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November 2019

‘From Ethics to Ontology to the Anthropocene’ by Dr. Nora Ward

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tom Duddy Seminar Room, Philosophy Department Morrisroe House
Distillery Road,

Dr. Nora Ward (NUI, Galway) will present a paper. 'From Ethics to Ontology to the Anthropocene', as part of the seminar series of the Values and Identities research group on Monday 18th November. About the speaker Nora Ward is a lecturer in the philosophy department. She received her BA and MA from NUIG, and completed her Ph.D. in the University of North Texas. Her research is on environmental ethics, with a particular focus on environmental identity, ecofeminism and ecomodernism. She…

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‘The Irish Leviathan and Late Norse Paganism’ by Prof. Mikael Males, University of Oslo

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The River Room, AS203, Arts/Science Building,

  Mikael Males is Associate Professor at the Dept of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Oslo, and PI of the project Myths about Language in the Middle Ages. Publications include Etymology and Wordplay in Medieval Literature (ed.) (Turnhout: Brepols, 2019) The Poetic Genesis of Old Icelandic Literature (Berlin: De Gruyter, in press for 2020) Event hosted by Classics and Celtic Civilisation. All welcome.  

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‘Prosimetrical sagas in Irish and Norse: the background of the form’ by Prof. Mikael Males, University of Oslo

November 20 @ 5:00 pm
The River Room, AS203, Arts/Science Building,

Mikael Males is Associate Professor at the Dept of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Oslo, and PI of the project Myths about Language in the Middle Ages. Publications include Etymology and Wordplay in Medieval Literature (ed.) (Turnhout: Brepols, 2019) The Poetic Genesis of Old Icelandic Literature (Berlin: De Gruyter, in press for 2020) Event hosted by Classics and Celtic Civilisation. All welcome.

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The Rory Kavanagh Bursary Presentation

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

The Rory Kavanagh Bursary Presentation is an event showcasing the Erasmus experience in Italy by students of Italian at NUIG,  the opportunity to celebrate the memory of Rory Kavanagh and his passion for Italian life, language and culture, and the generosity of Mary and Des Kavanagh, whose endowment to the University has made it possible to award the Rory Kavanagh Bursary every year since 1998. This year's presentation will be introduced by The Bursar, Ms. Sharon Bailey, and will focus…

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Web maps, data visualisation, and mapping with Neatline

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Moore Institute Seminar Room G010 Ground floor The Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

This session will introduce some key aspects of visualising your research data using web-based maps. You will have the opportunity to get hands-on and follow along with a demonstration of how to create your own simple web-based map using an online service and an institutional version of Omeka/Neatline. There will also be a short overview of using JavaScript to create maps based on Open Source technology, for publication on the web. Registration Please register to attend via Eventbrite Learning Objectives…

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December 2019

Immersive Empathy Workshop

December 11 @ 9:00 am - December 13 @ 1:00 pm
Moore Institute, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway
Galway,

Important Update: This workshop has been rescheduled to December 11th - 13th. It was originally scheduled from September 4th - 6th.   Immersive Empathy: Exploring the impact of immersive environments in the context of homelessness and precarious housing We are interested in exploring the use of Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality immersive experiences with community groups engaged with homelessness or precarious housing in the Western Region. We will focus on the impact of such experiences on empathy levels amongst participants from the general…

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