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Malgorzata D’Aughton

Address 28­­­ Lennox Place, Portobello, Dublin 8
Telephone 01-6581660 or 087-9697503
Email malgorzata.daughton@ucd.ie

THIRD LEVEL EDUCATION
1986-1990 Catholic University, Lublin (KUL), Poland.
Subjects studied: Art History with supplementary lectures in History, Ethics, Methodology of Research, Philosophy. Final result: 1H.
1990-1991 University College Cork.
Subjects studied: Medieval History, Irish and Anglo-Saxon Art, Celtic Studies, Latin, Irish.
1991-1992 Master of Arts, University College Cork.
Subjects studied: Insular Art and Iconography. Result: 1H.
1993-1999 Doctor of Philosophy, University College Cork.
Subjects studied: Insular Art, Exegesis, Iconography.
2002-2003 An on-line course with the Melbourne University.
Subjects studied: Palaeography. Result: 1H.

PUBLICATIONS
Entries on illuminated manuscripts from the Cracow Cathedral Library, in Zródla kultury duchowej Krakowa [The Origins of Kraków’s Spiritual Culture], Kraków 2007, 29-35, 86-94, 129-132, 135-141, 146-149, 152-153.
Catalogue and an essay ‘Me fieri fecit: Franciscan Artefacts 1600-1750’, in R. Ó Floinn (ed), Franciscan Faith (exhibition catalogue), Dublin 2008 (forthcoming).
‘Piety, Patrons and Prints: Franciscan Altar Plate, 1600-1650’, History Ireland (forthcoming).
‘Franciscan Altar Plate in Ireland in the 17th Century’, in C. Ó Clabaigh, E. Bhreathnach (eds), The Franciscans in Ireland, Dublin 2008 (forthcoming).
‘Chalices Have Wings’, in J. Fenwick (ed), Lost and Found, vol. 2, Dublin 2008 (forthcoming).
‘A Homily on the Epiphany in the Catechesis Cracouiensis and the Four Epiphanies on Irish High Crosses’, Peritia 17-18, 2003-2004, 471-494.
‘The Kells Market Cross and the Epiphany Cycle Reconsidered’, Archaeology Ireland 17, 2004, 16-20.
‘Illuminated Manuscripts’, an entry in The Encyclopaedia of Ireland, 2003, 692-693.
‘The Book of Kells’, an entry in The Encyclopaedia of Ireland, 2003, 580.
‘The Four-Symbols Page in Cracow Cathedral Library MS 140 (43): an Image of Unity’, Peritia 14, 2000, 323-341.
‘Christ as the Visible Image of the Invisible God: Decoration of the In principio Initials in Early Insular Manuscripts’, Word & Image 18, 2002, 105-122.
‘Ikony w sztuce r?kopisów: dyskusja nad form? ikony w przedstawieniach cz?owieka w r?kopisach irlandzkich i anglo-saskich (VII-IX wiek)’ [‘Icons in Manuscript Art: Discussion on the Iconic Form of Human Figures in Irish and Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts (7th-9th centuries’)], Roczniki Humanistyczne 51, 2003, 265-286.
‘Irish Art’, an entry in The Catholic Encyclopaedia KUL 7, Lublin 1997, 471-478.
‘Niezale?no?? artysty: o sztuce lat 80-tych’ [‘The Independence of an Artist: On the Art in the 80s’], Kresy 3, 1990, 184-193.
‘G?osy o wystawie Aliny Szapocznikow’ [‘Voices on the Exhibition of Alina Szapocznikow’], Zwrot 2, 1988, 66-68.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Current Employment
Date of commencement: March 2004.
Name and address of employer: Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute for the Study of Irish History and Civilization, University College Dublin.
Nature of work: Researcher. The making of a full inventory of portable artefacts (liturgical silverware, vestments, furniture and personal devotional items) associated with the Irish mendicant orders and dated before 1829. The work involves field trips and photography, research and the creation of a database of the objects recorded. The database specifically designed for the project adheres to the established international practices of cataloguing cultural objects. Outcomes of the work include: publications, talks, a current exhibition entitled Franciscan Faith, now in the National Museum of Ireland and a catalogue, now being prepared.

Previous Employments
Dates: From January 2005 to April 2004.
Name and address of employer: Adult Education, University College Dublin
Nature of work: Teaching a course on the history of Western illuminated manuscripts.

Dates: From 2001 to 2004.
Name and address of employer: History Department, University College Cork.
Nature of work: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, IRCHSS. The project looked at the body of Polish medieval manuscripts in order to demonstrate the spread of artistic and textual ideas between Ireland, Continental Europe and Poland.

Dates: From 2000 to 2001.
Name and address of employer: History Department, University College Cork.
Nature of work: Post-doctoral Research Fellow on the HEA Documents of Ireland Project. The compilation of an annotated bibliography on exegesis as well as research on Irish/Insular manuscripts in Polish libraries.

Dates: From 2000 to 2001.
Name and address of employer: Antiquities Division, National Museum of Ireland.
Nature of work: Curatorial Researcher for the Medieval Ireland exhibition.

Dates: From 1997 to 2003.
Name and address of employer: Spirituality Department, All Hallows College, Dublin.
Nature of work: Lecturing in Insular Art, Byzantine and Russian Art; setting up of essay topics and exam questions for the B.A. course.

Dates: From 1999 to 2000.
Name and address of employer: Open University.
Nature of work: Tutoring for the Introduction to the Humanities course.

Dates: From 1995 to 2001.
Name and address of employer: Diploma in Art History, University College Cork.
Nature of work: Lecturing in Renaissance Art.

Dates: From 1998 to 2000.
Name and address of employer: Art History Department, Catholic University of Lublin.
Nature of work: Lecturing in Insular Manuscripts (Visiting Lecturer).

Dates: From 1994 to 1999.
Name and address of employer: History Department, University College Cork.
Nature of work: Tutoring in Irish and Anglo-Saxon Art.

Dates: From 1992 to 1993.
Name and address of employer: Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.
Nature of work: Assistant Curator for the Cork-Cracow exhibition of contemporary Polish art.

AWARDS
May 2006 Royal Irish Academy travel award to study early illuminated manuscripts in the National Library, Warsaw and the Cracow Cathedral Library.
May 2003 Royal Irish Academy travel award to study the theme of the Three Magi in early medieval manuscripts in Polish libraries.
May 2000 Royal Irish Academy travel award to study Irish/Insular manuscripts in Polish libraries.
March 1998 Royal Irish Academy travel award to study an Irish-influenced manuscript MS 140(43) preserved in the Cracow Cathedral Library.
1989 Pier Giorgio Frassati Associazione scholarship to study Italian art.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Current research interests concentrate on the following areas:
1. Irish church silver in the 17th and 18th centuries: regional schools, patrons, makers and iconography.
2. Material culture of Irish mendicant orders in Medieval and Post-Medieval periods.
3. Ecclesiastical art and iconography.
4. Romanesque and Pre-Romanesque decorated manuscripts preserved in Polish libraries.
5. Humanities and digitization.

SKILLS
Knowledge of Apple Macs, PCs, FileMaker Pro, digital photography
Languages: English, Polish, Russian, Latin.
Good interpersonal and administrative skills.

REFEREES
Dr John McCafferty
Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute,
University College Dublin.
Tel.: 01-7167777
Email: john.mccafferty@ucd.ie

Dr Jennifer O’Reilly
History Department,
University College Cork.
Tel.: 021-4903000
Email: jennifer.oreilly@ucc.ie