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June 2017

Humanitarian History: Reflections on Somalia

June 22 - June 23
Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway

This workshop brings together practitioners and academics to reflect on humanitarian action in Somalia since the 1990s. What did and didn’t work in the field? What contextual factors shaped the practice of humanitarian aid? What lessons can we draw from that experience for contemporary policy-making? The workshop is organised by the School of Humanities, NUI Galway, in collaboration with Trócaire, and is funded by the Irish Research Council New Foundations Scheme. Registration for the event is free, but places are…

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Dr Ruth Canning on “Trust, Desert, Power and skill to serue”: The Old English and Military Identities in late Elizabethan Ireland

June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Focussing on the martial services and petitions of Patrick Plunkett, Baron of Dunsany, during the Nine Years’ War, this paper will explore how members of Ireland’s Old English Pale community drew on military traditions and personal service as the chief means of articulating political allegiances, grievances, and their rights as crown subjects. It will address the increasing displacement of Old Englishmen from the crown’s military ranks alongside their pleas to be recognised as “the old experienced learned with bloody hands”.…

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September 2017

Conference – COST Action ‘Citiizen’s Health through public-private Initiatives: Public health, Market and Ethical perspectives’ (CHIP ME)

September 4 @ 9:00 am - September 5 @ 6:00 pm
Seminar Room GO10, Ground Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

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