Benjamin Hazard

Benjamin James Hazard
Category: Postdoctoral researcher
Address
: University College Dublin

RESEARCH PROJECTS


  • Annales de Dominican Roscoman, Corpus of Electronic Texts. School of History, University College Cork. June-August 2012. Principal investigator: Dr Benjamin Hazard.
  • Affinity, Violence and Representation: The Impact of the Spanish Monarchy Exterior, the Ministry of Science and Innovation, Madrid, and the University Pablo de Olavide, Seville; coordinated by the project Hispanophilia, policy projection of the Spanish Monarchy (II): prestige policies, migration. Principal Investigators: Professor Enrique García Hernán and Dr Igor Pérez Tostado.
  • Digitising the UCD-OFM Wadding Papers. Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute for the Study of Irish History and Civilization, University College Dublin. January 2008 – December 2010. Principal Investigators: Dr John McCafferty Dr Edel Bhreathnach.
  • Projection and Social Policy Irish Community in the Spanish Monarchy and the Colonial America of the Modern Age (XVI-XVIII Centuries). National Research Council (CSIC). 2009 – 2012. Principal investigator: Professor Enrique García Hernán.
  • Corpus of Electronic Texts (C.E.L.T.). School of Arts and Celtic Studies, University College Cork. October 2001 – September 2007. Principal investigator: Professor Donnchadh O Corráin.
  • Digital Dinneen Dictionary, University College, Cork. Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences. October 2004 – September 2005. Principal investigator: Professor Donnchadh O Corráin.
  • Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language (e-Language). University of Ulster. September 2003 – October 2004. Principal investigator: Professor Donnchadh O Corráin.

PUBLICATIONS


Books

  • Faith & Patronage: the Political Career of Flaithrí Ó Maolchonaire, c.1560-1629. Royal Irish Academy, New Directions in Irish History Series, 2010

Chapters in books

    • ‘The noble company’s itinerary from Namur to Milan in its seventeenth-century logistical context, en Fergus Farrell et al. (eds.), Tim Keenan: an Irish Scholar in Rome (Dublin, 2011), pp. 75-103.
    • “The amplitude of the New World ': Irish Franciscan views of the Americas, 1610-83′, in Ireland and the Iberian Atlantic: mobility, participation and cultural exchange, 1580-1823 (Valencia, 2010), pp. 193-210
    • ‘Bishop David Rothe of Ossory, and Rev. Fr. Thomas Rothe, Protonotary Apostolic and Vicar-General of Ossory, Kilkenny, c.1642’, in Portraits and people: art in seventeenth-century Ireland (Cork, 2010), pp 140-3
    • ‘New Troy’: the Irish at Oostende in the first half of the seventeenth century in The Book of the O Conor Don. Essays on an Irish Manuscript (Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2010), pp. 166–90.
    • ‘More by miracles than human strength alone’: Florence Conry and calls for renewed military intervention in Ireland, 1603-1609’ in The Flight of the Earls: Flight of the Earls (Derry: Guildhall Press, 2010) pp. 30–37.
    • ‘Innovation and tradition: Florence Conry’s contribution to the Irish literary community, 1593-1658'Into The Oxford History of the Irish Book, volume 4. Oxford: Oxford University Press (in press).
  • ‘The foundation letter of St Anthony’s College, Louvain ' in Writing Irish history: the Four Masters and their world. Dublin: Well, 2007, pp. 114–15.
  • ‘‘A new company of crusaders like that of St. John Capistran’ – interaction between Irish military units and Franciscan chaplains: 1579-1654’ in The Irish nation in the Army and the Spanish Society, 1580-1818 . Madrid: Ministry of Defence, 2007, pp. 181-97.
  • ‘Gaelic political scripture in the sixteenth century: Mulroy O Connor Scribes and the Book of Art Mac Murchadha bottle-Cavanagh,’ in The Proceedings of the Twenty-third Annual Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 2003. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2008, pp. 149-64.


