the NLI. Here are some photos of the event. Thanks go to the panel of speakers –  Lawrence Goldman, David Hayton and Marian Lyons – for a fascinating discussion of the problems and possibilities facing the modern historical profession.

ICHS Relaunch Symposium 29 March 2017

We would like to invite you to a symposium to celebrate our relaunch!

Professor Lawrence Goldman

(Director, Institute of Historical Research, London) will be speaking on

‘Past, Present and Future: Reflections on Modern Historiography’

Professor Marian Lyons (Maynooth) will provide a response

and the event will be chaired by Professor David Hayton (emeritus, QUB)

Wednesday, 29 March 2017


National Library of Ireland, Dublin

FREE                          Everyone Welcome                        Wine reception to follow

The ICHS was founded in 1938 to be the national committee for history in Ireland.

We represent historians in schools, archives, societies, colleges and universities.

Call for Proposals, ICHS-CISH World History Congress, Poznan 2020

The ICHS is a member of the Comite International des Sciences Historiques-International Committee of Historical Sciences (CISH-ICHS). CISH-ICHS exists to organize a world history conference every 5 years. The XXIII Congress will be held in Poznan, Poland in late August 2020. CISH-ICHS is now starting the process of inviting proposals for themes in order to structure the Congress programme. Only CISH-ICHS members can submit proposals.

The Irish Committee would like to invite any historian or group of historians working on the island of Ireland to submit proposals for the Poznan 2020 Congress.

The deadline for submission of proposals to CISH-ICHS is 31 January 2017.

For more information about the application process, including the proposal form, click on the links below.

Formal CISH-ICHS call

Proposal form

Irish Committee Invitation for Proposals