Recent Submissions

  • Beneath the Wine-Dark Sea: Marine Imagery and Artefacts from the Bronze Age Aegean 

    Saunders, Emma (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    This project began as an attempt to explain why the Minoan islanders developed and nurtured this marine interest, while neighbouring island cultures did not. In order to understand the enduring popularity of the sea in ...
  • An Examination of Compositional Writing Instruction in Irish Primary Schools 

    Willoughby, Karen (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    Recent government reports highlight potential delays in the implementation of the revisions to writing instruction outlined in the 1999 English Curriculum for primary schools. Although delays appear to exist, the nature ...
  • Constructs of War: Evaluation and Representation of the First World War in the Republican Press in Weimar Germany 1918-1920 

    Ther, Vanessa (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    The fall of Weimar democracy in 1933 has evoked massive interest among historians and the general public and numerous attempts have been made to explain Hitler's rise to power. In this context, many historians have explained ...
  • The Spanish Flu in Leinster 

    Milne, Ida (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    The 'Spanish' Influenza pandemic killed 40 to 100 million people during 1918 and 1919, and probably infected about one fifth of the world's population. It disrupted society and economies, debilitated all the armed forces ...
  • The Campus Martius, Rome 

    Hargis, Siobhan (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    The Campus Martius was an area in Rome located on a flood plain in the bend of the River Tiber. A pomerium (a sacred boundary associated with the foundation of Rome) ran to the South of the Campus Martius. This boundary ...
  • A Woman's Way Through Times of Social Change 

    Carpenter, Laura (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    This study attempts to track the images and representations of mature women in a long-running Irish women's magazine: Woman's Way, from its inception in 1963, to 1990. In my research I am interested to find out whether ...
  • Irish Foreign Policy and Sub-Saharan Africa 1956-1976 

    O' Sullivan, Kevin (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    Using a wide variety of sources, from archival and printed works to the interviews with those involved in policy-making, this project uses the example of sub-Saharan African policy to explore the internationalisation of ...
  • Moving Histories: Discourses on Irish Women's Emigration to England Examined, 1922-1948 

    Redmond, Jennifer (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    This thesis looks at the public and private discourses on Irish women's emigration to England in the post-independence, pre-Republic era.
  • The "Joyce Brain Atlas" Project: Mapping the Neuro-Architecture of Modernity 

    O' Connor, Theresa (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    Like "Second Skin", a dynamic model of architecture pioneered by Marcos Lutyens at the Architectural Association in London, Finnegans Wake asks the reader to extend his/her consciousness to become a co-producer of an ...
  • Sacrifice in the Bronze Age Aegean and Near East: A Poststructuralist Approach 

    Recht, Larke (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    This project will provide a theoretical comparative analysis of the archaeological, iconographic and literary evidence concerning sacrifice in the civilisations of the Aegean and Near East in the Bronze Age. It will offer ...
  • Migration and Cultural Identity in Ulster and Southwest Scotland, 1690-1715 

    Middleton, Katherine (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    The 1690s probably saw the largest migration from Scotland to Ulster in any single decade. Fifty thousand is a conservative estimate that is frequently quoted. The movement of such a number of people reshaped both places ...
  • Policing and the Roman Empire 

    Couper, James Grant (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    The Roman Empire, from the beginning of the Principate (28 BC onwards), had no full-time dedicated police force as we understand the concept. However the state had to deal with individuals and groups who were intent on ...
  • The Return of the Broad University Curriculum 

    Heffron, Rachel (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    How should the modern university resolve the conflict of whether to meet the demands of the economy or student preferences? Circumstances of economic prosperity, coupled with individual liberty as well as social justice ...
  • Women's Travel Writing of the 1920s and 1930s 

    Hoag, Ann (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    The decades following World War One saw an explosion of international movement including the migration of colonized subjects towards imperial capitals and artistic expatriates attracted to distant communities. The advent ...
  • Wilderness Experience in the Promotion of Sustainable Reconciliation 

    McMullen, Henry G. (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    This research will examine the role and value of wilderness and nature-based activities for the healing of those traumatised by violence, and in the building of sustainable peace.
  • Images of older people in Irish children's books 

    Dickson, Katie; Piesse, Amanda (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    This study captures an overview of a variety of images of older people in Irish children's books published in the last fifty years. It examines how different models of the older person function in different texts, and how ...
  • 'Ancora Imparo' (Still I am Learning): An Inquiry into Visual Artists' Experience of Creativity in Old Age 

    Mac Eoin, Ailbhe (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    As a student of Irish Modern and Contemporary Art History, my contribution to The Lived Life project explores the topic of later-life artistic creativity amongst older visual artists. In their capacity as self-employed ...
  • Harmonia Macrocosmica: Andreas Cellarius, 1596-1665 (Part II) 

    M.Phil. in Reformation and Enlightnement Studies (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    The publication of Andreas Cellarius's Harmonia Macrocosmica in 1660 represented the completion of an ambitious cartographic project begun over twenty years earlier by the family of Johannes Jansonnius. Jansonnius had ...
  • Harmonia Macrocosmica: Andreas Cellarius, 1596-1665 (Part I) 

    M.Phil. in Reformation and Enlightnement Studies (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    The publication of Andreas Cellarius's Harmonia Macrocosmica in 1660 represented the completion of an ambitious cartographic project begun over twenty years earlier by the family of Johannes Jansonnius. Jansonnius had ...
  • Theodore de Mayerne (Part I) 

    M.Phil. in Reformation and Enlightnement Studies (Trinity College Dublin, 2007-06-13)
    Theodore de Mayerne was one of Europe's foremost physicians in the early seventeenth century. A Hugenot educated at Montpellier, he moved to Paris upon receiving his doctorate, but soon became embroiled in controversy with ...

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