Proposals for papers, or for panels of papers, are currently being invited to submit to the Annual Conference of the Economic and Social History Society of Ireland, which will be held at Maynooth University on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th November 2016.

While proposals relating to all aspects of economic and social history will be considered, those relating to the theme of material culture and consumption, broadly defined, will be particularly welcomed.

Abstracts of papers and proposals for panels should be sent to Dr Jonathan Wright ( and Dr Alison FitzGerald ( by Friday 30 September 2016.

Abstracts should be between 250 and 300 words, and panel proposals should include a title, contact details for all speakers and abstracts for all papers to be included in the session.