Space and Settlement


Trim Castle, Co. Meath

Space and Settlement in the Middle Ages is an international, interdisciplinary conference that explores all aspects of human settlement and the use of space throughout the Middle Ages. The annual conference focuses primarily on new and emerging research into space and settlement in medieval Ireland, however also explores space and settlement in medieval Europe. The conference aims to bring together researchers, professionals, and practitioners from the academic, commercial, cultural heritage, and industrial sectors to promote discussion of current and evolving developments in the study of space and settlement during the medieval period.

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Registration details and further information for Space and Settlement in the Middle Ages 2018, to be held March 23rd and 24th in the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute, Trinity College Dublin, can be found at:


Space and Settlement in Medieval Ireland, Terry Barry & Vicky McAlister (eds), is now available. This volume is a selection of some of the most inspirational papers given at the first three Space and Settlement conferences. Each contribution represents the ‘new frontier’ of research in this growing field of academic endeavour, which broadly embraces the disciplines of history, geography, and archaeology.