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 »

[NOW CLOSED] Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships 2017

in association with the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies, James Hardiman Library & Galway University Foundation, National University of Ireland Galway Introduction The Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies at NUI Galway will award a number of Visiting Research Fellowships in the arts, humanities and social sciences for… | Read on »

Professor Daniel Carey Appointed to Irish Research Council Board

Professor Daniel Carey, Director of NUI Galway’s Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies, has been appointed to the Board of the Irish Research Council. The Irish Research Council (IRC) supports excellent research and recognises creative individuals with innovative ideas, thus enabling a vibrant research community which enriches Irish research, the economy… | Read on »

June 2016 Visiting Fellows

The Moore Institute is delighted to welcome the following Visiting Fellows in June: Dr Alain Dubreucq from University Jean Moulin, Lyon, France will be with us until 28 th June working on his project ‘Sancti Columbani opera omnia. Towards a new edition of St Colombanus’s works’ in collaboration with Dr Mark Stansbury. Alain can be… | Read on »

May 2016 Visiting Fellows

The Moore Institute is delighted to welcome the following Visiting Fellows in May: Prof Ellen Scheible from Bridgewater State University will be with us until May 30 th working on her project ‘Body Politics: Homemaking and Nation-making in Modern and Contemporary Irish Fiction’ in collaboration with Dr Elizabeth Tilley. Ellen can be contacted on ellen.scheible@bridgew.edu… | Read on »