Sport & Exercise Research Group Seminar: Sport and Identity: from local pastimes to global games

Online

Sport and Identity: from local pastimes to global games (Professor Philip Dine)  How does sport shape society? From local origins in the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, modern sports were first nationally and then internationally regulated, enabling novel personal interactions and unprecedented cultural exchanges. This sporting internationalization was to culminate in such global mega-events... | Read on »

The School of Political Science and Sociology Research Seminar: ‘The Politics of Ailment – A new approach to care’

CA 110, Cairnes Building, University of Galway

The School of Political Science and Sociology invite you to a research seminar with: Dr. Hanna-Kaisa Hoppania ‘The Politics of Ailment - A new approach to care’  CA 110, Cairnes Building, University of Galway Wednesday 5th of October, 2022  1-2pm  All Welcome!   “The Politics of Ailment – A New Approach to Care” is a new... | Read on »

History Research Seminar: Monticello as Machine: Thomas Jefferson and the Architecture of Enslavement

The Bridge Room, THB-1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building, University of Galway

Dr W. Bernard Carlson  (AgInnovation/TechInnovation. University of Galway) Monticello as Machine:  Thomas Jefferson and the Architecture of Enslavement   Abstract As Le Corbusier, the father of modern architecture, once said, “A house is a machine for living in.”  In this paper, we will look at Thomas Jefferson's famous home, Monticello as a machine in the... | Read on »

Celebrating ERC and IRC Humanities Projects at the Moore Institute

THB-G010 Moore Institute Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, University of Galway

Join us for an event to celebrate 8 major ERC and IRC humanities projects in the Moore Institute. PIs on 2 ERC consolidator grants and 6 IRC Laureate grants will describe their work and the distinctive challenges of leading teams conducting shared research exploring the medieval period to the present day. Speakers include: Dr. Jacopo... | Read on »

Irish Studies Seminar Series: “Granny’s Things”: Personal Objects as Gateways into a Life Story

Seminar Room, Centre for Irish Studies, 4 Distillery Road

Irish Studies Seminar Series Centre for Irish Studies, School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies University of Galway “Granny’s Things”: Personal Objects as Gateways into a Life Story, Kelly Norah Drukker (Michael Smith Visiting Scholar, Concordia University, Montreal)   Ms Kelly Norah Drukker, PhD Humanities Program - Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture,... | Read on »

Book launch: A Vehicle for Change: Popular Representations of the Automobile in 20th-Century France

THB-G011 Moore Institute Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, University of Galway

Tugtar cuireadh duit teacht go dtí Institiúid de Móra áit a seolfaidh an tOllamh Paul Rouse ón gColáiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath mo leabhar. I am delighted to invite you to the Moore Institute where Professor Paul Rouse from UCD will launch my book. Déardaoin, 6 Deireadh Fómhair 2022 ag 5.30pm i seomra G011, Áras... | Read on »

Ukraine: Empire, War and Migration Symposium at University of Galway / An Úcráin: Impireacht, Cogadh agus Imirce Siompóisiam in Ollscoil na Gaillimhe

THB-G010 Moore Institute Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, University of Galway

Ukraine: Empire, War and Migration Symposium at University of Galway 7-8 Oct. 2022 Centre for Investigation of Transnational Encounters (CITE), Moore Institute G010, Hardiman Research Building   Fri. 7 Oct. 1:30-3:30 Session 1: Russian Invasion of Ukraine, 2014-2022 Chair: Dan Carey, Director, Moore Institute Taras Kuzio (National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy) ‘Russian Chauvinism and... | Read on »

What Are Futures Techniques and How Can You Work With Them?

THB-G011 Moore Institute Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, University of Galway

The Creative Futures Research Group invites you to attend a futures techniques workshop with futurist Andrew Curry. This practical workshop includes an introduction to futures thinking and how it differs from/complements other types of thinking. After an introduction to futures models, participants will have the opportunity to explore and apply these, working in small groups.... | Read on »

Decarbonising Research Methods Workshop

THB-G010 Moore Institute Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, University of Galway

Event description This half-day workshop event will bring together researchers and students in an interdisciplinary event that explores the carbon impact of our research methods and undertakings, and whether we can, as researchers and students, work towards decarbonizing our research methods. From our own context in the University of Galway, our Climate Action and Sustainability... | Read on »

Call for Papers: The World of Printed Prayers

2-day Virtual Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS The World of Printed Prayers  2-day Virtual Conference The University of Galway 26-27 January 2023 Thursday and Friday, 12:45-5:30 (Irish Standard Time) Since its invention, print has been harnessed to promote piety, to proselytize, and to spread both orthodox and unorthodox beliefs. This conference will explore the multifaceted use of printed devotional... | Read on »