Irish Travellers / Mincéirs & the State, 1922-2022

Aula Maxima, the Quadrangle / Spotlight Panels, Hardiman Building, G010, G011 and Bridge Room

Irish Travellers / Mincéirs and the State, 1922-2022  This two-day conference will examine Irish Travellers’ experiences of discrimination since the foundation of the state, paying particular attention to the state’s role in perpetuating disadvantage. It will be a multi-disciplinary and participative conference, with presentations in a variety of formats, and featuring local, national and international... | Read on »

IRC Postgraduate Scholarship Information Session

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

The Moore Institute will host an information session for the IRC Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme on Tuesday, September 20 at 12pm.  The session will be led by Prof. Dan Carey, Director of the Moore Institute with contributions from Dr. Lindsay Reid, Vice Dean for Graduate Studies in the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies... | Read on »

Sport & Exercise Research Group Seminar: Sport, Celebrity, Media and National Identity

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

Sports events are powerful vehicles for the construction, reproduction and, less frequently, the negotiation or contestation of national identity. The increasingly complex interplay between broadcast, print and new media is central to the ways in which sporting celebrities become emblematic of national identity and objects of collective emotional investment for committed and casual sports fans... | Read on »

History Research Seminar: Religion and Violence in Early Modern Europe

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

Abstract August 2022 marked the 450th anniversary of the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre, long regarded as the archetype of religious violence and fanaticism in Europe. In this talk, Prof. Stuart Carroll will reflect on the enduring relationship between religion and violence through history. It is commonplace to argue that religion is the cause of violence... | Read on »

‘The Intelligence War against the IRA’

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

The School of Political Science and Sociology and the Power, Conflict and Ideologies Research Cluster invite you to a research seminar with:   Dr. Thomas Leahy, Cardiff University,  ‘The Intelligence War against the IRA’  In The Hardiman Building, Room G011  Thursday 22nd of September, 2022  1-2pm  All Welcome!    About:  Dr Thomas Leahy is a senior lecturer... | Read on »

Sport & Exercise Research Group Seminar: Sport and Film: An American Dream?

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

This lecture will examine the relationship between sport and film internationally, with a particular focus on the American experience. It will draw on the extensive research undertaken by Dr. Seán Crosson (author of Sport and Film (Routledge, 2013))  on the subject, and will chart the history of sport cinema, analysing the important role the genre has played in the United... | Read on »

Sourcing Science Advice: What can we learn from Europe and beyond?

Online

Online discussion of how academics, researchers and policymakers can work together effectively to create evidence based public policy. About this event As the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science seeks views on a consultation on the Sourcing of Science Advice for Irish public policymakers and government departments, this online discussion will investigate possible... | Read on »

Book launch: Language, Policy and Territory

online via Zoom

You are invited to the launch of the edited volume Language, Policy and Territory: A Festschrift for Colin Williams on Thursday 29th September at 5.00 on Zoom. Dr John Walsh (School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures) is a co-editor along with Wilson McLeod, Rob Dunbar and Kathryn Jones. Registration Please register in advance here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FsObDBVVQU2xlbRk7AYK6A Description... | Read on »

“Translating food: recipes for intercultural communication”

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

"Translating food: Recipes for intercultural communication" How can we use food to build bridges and unite communities? Introduction by Becky Whay, Vice-President International, University of Galway Conversations with Melting Pot Luck Galway MASI - Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland Emily Anderson Centre for Translation Research and Practice, University of Galway

THE TANGIBILITY OF TRANSLATION

QA132 - MONS. JOHN HYNES BOARDROOM, QUADRANGLE, UNIVERSITY OF GALWAY

Registration To join this event online via Zoom, please register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_k4LqNo3-T66twZYcDZhIfQ