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May 2017

Sport & Exercise Research Group Seminar ‘Sport and homophobia in France: Twenty years of research’

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Seminar Room GO10, Ground Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Sport & Exercise Research Group Monthly Research Seminar (First Wednesday of each month) Sport and homophobia in France: Twenty years of research - Featuring Professor Philippe Liotard From 1997 (Eurogames in Paris) to 2018 (Gay Games in Paris), LGBT's sport spread in two directions. On the one hand, an associative sports network has developed which prepares people for the Gay Games and organizes everyday sport practice, most of the clubs being linked to the French Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation…

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“Journeys” Conference of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies

May 4 - May 6
Seminar Room G011, G010 and Room 1001 “The Bridge” in the Hardiman Research Institute,

On the occasion of the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Moore Institute is delighted to host the annual conference of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies. Taking its inspiration from Lenin’s fateful journey to Petrograd one hundred years ago, the theme of this year’s conference is ‘journeys’. Papers deal with journeys into, out of and across the vast region that spans from Prague in central Europe to Vladivostok in eastern Asia. Participants offer perspectives from…

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Travellers, travellees, and travelling texts

May 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dillion Theatre, NUI Galway Ireland

Public Keynote Lecture by Prof. Wendy Bracewell School of Slavonic and East European Studies University College London   Prof. Wendy Bracewell of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London, is to deliver a public lecture entitled ‘Travellers, travellees, and travelling texts: Eastern Europe and the Republic of Letters’ at NUI Galway to mark the beginning of a conference entitled ‘Journeys’, organised by Dr. Róisín Healy on behalf of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East…

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‘Research in Real-Time: Practice in Progress’ Conference

May 5 - May 6
The O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway, Ireland

    The ‘Research in Real-Time: Practice in Progress’ conference is a two-day interdisciplinary programme of PaR performances, workshops, interventions, panels, playtests and installations, taking place on the 5th and 6th May at the O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway. Contributors will present their practice (as research) in the now: in the moment. Twenty-five local and international ‘makers and thinkers’ in the fields of film, digital media, traditional arts, music, sound, dance, ethnography, theatre, performance art,…

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1917: Centenary Reflections- Weekend Conference

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - May 6 @ 5:00 pm
Gleason’s Townhouse Hotel & The Abbey Hotel, Galway, Ireland

  Organised by Heritage/Library Services, Roscommon Co. Council; Roscommon Historical & Archaeological Society; and the Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway   FRIDAY NIGHT: Gleason’s Townhouse Hotel PANEL 1 8.00: NORTH ROSCOMMON BEGINS: THE 1917 BY-ELECTION Regina Donlon (Maynooth University): ‘Hurrah for Plunkett’: The 1917 North Roscommon by-election in context Martin O’Donoghue (NUI Galway): ‘A large percentage of the people of Ireland seem to have lost their bearings’: the AOH and Irish Party decline, 1916-20 Honor Ó Brolcháin (Author):…

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MA Students Presentations

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

Students in MA Medieval Studies will be presenting their dissertation projects for comment and feedback in Room 1001 "The Bridge" on Tuesday, May 9th 10-12pm. All welcome!

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Conference -Other Codes/Cóid Eile – Digital Literatures in Context

May 11 @ 9:00 am - May 12 @ 6:00 pm
Seminar Room GO10, Ground Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

The Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies at NUI Galway will host the international conference Other Codes / Cóid Eile –  Digital Literatures in Context.  The event focuses on the various contexts of the production, dissemination and reception of digital literature in its different forms, as well as the cultural, national, geographical and institutional settings within which digital literary practice takes place. Invited speakers include Sandy Baldwin from the Rochester Institute of Technology (US), María Mencía from…

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EDEN: ‘2017: Pasts, Presents and Futures’

May 19 - May 20
O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway Ireland

1st EDEN All Island Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by English and Drama Exchange Network (EDEN) at NUI Galway ‘2017: Pasts, Presents, and Futures’ at the O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance We're also delighted to announce that registration for the conference is now OPEN! Click here to head over to register via Eventbrite: registration for speakers and auditors is completely free. We've also given you the option to register for the full conference, for Friday only, or for Saturday only.…

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June 2017

Prof. Federico Luisetti- Master Class on ‘Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Cosmic Crisis’

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

Pier Paolo Pasolini has theorized the irrational, oneiric, elementary, and barbaric elements of audiovisual communication. I will connect Pasolini’s reflection on cinema with his posthumous novel Petrolio, and show how Petrolio’s “demoniac technique” addresses contemporary capitalism’s “cosmic crisis”.   Federico Luisetti is an Italian philosopher and professor of Italian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of several books and essays on philosophy, literature, visual studies, the Avant-gardes, and political thought. He is currently writing a…

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Prof. Federico Luisetti- Public Lecture on Biopower / Geopower

June 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

Current perspectives on the Anthropocene are reformulating Michel Foucault’s biopolitical paradigm, introducing a discourse on geopower and animistic states of nature that account for the political agency of unfamiliar webs of life and nonlife.​   Federico Luisetti is an Italian philosopher and professor of Italian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of several books and essays on philosophy, literature, visual studies, the Avant-gardes, and political thought. He is currently writing a monograph on the states…

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