Papers are invited for a conference to commemorate the centenary of the 1922 Irish Free State Constitution (maximum 500 words) to be submitted by Friday 23rd September 2022. The conference takes place on Monday the 5th of December in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.
Jointly convened by the School of Law at the University of Limerick, Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute and the Courts Service and sponsored by the Shelbourne Hotel, the conference will mark 100 years since the promulgation of Ireland’s first Constitution. The aim is to bring together lawyers, historians, judges and scholars of all levels to discuss aspects of this important document at what was a turning point in Irish legal history.
Themes include: (but are not limited to):
• The 1922 Constitution and the newly independent State on the global stage
• The 1922 Constitution and the wider social context
• Reflections on the legacy of the 1922 Constitution
• Reflections on individual aspects of the 1922 Constitution
• Re-imagining provisions or aspects of the 1922 Constitution
It is anticipated that the event will be an in-person event but that proceedings will be recorded. Abstracts should be sent on or before 23rd September to Donal.Coffey@mu.ie Organisers: Dr Laura Cahillane and Dr Donal Coffey