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Sarah Waidler

Version 2Name: Sarah Waidler

Title: O’Donovan scholar

E-Mail: sarah@celt.dias.ie

Phone: +353 1 6140176

Address: School of Celtic Studies, 10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4, Ireland

Personal Page and Full Publications List: https://dias.academia.edu/SarahWaidler

Research Interests:

Medieval Irish, Welsh and Scottish history and literature; hagiography and the cult of saints; intellectual culture and the exchange of ideas

Biographical sketch:

Sarah has an MLitt with Distinction in Celtic Studies from the University of Glasgow and did her undergraduate work in Medieval History at the University of St Andrews. She recently submitted her PhD thesis at the University of Cambridge in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, where she was funded by a Trinity Hall Scholarship and supervised by Prof. Máire Ní Mhaonaigh. She has also spent time at University College Cork as an Erasmus Scholar and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on a Rothberg School Endowment Scholarship. She joined the School of Celtic Studies in early 2016 as an O’Donovan Scholar.

Selected publications:

2014: with R. Hoyland, ‘Adomnán’s De Locis Sanctis and the Seventh-Century Near East’, English Historical Review 129, 787-807  Link

2014: Quaestio Insularis: Selected Proceedings of the Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic 13, ed. A. Hicklin, R. Gallagher, S. Nurmio, J. Shortt-Butler, R. R. Stanciu and S. Waidler