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June 2019

Methodology Workshop

June 27 @ 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Sibéal Workshop Series & Feminist/Queer Discussion Space NUIG present: Untangling Methodologies: thinking with feminist and queer methods    Keynote Speaker: Professor Kath Browne, Maynooth University  At this workshop we aim to think through concepts that emerge from feminist and queer research methodologies in order to explore ideas of collaging, layering and mixing practices. Through the imagery of following traces or unraveling the thread (Haraway) that offers the potential to capture the multiple meanings of research sites and provide a more nuanced…

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exhibition- Laval Nugent – Warrior and Art Collector

June 27 @ 3:30 pm - July 27 @ 12:00 am
Foyer the Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

  This exhibition developed by the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb and the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia celebrates the life and legacy of Irishman, Count Laval Nugent of Westmeath.  Laval Nugent was Irish by birth, a field marshal in the Austrian Army, a negotiator during the Napoleonic Wars, a Croatian national hero and a passionate art collector.   This exhibition is part of a programme of events highlighting the links between the cities of Galway, Ireland and Rijeka, Croatia…

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July 2019

What do we mean when we say we’re “adding to the scientific literature”?

July 2 @ 2:00 pm
Room AMBE 101, Arts Millenium Building
NUIG,

  Abstract: Every undergrad finds out very fast that one of the most important activities of the faculty is publishing papers. Scientific papers are the coin of the realm in everything from health psychology to high-particle physics. No wonder, considering so much is tied to publication: communicating research results to peers, staking a claim on a discovery or a new approach, building personal or lab prestige, and landing a job or advancing in the tenure track. Supposedly, all the previously…

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Posthumanist Ecocriticism Postgraduate Summer School

July 23 - July 25
Room 1001, the Bridge, Hardiman Research Building,

This summer school will investigate methods to communicate complex environmental objects such as climate change, habitation, or the human body as a structurally open spaces inhabited by microscopic life forms in competition or symbiosis with non living objects. In addition, nano processes are being offered as solutions for large-scale geoengineering of the planet for climate mitigation, such as nano-particles to reduce the Earth's albedo, and the use of nano tech in human enhancement discourses. We will engage with the ideological…

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