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May 2018

Living The Stories We Create: Education in the age of Post-truth by Ellen McCabe (Visiting Fellow, Independent Scholar)

May 29 @ 12:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

Narrative forms, play a vital role in human enrichment and development. Through them we acquire a sense not only of our environment, but of our own identity. The recent shift from a society dominated by print, to one where digital media prevails invites us to consider the consequences for storytelling. What new stories have grown from this transition? How have these influenced contemporary expectations of storytelling? In the event of such profound change, how will education seek to address this?…

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Welfare Histories Reading Group.

May 29 @ 3:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

The Welfare Histories Reading Group provides a forum for staff and postgraduate students to discuss ideas of poverty, development, and ‘improvement’ in a global historical context. Our interests are very diverse, and we would very much welcome the involvement of new members from any discipline. Our next meeting is on 29th May, when we will discuss the relationship between the concepts of charity and justice. If you’re interested in coming along, or simply wish for further details, including readings, contact…

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From Voice to Resonance: Distrupting Symbolic Violence Through Liberatory Arts Research by Alison Baker (Visiting Fellow from Victoria University, Australia)

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

Drawing on a research collaboration with New Change, an arts collective of young African Australian women in Melbourne’s west, I explore youth voice and resonance in the context of racialised symbolic violence. Through the lens of liberation psychology, this talk will explore how arts and cultural practices, particularly sound, can create disruptions and dialogue.

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Sex Trafficking in the Motor City: The Construction of an International Infrastructure to Police Migration for Sex, and its Enforcement in Detroit, USA, 1924-1944 by Jessica Pliley (Visiting Fellow from Texas State University)

May 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Modernist Studies Ireland

May 30 @ 5:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

This semester’s final session of NUI Galway’s research forum for Modernist Studies Ireland, ‘Works in Progress’, takes place on 30 April, 5-6 pm, in the Bridge Room. IRC Postgraduate Scholar Melinda Szűts will be talking about the influence of early modern theatre spaces on the development of Irish stagecraft at the turn of the century, in the context of the Elizabethan Revival and the Irish Literary Revival. Her paper focuses on the changes W. B. Yeats’s new concept of space…

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June 2018

‘The History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland’ Annual Conference

June 7 - June 8
Seminar Rooms G010 & G011, Hardiman Research Building,

The 2018 H-WRBI Annual Conference will take place at the National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway at  the Moore Institute on Thursday 7 June and Friday 8 June. Please see programme for the event on the following link: https://historyofwomenreligious.org/conf_programme/  Call for Papers The conference will explore the history of women religious across a broad chronological timeframe, from medieval to modern. We invite proposals (for 20-minute papers) that engage with the theme, ‘Space, Place and the History of Women Religious’. Proposals might…

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‘INTeRACT for Health: Increasing Integrated Knowledge Translation Capacity for Impact’

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Room G065, School of Psychology, NUI Galway,

Information: The HBCRG has recently received funding for a project called ‘INTeRACT for Health: Increasing Integrated Knowledge Translation Capacity for Impact’. The aim of the project is to enhance knowledge translation capacity nationally, and to develop capacity and skill to impact on outcomes of importance. A one day workshop on integrated Knowledge Translation and Implementation will be organised to involve members of the HBCRG, health partners from the Health and Wellbeing Division and the National Diabetes Clinical Programme and other…

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A seminar to mark the acquisition of the Conradh na Gaeilge archive.

June 15
Aula Maxima Lower, NUI Galway Ireland

In association with the Library, there will be a seminar to mark the acquisition of the Conradh na Gaeilge archive. This will be attended by President Higgins, who will give the keynote address. The event will be in Irish and is the university’s main contribution to Bliain na Gaeilge 2018.

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Symposium to mark launch of Finnish Famine Exhibition, Foyer, James Hardiman Library

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seminar Room G011 the Hardiman Reserach Building, Ireland
August 2018

European Health Psychology Conference

August 21 @ 8:00 am - August 25 @ 5:00 pm
The Bailey Allen Hall,

The National University of Ireland Galway is delighted to host the 2018 annual conference of the European Health Psychology from the 21st – 25th of August 2018. The 2018 conference is the 32nd EHPS annual conference. The conference theme is Health Psychology Across the Lifespan: Uniting Research, Practice and Policy. Please find more information on: http://www.ehps2018.net/

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