To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences

Prepare your visit


Queen's University

University Road, Belfast

Conference desk

The conference desk will be located in the Whitla Hall

The desk will be open on Tuesday March 29th, from 16.00 – 18.00.

And on conference days: Wednesday – Friday from 08.00 till 17.00 and on Saturday from 8.30 -14.30

Two hour sessions between 8.30 – 18.30. Coffee/tea breaks at 10.30 and 16.00 in the foyer of the Peter Froggat Centre, the Cloisters, and the foyer of the Whitla Hall.


All rooms will be equipped with a computer and beamer, so please bring your presentation on a usb stick. If you are using Apple Mac, please make sure you save your presentation compatible with a windows pc. (NB there are no connector cables for Mac available) 

Travel insurance

Please note that you must obtain adequate travel insurance coverage for your stay and it is recommended in particular that you take out adequate insurance for baggage and medical insurance. Travel insurance is the responsibility of each individual participant.


Northern Ireland uses the £ sterling, the currency also in circulation in England, Scotland and Wales. The Euro is the currency used in the Republic of Ireland. It is not connected to the £ sterling.

NB: The 4 main banks in Northern Ireland issue their own £ sterling banknotes in addition to Bank of England notes, so be prepared for a variety of designs!

Currency exchange service is available from the Ulster Bank, located beside the Student Guidance Centre, University Road. ATMs are numerous and most credit cards (especially Visa and Mastercard) are accepted.