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Dr

Declan Downey

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of History
01 716 8633
University College Dublin, School of History, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Council for Hispano-Irish Historical Studies
29 Oct 2015
Secretary
MEMBERSHIP
Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle
20 Apr 2012
Trustee
MEMBERSHIP
Executive Committee of the Council for Spanish-Irish Historical Studies
1 Mar 2011
Member
DISTINCTION
Japanese Ambassadorial Commendation
2010
This award was presented by H.E. the Japanese Ambassador to Ireland, Dr. Toshinao Urabe, in recognition of my teaching of Japanese History & International Relations and of my promotion of Japanese Studies at University College Dublin since 1995.
MEMBERSHIP
Spanish Royal Academy of History
4 Dec 2008
Corresponding Member
DISTINCTION
Knight-Commander in the Royal Order of Isabel la Cat�lica: Encomienda en la Orden de Isabel la Cat�lica
2007
This honour is in recognition of my research and publications concerning the historical ties between Ireland and Spain which were assessed by the Spanish Royal Academy of History and the Higher Council of Scientific Research in Madrid and for my valuable contribution to strengthening relations between both countries.
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Spanish-Irish Historians Conference
1 Nov 2006
Director
DISTINCTION
Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society Heritage Award
2006
In recognition of work in advising and supporting the Society�s work for the preservation and promotion of the County�s history & heritage.
DISTINCTION
Knight's Cross of the Austrian Order of Merit (Ritterskreuz des Silbernes Ehrenzeichen fur Verdienste an der Repubik Osterreich)
2003
In recognition of my pioneering research and publications on Austrian-Irish Relations since 1600. This work was evaluated and recommended by five leading Austrian historians who are members of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
MEMBERSHIP
Irish Historical Society
1 Jan 1998
Member