Articles

  • ‘Correspondence from Jean-Baptiste Devenet and Claude Prost, book merchants of Lyon, to Fr Luke Wadding OFM, 1647-1654′, en Archivum Franciscanum Historicum, 104 (2011), pp. 519-545.
  • ‘A manuscript copy of the Declaration of Arbroath from the Roman archives of Fr Luke Wadding, O.F.M. (1588-1657)’. Scottish Historical Review, Flight. XC (2011), pp. 296-315.
  • ‘The conservation, cataloguing and digitization of Fr Luke Wadding’s papers at University College Dublin’. Franciscan Studies, 69 (2011), pp. 477-489.
  • 'Flaithrí From overruns Trail and return on the demands of a new military intervention in Ireland, 1602-1607’. Irish studies, 36 (2011), pp. 91-104.
  • 'Franciscan Saint Isidore's College, Rome: from centre of influence to site of memory’, in Enrique García Hernán and Oscar Recio Morales (co-ord.), Network and power spaces Irish community in Spain and Spanish America, 1600-1825. Power Strategies: Spain and Ireland, 1600-1825 (Valencia), in press.
  • '' Very instrumente necessary in a compani ': Irish medical personnel and Spanish military medicine, 1586-1672′, one Ossory, Leinster, Laois: Archivium Ossoriense, 5 (2012), in press.
  • ‘Some unpublished correspondence of Luke Wadding OFM to Giovanni Pietro Puricelli, archpriest of San Lorenzo Maggiore, Milan, and Peter Gallarà’, Lore en Armagh, 25 (2012) in press.
  • Conry, Florence (From overruns Trail, Flaithrí; From Maolchonaire; Conrius, Florentius), in James McGuire and James Quinn (eds.), Dictionary of Irish Biography, 9 vols. (flight. 3, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in press); CFR. http://dib.cambridge.org
  • A fragmentary English-language preface to Geoffrey Keating’s Foras Feasa ar Eirinn, translated by Peter Walsh OFM, c.1680’, Analecta Hibernica, 43 (in press).
  • An Ark in the Deluge’: Multyfarnham Abbey and the Nugents of Delvin, 1607-41, in Kingdom of Meath: Journal of the Meath Archaeological and Historical Society, 22 (2011), pp. 113-23.
  • ‘At O’Neill’s right hand: Flaithrí Ó Maoil Chonaire and the Red Hand of Ulster’ History Ireland 18/1 (Jan.-Feb. 2010), pp. 18-21.
  • ‘Luke Wadding’s petition to the papacy on behalf of Dutch and Flemish migrants in Waterford, c.1642-51’. Analecta Hibernica, 41 (2009), pp. 1-12.
  • ‘The Manifesto of Field Marshal Hugh O’Donnell, in justification of his departure from the kingdom without leave from Charles II, king of Spain, c. 1690’. The Irish Sword, 104 (2008), pp. 129-137.
  • ‘‘Writings from Rome and doubloons from Spain’: the O’Neills and St. Anthony’s College, Leuven, 1606-50’. O'Neill district: Journal of the O’Neill Country Historical Society, 16 (2007), pp. 84-95.


Bookshelf made

    • (2011): Angelo Bottone, The philosophical habit of mind: rhetoric and person in John Henry Newman’s Dublin writings (Zeta Series in Christian Theology, 2009), in: Studies: an Irish quarterly review, 100 (2011), pp. 248-249.
  • (2011): James Lyttleton & Colin Rynne (eds.) Plantation Ireland: settlement and material culture, c.1550-1700 (Dublin & Portland OR: Four Courts Press), in: Study of Irish Historical Settlement Newsletter, 15 (2010-11), p. 23.
  • (2011): Thomas O’Connor and Marian Lyons (eds.), The Ulster earls and Baroque Europe: refashioning Irish identities. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2009. H-Net Reviews (January 2011)
  • (2010) 'Patricia O Connell: historian Ibero-Irish schools'. Sacred Spain, 62/125 (2010), pp. 331-2.
  • (2009): Enrique García Hernán, Ireland and Spain in the reign of Philip II. Dublin, 2009. Studies: an Irish quarterly review, 98/392 (2009), pp. 486-9.
  • (2006): A. Ford and J. McCafferty (eds.), The origins of sectarianism in early-modern Ireland . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. H-Catholic, H-Net Reviews (June 2007).


MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES AS GUEST


Speaker

  • ‘The Flight of the Earls in the context of military corridors from Milan to Flanders, 1567-1648’, The Micheline Kerney Walsh Lecture, Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Memorial Library and Archive, Armagh, October 2011.
  • ‘St Isidore’s College, Rome: site of memory and centre of influence’, Network and power spaces Irish community in Spain and Spanish America, 1600-1825. Power Strategies: Spain and Ireland, 1600-1825, National Research Council, Madrid & City of Valladolid, October 2011.
  • ‘Irish medical practitioners in Spanish dominions from the early sixteenth until the late seventeenth centuries’, Annual St Luke’s Symposium, at the Heritage Centre, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin, November 2011.
  • ‘Fr Luke Wadding OFM and his Cistercian contacts in Italy and Ireland, c.1618-c.1657′, From Citeaux to Roscrea: The 50th Consecutive Conference at Mount St Joseph Abbey, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, April 2012.
  • The real birthplace of Flaithrí From overruns Trail: a case-study of Gaelic society and settlement in the late sixteenth century, XIV International Congress of Celtic Studies. NUI Maynooth, AUGUST 2011.
  • The Flight of the Earls in the context of military corridors from Milan to Flanders, The Micheline Kerney Walsh Lecture. Cardinal Ó Fiaich Library and Archive, Armagh, OCTOBER 2011.
  • The noble company’s Lenten journey from Namur to Milan in 1608. Tim Keenan Seminar, Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin City University, NOVEMBER 2010
  • On the threshold of change: Dromma journal Brier Snechta O Connor and the scribal SCHOOL. Borderlines: Texts and Cultural Identities, University College, Cork, APRIL 2003.
  • The learned Uí Mhaoil Chonaire and their manuscript legacy, 1517-1575. The Seventeenth Irish Conference of Medievalists, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, St. Kieran’s College, Kilkenny, JUNE 2003.
  • Gaelic political scripture in the sixteenth century: Mulroy O Connor Scribes and the Book of Art Mac Murchadha bottle-Cavanagh. The Twenty-third Annual Harvard Celtic Colloquium, Harvard University, MA, OCTOBER 2003.
  • Scribal apprenticeship in sixteenth-century Connacht: notes on the Book of Giolla Riabach Ó Cléirigh. The Book as Artefact: An Interdisciplinary Conference at Marsh’s Library and the School of Histories and Humanities, Trinity College, Dublin, FEBRUARY 2004.
  • Gaelic-Irish historiography in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Irish Historical Society Seminar, at Trinity College, Dublin, MAY 2004.
  • Statesman and Scholar: From Maolchonaire's Flaithrí a role in Irish Diplomacy. The Annual Renaissance Society of America Conference, University of Cambridge, APRIL 2005.
  • An Irish powerbroker in early seventeenth-century Spain: the work of Florence Conry, 1602-07. NUI Maynooth, Department of Modern History Research Seminar, MAY 2005.
  • On the Spanish Road to Flanders: Florence Conry’s political career at the court of Philip III. From Ireland to Louvain: On the occasion of the 400th Anniversary of the Foundation of the College of St. Anthony of Padua, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, APRIL 2007.
  • Flaithrí From Maolchonaire, Francisco Suárez and the Irish wisdom-text tradition. The Louvain Institute for Ireland Summer School 2007, MAY 2007.
  • Florence Conry and the Irish college movement, 1592-1629. The Michael Clarke Institute Research Seminar, University College Dublin, OCTOBER 2007.
  • They bring great profit and wellbeing’: Luke Wadding’s efforts on behalf of Dutch-speaking Catholics in Waterford. The Louvain Institute for Ireland Summer School, MAY 2008.
  • A new company of crusaders like that of St. John of Capistran’: Irish Franciscans in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The Early-Modern British and Irish History Seminar Series, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, NOVEMBER 2008.
  • This New Troy’: the Irish military presence at Oostende in the first half of the seventeenth century. Irish Script on Screen: The Book of O’Conor Don, 1631, Dublín Institute for Advanced Studies, MAY 2009.
  • New insights from the primary sources, 1592-1627. The Faith & Patronage Symposium, Michael Clarke Institute, University College Dublin, DECEMBER 2009.
  • The use of historical memory and of the vernacular by Irish Franciscans in Scotland, about 1618-47. The Insular Christianity Symposium, UCD-Humanities Institute of Ireland, MARCH 2010.
  • Protectors and benefactors: change and continuity in the provision of patronage, 1603-41. The Third Annual Donatus Mooney Seminar, School of History and Archives, University College Dublin, APRIL 2010.
  • Irish martyrs of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. International Seminar: 'Martyrdom Catolico and Hispanofilia: Border religious and political sensitivity on the external projection of the Spanish Monarchy ', UPO, Seville, JUNE 2010.

