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June 2018

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

June 15
Aula Maxima Lower, NUI Galway Ireland

Reáchtálfar siompóisiam lae dar teideal '125 Bliain ag Fás? An Athbheochan agus Conradh na Gaeilge' san Aula Maxima (thíos staighre), OÉ Gaillimh, ó 9.30am-4.00pm, Dé hAoine 15 Meitheamh. Is í seo príomhócáid na hollscoile le haghaidh Bhliain na Gaeilge agus is é Uachtarán na hÉireann, Micheál D. Ó hUigínn, a thabharfaidh an príomhaitheasc. Eolas ag: www.conference.ie. In association with the Library, there will be a seminar to mark the acquisition of the Conradh na Gaeilge archive. This will be attended…

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Two upcoming events taking place at the Notre Dame Kylemore Abbey Global Centre.

June 20 - June 21
Notre Dame Kylemore Abbey Global Centre,

Both events are free and open to the public. RSVP irishseminar@nd.edu RSV                                                    

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Insular Manuscripts. Networks of Knowledge, Now & Then: Digital Potential. 

June 21 - June 22
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

This event, the second of three international workshops funded by The Leverhulme Trust, is being hosted by Professor Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, one of 6 Co-Investigators on the project. The first workshop was held in April 2018 in London, and the third will be held in Vienna in June 2019. The project focuses on the corpus of manuscripts written in Ireland, England or in English or Irish monasteries on the Continent between c. 650–850. The Network seeks to bring together curators…

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Glossing cultural change: Comparative perspectives on manuscript annotation, c. 600–1200 CE

June 21 @ 8:45 am - June 22 @ 5:30 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Glossing, the practice of annotating manuscripts between the lines and/or in the margins, was a widespread cultural practice wherever books were being read, studied and taught. As an indication of this, the Network for the Study of Glossing currently has 85 members with research interests in glossed manuscripts written in Arabic, Breton, Chinese, German, Greek, Egyptian, English, French, Hebrew, Hittite, Irish, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Sanskrit, Turkish, and Welsh. This two-day conference brings together 24 speakers (from 15 countries), working in a variety…

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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

New Professors’ Inaugural Lecture Series with Professor Niamh Reilly: The social and political thought of Tom Kettle: Recovering a distinctive Irish Thinker

June 21 @ 5:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

The social and political thought of Tom Kettle: Recovering a distinctive Irish Thinker Tom Kettle (1880-1916) is not very well known in Ireland today. Yet, historian Senia Pašeta notes he ‘was associated with almost every major political and cultural development’ during his lifetime. He was a gifted public intellectual, essayist, journalist, nationalist MP (1906-1910) and a soldier killed in the Battle of the Somme in 1916. In the first decade of the 20th century competing visions of future independent Ireland…

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July 2018

Laser-scanning and Photogrammetry Workshop

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Seminar Room G011 the Hardiman Reserach Building, Ireland

Laser-scanning and Photogrammetry Workshop                             Hosted by Discipline of Archaeology, School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway Presented by Gary Devlin Discovery Programme (Centre for Archaeology and Innovation Ireland, Dublin) Joe Fenwick Discipline of Archaeology (School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway) Ryan Lash Inishark Archaeological Field Project (University of Notre Dame, USA) Robert Shaw Discovery Programme (Centre for Archaeology and Innovation Ireland, Dublin)  

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Open Discussion: Online Culture Wars

July 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Since Angela Nagle published her book Kill All Normies: The Online Culture Wars from Tumblr and 4chan to the Alt-Right and Trump (2017), in which Nagle investigates how right-wing internet activists have declared war on so-called “Social Justice Warriors”, things have not calmed down. Instead such attacks are slowly and steadily seeping into the mainstream. New coalitions have since been built between Conservatives, Liberitarians, and classic Liberals – who, under normal circumstances, do not have much in common. Now they…

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ILLUSTRATED TALK: Maeve Cavanagh MacDowell (1878-1960)

July 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Education Room, Galway City Museum,

August 2018

Modern Irishwomen – Lecture Series

August 11 @ 2:30 pm
Education Room, Galway City Museum,

This lecture series is curated by Dr James Curry, a recent NUI Galway graduate and committee member of the Irish Labour History Society. August Lecture Series guest: Sinead McCoole on Constance Markievicz (1868-1927), countess, politician and revolutionary nationalist. See more information: http://mooreinstitute.ie/event/modern-irishwomen/

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