Organisation of Lectures of Invited Guest Speakers:
1) 12 March 2013: Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental; in collaboration with UCC Department of German and with support from the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland.
2) 7 November 2013: Professor Pan Guang (Shanghai): 'The Jews in China during the Holocaust'; with support from UCC School of Asian Studies, the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland and Cork City Council.
Participation and Representation of UCC in CLIOH Erasmus European Network of Historians:
Two Erasmus projects: CLIOHnet2 and CLIOH-World: since 2007; financed by the European Commission, with the task of working out Guidelines for the Teaching of History at universities throughout Europe (including Turkey) as part of the 'Bologna Process'.
1) Conferences in Vilnius (Lithuania),Salzburg (Austria), Bochum (Germany), Trabzon (Turkey), Oulu (Finland), Pisa (Italy), Lisbon (Portugal) and Adana (Turkey).
2) Collaborative European History Network project on 'Teaching Regional and Transnational History', developing curricula and teaching material (such as hard-copy and online readers) for BA and MA modules (inc. e-modules) in Regional and Transnational European History.
Project partners under the leadership of Steven Ellis (NUI, Galway) and Iakovos Michailidis (University of Thessaloniki): Autonomous University of Madrid, University of Malta, NUI Galway, University of Groningen (NL), University of Padua (I), UCC, Matej Bel University, Banska Bystrica (SK), University of Suceava (RO), “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iasi (RO), University of Tartu (Estonia), University of Thessaloniki (GR), University of Western Macedonia (GR), University of Vilnius (LT), Ruhr University, Bochum (D), University of Toulouse Le Mirail (F).
Organisation of School Open Days.
School Liaison activities:
1) Liaison and Correspondence with career advisers and history teachers at secondary schools;
2) Development and production of material promoting the study of History;
3) Talks to invited secondary school classes, such as the talk given on 27 November 2014, to 200 secondary school students from counties Cork and Kerry, on the topic of post-war divided Germany and Berlin and the Fall of the Berlin Wall.