Together with Marguérite Corporaal, Lindsay Janssen and Ruud van den Beuken I am organising a conference on the Famine. Global Legacies of the Great Irish Famine: Transnational and Interdisciplinary Perspectives will be held at Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, from 25 to 28 March 2013. Keynote speakers include Peter Behrens, Peter Gray, Margaret Kelleher, Jason King, Emily Mark-FitzGerald, Chris Morash, and Kevin Whelan. For further information see the conference website: