Research Profile

Máirín MacCarron

Biography

Máirín MacCarron is Lecturer in Digital Humanities at University College Cork, having previously held posts in the Departments of History at NUI Galway and the University of Sheffield. She is a graduate of UCC and was NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Postdoctoral Fellow at NUI Galway. Her research interests include Time, Chronology and the writing of History; Women in the Middle Ages; and Digital approaches to studying the past. She is Co-Investigator of the Leverhulme Trust funded project 'Women, Conflict and Peace: Gendered Networks in Early Medieval Narratives' (http://https//www.sheffield.ac.uk/faculty/arts-and-humanities/ahfnews/women-conflict-peace-gendered-networks-in-early-medieval-narratives-1.774851).

Research Interests

Early Medieval History; Digital Humanities; Early Medieval Britain and Ireland; Gender and Women; Network Science; Computus and Chronology

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
Women, Conflict and Peace: Gendered Networks in Early Medieval NarrativesLeverhulme Trust01-SEP-1831-AUG-20€196,000.00
Bede and the measurement of TimeNational University of Ireland (NUI)12-NOV-1211-MAY-15€130,750.00

Publications

Books

 YearPublication
(2019)Bede and Time: Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World.
Máirín MacCarron (2019) Bede and Time: Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World. London and New York: Routledge.   [Details]

Edited Books

 YearPublication
(2019)History, Hagiography and Biblical Exegesis: Essays on Bede, Adomnán and Thomas Becket by Jennifer O'Reilly
Máirín MacCarron; Diarmuid Scully (Ed.). (2019) History, Hagiography and Biblical Exegesis: Essays on Bede, Adomnán and Thomas Becket by Jennifer O'Reilly London and New York: Routledge.   [Details]
(2017)Maths Meets Myths: Quantitative Approaches to Ancient Narratives
Máirín MacCarron; Ralph Kenna; Pádraig MacCarron (Ed.). (2017) Maths Meets Myths: Quantitative Approaches to Ancient Narratives Cham: Springer International Publishing. [DOI] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2018)'Network analysis of the Viking Age in Ireland as portrayed in Cogadh Gaedhel re Gallaibh'
Máirín MacCarron; Ralph Kenna; Pádraig MacCarron; Joseph Yose (2018) 'Network analysis of the Viking Age in Ireland as portrayed in Cogadh Gaedhel re Gallaibh'. Royal Society Open Science, 5 (1) [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Royal Marriage and Conversion in Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum'
Máirín MacCarron (2017) 'Royal Marriage and Conversion in Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum'. Journal of Theological Studies, 68 (2):650-670   [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Bede, Irish Computistica and Annus Mundi'
Máirín MacCarron (2015) 'Bede, Irish Computistica and Annus Mundi'. Early Medieval Europe, 23 (3):290-307 [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2017)'Medieval Historial, Hagiographical and Biographical Networks'
Máirín MacCarron; Pádraig MacCarron; Robert Gramsch; Joseph Yose (2017) 'Medieval Historial, Hagiographical and Biographical Networks' In: Máirín MacCarron; Ralph Kenna; Pádraig MacCarron (eds). Maths Meets Myths: Quantitative Approaches to Ancient Narratives. Cham: Springer International Publishing. [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'The Nagle Family and Penal Ireland: Supporters of a Catholic Faith Under Siege'
Máirín MacCarron (2017) 'The Nagle Family and Penal Ireland: Supporters of a Catholic Faith Under Siege' In: Bernadette Flanagan, Mary T. O'Brien, Anne M. O'Leary (eds). Nano Nagle and an Evolving Charism: A Guide for Educators, Leaders and Care Providers. Dublin: Veritas. [Details]
(2014)'Christology and the Future in Bede's Annus Domini'
Máirín MacCarron (2014) 'Christology and the Future in Bede's Annus Domini' In: Peter Darby; Faith Wallis (eds). Bede and the Future. Farnham: Ashgate. [Details]
(2012)'Bede, Annus Domini and the Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum'
Máirín MacCarron (2012) 'Bede, Annus Domini and the Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum' In: Janet Rutherford, David Woods (eds). The Mystery of Christ in the Fathers of the Church. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2011)'The Adornment of Virgins: Aethelthryth and her Necklaces'
Máirín MacCarron (2011) 'The Adornment of Virgins: Aethelthryth and her Necklaces' In: Elizabeth Mullins, Diarmuid Scully (eds). Listen, O Isles, Unto Me: Studies in Medieval Word and Image in Honour of Jennifer O'Reilly. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2018Moore Institute Visiting Fellow Moore Institute, NUI Galway
2012NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Postdoctoral Fellow National University of Ireland

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
The Patristic Symposium, Maynooth Honorary Secretary/
International Association of Patristic Studies Irish Corresondent01-JAN-13 / 31-DEC-17

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Peritia Editor-

Research Information

External Collaborators

 NameOrganisation / InstituteCountry
Julia Hillner CE University of SheffieldUNITED KINGDOM
Ralph Kenna Coventry UniversityUNITED KINGDOM
Silvio Dahmen Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do SulBRAZIL

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