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March 2019

‘Hammer and Cycle: Communism’s Cycling Counter Culture in Interwar France’

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

  Martin Hurcombe is Professor of French Studies at the University of Bristol, UK, and a specialist of early twentieth-century French political culture, history and literature. His PhD examined the French combat novel of the First World War, arguing that the experience of combat led to a fundamental shift in the way that a generation of French intellectuals experienced time and space and, consequently, the world around them, exploring the political ramifications of these experiences. It was published in 2004…

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Visualising Maritime Cityscapes: The Representation of Harbours in the Graeco-Roman World

March 20 @ 2:00 pm
Hardiman Research Building Room G011, Ireland

  Dr Federico Ugolini – Visiting Research Fellow ‘Visualising maritime cityscapes’ explains how and why Greek and Romans represented so frequently the sea and the marine infrastructures within their artworks. This paper argues that the available textual and iconographic evidence supports the argument that these representations have a symbolic, rather than literal, meaning and message. It is also noted that the traditional view, that all these media represent the reality of the contemporary cityscapes, is shown to be often unrealistic.

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Graduate Research Seminars in History, 2019

March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Jim Reid (NUI Galway) Munster as a frontier of the Roman Empire in the 5th-6th centuries.

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CAMPS Talk By Alexander O’Hara

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar Room G011 the Hardiman Reserach Building, Ireland

The Politics of Piety: Ritual Communities and Social Cohesion in Merovingian Gaul, 450-750

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Europe, Italy and Brexit: A Short Story

March 27 @ 3:00 pm
Hardiman Research Building Room G011, Ireland

Italian School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures The Moore Institute H. E. Mr Paolo Serpi, Ambassador of Italy to Ireland    

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Graduate Research Seminars in History, 2019

March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Dr Hugh Rowland (An tAcadamh, NUI Galway) Language debates in Ireland in the 1960s: the Language Freedom Movement reconsidered.

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Creating Digital Exhibitions with Omeka – Digital Scholars’ Workshops

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Seminar Room G011 the Hardiman Reserach Building, Ireland

Creating Digital Exhibitions with Omeka – Cillian Joy, G011, 12-1pm Thursday 28th March This workshop will introduce and show how to use Omeka to create digital exhibitions. Omeka is designed to be a user-friendly platform for creating online exhibitions. NUI Galway students and staff can use an institutional version of Omeka to create online digital exhibitions highlighting their research or as a companion to a physical exhibition. Registration Please register to attend using Eventbrite. About the Workshop Series Developing skills…

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Art as Activism?Educ-actors: from context to text. Rethinking education on peace, conflict transformation, social justice and global citizenship through the lens of the arts

March 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

                    A seminar/workshop with Daniel Fernandez, Visiting Research Fellow, Moore Institute. Education is at the centre of the ethical, socio-political and environmental crisis we are currently experiencing. As expressed by UNESCO in its Program of Action for the Creation of a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence, the hope of emerging from this global crisis lies in imparting values, attitudes and behaviours through education that reflect and inspire sharing through social interaction…

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The Sacred Well: Irish Myth, Play-writing and Process by Adam Wyeth

March 28 @ 5:00 pm
Hardiman Research Building Room G011, Ireland

    With a reading from APARTMENT BLOCK, with actress Paula McGlinchey In this talk, Adam Wyeth will discuss some of the areas surrounding his writing process as a playwright, which have been inspired from his poetry and studying Irish myth. While his plays do not overtly deal in mythology, Wyeth will reveal how core aspects of Irish myth and Celtic art – seen as an alternative form to the classic – feed into the themes and the shapes of…

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Camps a talk by Amy Livingstone

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar Room G011 the Hardiman Reserach Building, Ireland

Powerful, Shrewd and Pious: Countess Emengarde of Brittany c.1070-1147 

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