Caller

  • History & Heritage: The Rebellion of Sir Cahir O’Doherty, 1608 – Postscript to Flight, Prelude to Plantation. Commemorative Symposium, University of Ulster, AUGUST 2008.
  • Faith and patronage: a symposium to mark the fourth centenary of the appointment of Flaithrí Ó Maoil Chonaire as Archbishop of Tuam. Michael Clarke Institute, University College Dublin, DECEMBER 2009.
  • Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Irish History. I.H.S.A. Annual Conference, Trinity College, Dublin, FEBRUARY 2010.
  • Medieval-Early Modern?: A Workshop exploring the Medieval/Early-Modern Divide. James Lydon Research Seminar in Irish and British Medieval History, School of Histories and Humanities, Trinity College, Dublin, SEPTEMBER 2010.
  • Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference, University College Dublin, SEPTEMBER 2012.

Guest

  • From original to digital: Sir James Ware’s medieval Dominican annals. Cork City Library, National Heritage Week, AUGUST 2012.
  • The Medieval Annals of the Priory of St Mary, Roscommon. Roscommon County Library, National Heritage Week, AUGUST 2012.
  • Combat Medics and Military Medicine: Irish Experience during the Tudor and Stuart Period. Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference, University College Dublin, SEPTEMBER 2012.
  • General Luis de Lacy’. The Irish presence in Spain of the Cortes of Cadiz 1812 / The Irish presence at the Cortes de Cádiz 1812, National Research Council, Madrid, OCTOBER 2012.
  • ‘Luke Wadding and the Breviary of Urban VIII: a case study of the Book Trade between Rome, the Low Countries and the Spanish Empire’, ‘Ireland, Empire and Christian Civilization’. Catholic Historical Society of Ireland Centenary Conference, NOVEMBER 2012

Other observations – participation in master

  • Early Modern History, MA Seminars. School of History & Archives, University College Dublin, Ireland (Irish History and Civilisation).
  • Early Modern History, MA Seminars. School of History & Archives, University College Dublin, Ireland (Writing Irish History).
  • Early Modern History, MA Seminars. School of History & Archives, University College Dublin, Ireland. April 2009.
  • Writing Irish History, MA Seminars. School of History & Archives, University College Dublin, Ireland. November 2008.
  • Annual Arts Summer. University College, Cork, Ireland. June – July 2002.
  • Final Year Undergraduate Tutorials. Department of History, University College, Cork, Ireland in February – April 2002.

Exhibitions

  • The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Celebrating Louvain 400: Exiles and emigrants, Ireland & Europe, 2007
  • Portraits and People: Art in Seventeenth-Century Ireland, an exhibition held at the Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, 1 Emmet Place, Cork, OCTOBER 2010 - January 2011.
  • Writing Irish History: the Four Masters and their World. collaborative exhibition between T.C.D., the Royal Irish Academy, U.C.D. and the Franciscan Order, Trinity College Long Room, Dublin, OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2007.
  • Franciscan Faith: Sacred Art in Ireland, 1600-1750 en National Museum of Ireland, Dublin, JANUARY-DECEMBER 2008.
  • Luke Wadding OFM, 1588-1657: the priests are on the ocean green, at Waterford Museum of Treasures, Granary, Waterford, NOVEMBER 2007-MAY 2008.

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS


    • 2012 (June). Beca de The Heritage Council, Dublin
    • 2012 (July). Premio de English Catholic Historical Association (ECHA) Research Grant
    • 2007 – 2010. Leuven 400 Fellowship, Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute for the Study of Irish History and Civilisation, University College, Dublin .
    • 2009 (August). Premio de Irish Chiefs in History. School of Histories and Humanities, Trinity College, Dublin.
    • 2009 (March). New Directions in Irish History Publication Fund. Royal Irish Academy Committee for Historical Sciences.
    • 2005 (April). Beca by Culture Ireland. Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism, Dublin.
    • 2005 (March). Scholarship Council for Scientific Research, Madrid, International Congress War and Society in the Spanish Monarchy. Policy, Strategy and Culture in Modern Europe (1500-1700).
  • 2004-2005. Overview of the National University of Ireland. Travelling Studentship, Dublin.
  • 2003 (October). Beca de Cultural Relations Committee. Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism, Dublin.
  • 2003-2004. Beca de Higher Education Authority. Dublin.
  • 2002-2003. Beca de Arts Faculty Postgraduate Scholar. University College, Cork.
  • 2001-2002. Scholar Scholarship MacEnery. University College, Cork.

OTHER RELEVANT


Tutor and seminary professor

  • School of History & Archives, University College Dublin (HIS 10080: Rome to Renaissance)
  • School of History & Archives, University College Dublin (HIS20130: Land, Religion, Identity: Ireland 1540-1690)
  • School of History & Archives, University College Dublin (‘Contested Island’: Ireland 1691-1891; HIS10010)