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June 2017

#HERSTORY SALON: An evening of celebration and reflection

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aula Maxima Lower, NUI Galway Ireland

GALWAY#HERSTORY SALON An evening of celebration and reflection- Tuesday 20 June 2017, 6--‐8pm NUI Galway –Aula Maxima Lower Herstory is a new movement dedicated to ensuring the stories of women from the past, present and future will now be heard and never lost again. Since its foundation by Melanie Lynch in 2015, Herstory has been instrumental in helping to highlight forgotten histories of Irish women through performance, exhibitions and salons. This evening of celebration and reflection will feature contributions from…

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War & Revolution Road Show: Galway Centenary Conversations

June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Craughwell Community Hall, Ireland

The Moore Institute, in co-operation with the Galway County Council, presents the second in their six parts series of public history events in Craughwell Community Hall on Tuesday 20 June at 8 pm. This week's event features three speakers and is free to the public. The panel features: Leona Armstrong (NUIG), 'The Forgotten Voices of Galway Cumann na mBan'; John Cunningham (NUIG), 'A rebel from Templemartin'; Tony Varley (NUIG), 'Tom Kenny and the 1916 Rising'. For further details contact Conor McNamara,…

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Neural Plausibility of Decision Making Models – Panel Discussion

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
AMB 067, Arts Millennium Building (Psychology),

Neural Plausibility of Decision Making Models – Panel Discussion AMB 067, Arts Millennium Building (Psychology) 1-2pm Wednesday the 21st of June There is little doubt that complex cognition depends on the brain. However, in order for us to model human behaviour, especially the complexities of decision making, we need to make decisions about how to construct such models and whether they should be more influenced by the limitations of the neural system or by reliably observed cognitive and behavioural patterns.…

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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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“Remembering Margaret Heavey” a ‘Path Breaking Women’ Event

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

As part of the Path Breaking Women Exhibition, you are warmly invited to “Remembering Margaret Heavey”. With keynote presentation by Dr Pádraic Moran, lecturer in Classics NUI Galway, followed by a roundtable discussion on the many contributions of Margaret Heavey as a classics scholar, educationalist and long-time member of the NUI Galway community. All welcome!

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Galway Centenary Conversations -a series of free public history events organised by the Moore Institute in conjunction with the Galway County Council

June 28 @ 8:00 pm
Station House Theatre, Clifden,

Galway Centenary Conversations - a series of free public history events organised by the Moore Institute in conjunction with the Galway County Council takes places in the Station House Theatre, Clifden on Wednesday 28 June, at 8pm.  Topics to be examined this week include the aftermath of the 1916 Rebellion; the conscription crisis of 1918 and the 1918 General Election. Speakers include Dr Conor McNamara (Moore Institute); Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill (author) and Micheal Micheal O Fatharthaigh (DBS). Contact Dr Conor McNamara for…

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July 2017

The Power of Listening Workshop

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

All Welcome!

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War & Revolution: Galway Centenary Conversations

July 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Clarin College, Athenry, Ireland

The final event in the War & Revolution: Galway Centenary Conversations, public history lecture series takes place in Clarin College, Athenry on Wednesday 19 July at 8 pm. Conor McNamara and Martin O'Donoghue of the Moore Institute will be among a panel of speakers discussing the geography of revolution in County Galway, 1917-21. Event is free and all are welcome.    

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“Women in History, Politics and Culture” The Path Breaking Women Event

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Seminar Room GO11, Ground Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

 A mini-conference accompanying the exhibition  Path Breaking Women of NUI Galway: 1912-1922 and Beyond All welcome, places limited. To RSVP and for more information contact: lydia.kelly@nuigalway.ie   Programme 11.00am: Registration – Tea & Co­ffee 11.30am: Chair – Dr. Sarah-Anne Buckley Speaker: Dr. Nadia Claire Smith, 'Mary Donovan O’Sullivan and Síle Ni Cinnéide: Path-breaking women historians’ 12.30-1.00pm: Lunch break 1.00-1.15pm: Dr. Louis de Paor, ‘Remembering Caitlin Maude’ 1.15–1.45pm: Performance – ‘­The poetry of Caitlin Maude’ read by Caitríona Ní Chonaola 1.45–2.00pm: Tea…

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