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September 2017

Digital Scholarship Seminar – “Laugh and be fat: remapping the literary canon with the Digital Miscellanies Index” A talk by Abigail Williams

September 21 @ 1:00 pm
Seminar Room GO10, Ground Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

The opening event of the Autumn 2017 series of Digital Scholarship Seminar takes place on Thursday 21 September at 1pm, and features a talk on digital representations of popular early modern poetry collections by Abigail Williams of the University of Oxford. Prof Williams discusses the Digital Miscellanies Index, a Leverhulme-funded online database which can be used to track the changing fortunes of poems, authors and genres in compilations published across the period 1580-1780. As ever, all are welcome. 1pm |…

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Öcalan’s Book: “Capitalism: ‘The Age of Unmasked Gods and Naked Kings’ Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization by Havin Guneser

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

ÖCALAN’S BOOK: “CAPITALISM THE AGE OF UNMASKED GODS AND NAKED KINGS. MANIFESTO FOR A DEMOCRATIC CIVILIZATION”  Presentation by Havin Guneser Journalist and Activist   Thursday 21st of September 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm The Bridge Room 1001, First Floor Hardiman Research Building (main library), NUIG Sponsored by the Irish Centre for Human Rights   This presentation will focus upon the Kurdish struggle, the PKK (Kurdistan's Workers Party) and Abdullah Öcalan, who is the founding political leader of the PKK. Öcalan has been imprisoned since 1999 on Imrali…

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‘Animation in Ireland’- With Heather Grace Mills

September 21 @ 2:30 pm
Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway Ireland

'Animation in Ireland'-  With Heather Grace Mills Thursday Sep 21, 2.30pm, Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway     Heather Grace Mills is an Animation Producer and Line Producer working for Telegael in Connemara, in the West of Ireland. A graduate of both GMIT (BA Film & TV Production) and NUIG (MA Film Studies: Theory and Practice), Heather has worked in Animation Production for more than a decade across a range of animation formats including traditional 2D animation, 3D-CGI,…

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September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Friday 22nd September: Literary Windows: Imitative Series and Clusters from Classical to Early Modern Literature. A round table discussion featuring Michael Clarke, Yiannis Doukas, Peter Kelly, and Lindsay Ann Reid Light Lunch served  

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Culture Night

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seminar Room GO10, Ground Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

This year’s culture night takes place on the 22 September. Culture night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. The James Hardiman Library is holding an evening of talks and an exhibition to celebrate culture. The focus of the talks is on community development with the focus on materials from the Muintir na Tíre collection as well as volumes from the 19th century printed collections. The James Hardiman Library’s collections hold a rich source…

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Information Event: IRC Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 1001, the Bridge, Hardiman Research Building,

See here for full information on the scheme http://research.ie/funding/goipg/?f=postgraduate The session will be facilitated by Prof. Dan Carey, Director of the Moore Institute. The Moore Institute will provide a reading service for those who wish to avail of it, the timeline is as follows: Deadline for receipt of near final draft applications (fully copy edited)  - 4 October 2017 Applications to be returned to applicant - 18 October 2017 This will give the applicants two weeks to incorporate the feedback…

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Graduate Research Seminars in History – John McCafferty followed by launch of Alison Forrestal’s Vincent de Paul

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

27 September          John McCafferty, UCD. Nosebleeds, Tears and Italianated Hearts: Thinking about the History of Emotions on the Seventeenth-Century Irish Mission  To be followed at 5pm by launch of Alison Forrestal’s Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform (Oxford University Press, 2017) by our guest speaker.}

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EDEN – ‘Academic Networking and the Elevator Pitch’

September 28 @ 5:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Thursday 28 September at 5:00 PM in The Bridge, Room 1001 HRB! The theme of the evening will be academic networking, with a workshop on crafting your ‘elevator pitch’ and a chance to put them in practice by introducing yourself to your fellow NUIG PhD peers. Pints and chats to follow at McGinn's—all are welcome!

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MY STORY MY WORDS – A symposium on language, migration and culture in Ireland

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Seminar Room G011 the Hardiman Reserach Building, Ireland

September 29, 2017-  Room G010, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway DEVELOPED UNDER THE IRC "NEW FOUNDATIONS" SCHEME IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE IMMIGRANT COUNCIL OF IRELAND   9.00   Welcome 9.30 - Migration, Language and New Media (Chair: Andrea Ciribuco) - Mary Gilmartin (NUI Maynooth): “Narratives of Belonging” - Lisa McEntee-Atalianis (Birkbeck): “Tracing the Migrant Voice in Traditional & New Media” - Unn Røyneland (Oslo): “Virtually Norwegian: Negotiating Language and Identity Online” 11.00 - Break 11.15 - Opening spaces for migrant cultures:…

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October 2017

Graduate Research Seminars in History – Daragh Gannon

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

4 Oct. Daragh Gannon (National Museum of Ireland/ Maynooth University) Irish Home Rulers in Britain and the Irish Revolution.*

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