Arts, Humanities & Innovation – Connecting with Industry

Over the coming semester we are running a series of events aimed at developing links between researchers in the Arts and Humanities, and industries that have experience hiring or collaborating with those from such backgrounds. These events will be of particular interest to PhD students considering options for their future career development.   Speaker Series Over the coming months… | Read on »

PhD Scholarship in Digital Arts and Humanities – Call for Applications

PhD Scholarship in Digital Arts & Humanities Call for Applications NUI Galway invites applications for a four-year structured PhD scholarship in Digital Arts & Humanities to commence in September 2017. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 14 April 2017. Applications are made via the Postgraduate Application Centre: www.pac.ie/nuig (see below). The Structured… | Read on »

February 2017 Visiting Fellows

The Moore Institute is delighted to welcome the following Visiting Fellows in February: Dr Veronica Johnson (Independent Scholar) who will be with us until 19th February working on her project ‘The Film Company of Ireland and Dublin Cinemas’ in collaboration with Dr Sean Crosson. Veronica can be contacted on veronicajohnson@eircom.net Dr Alinne Balduino Pirez Fernandes (Universidade… | Read on »

January 2017 Visiting Fellows

The Moore Institute is delighted to welcome the following Visiting Fellows in January: Dr Trisia Farrelly (Massey University, New Zealand) will be with us until 19th January working on her project ‘ The Political Ecologies of Plastic Waste’ in collaboration with Dr Frances Fahy. Trisia can be contacted on t.farrelly@massey.ac.nz Dr Peadar Ó Muircheartaigh (… | Read on »

Prof Gearoid Ó Tuathaigh launches new book on Máirtín Mór McDonogh by Jackie Uí Chionna

Moore Institute Postdoctoral fellow Jackie Ui Chionna launched her new book He was Galway – Máirtín Mór McDonogh, 1860–1934 on Decmeber 8. The biography of Galway’s ‘big man’ was launched by Gearoid Ó Tuathaigh Professor Emeritus in History and former Dean of Arts and Vice-President of NUI Galway Martin ‘Máirtín Mór’ McDonogh was a natural entrepreneur,… | Read on »

Dr Sylvie Lannegrand appointed Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques

On the recommendation of the French Embassy in Ireland, the Prime Minister of France, Monsieur Manuel Valls, has appointed Dr Sylvie Lannegrand (Discipline of French) Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques. This prestigious award recognises Dr Lannegrand’s outstanding contribution to French Studies and to furthering exchanges between France and Ireland. Sylvie received the award from… | Read on »

Dr Enrico Dal Lago awarded DLitt by the National University of Ireland

Dr Enrico Dal Lago (History) has been awarded the DLitt (Doctor of Literature) degree on Published Work by the National University of Ireland. The DLitt on Published Work is a higher doctorate awarded to scholars who have, over a sustained period, published a substantial body of ground-breaking and influential work in a field of specialisation… | Read on »

Call for Papers for an International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Resistance in an ‘Age of Globalization’: The Euro-American World, 1815-1914

Call for Papers for an International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Resistance in an ‘Age of Globalization’: The Euro-American World, 1815-1914 National University of Ireland, Galway 2-3 June 2017   The purpose of this conference is to explore the myriad experiences of agrarian reform and resistance that characterized rural regions of Europe and the Americas,… | Read on »