Seminar on Nicholas Canny’s Imagining Ireland’s Pasts: Early Modern Ireland through the Centuries

online & livestream in Room G010, Hardiman Research Building

Seminar on Nicholas Canny’s Imagining Ireland’s Pasts: Early Modern Ireland through the Centuries (Oxford University Press) 4pm Wednesday January 11 2023, followed by a launch of the book at 5.30pm Launch by Prof. Jane Ohlmeyer (TCD)   Panellists: Prof. Ciaran Brady (TCD) Dr Marc Caball (UCD) Prof. Marie-Louise Coolahan (University of Galway) Dr Bernadette Cunningham... | Read on »

Irish in Italy: Exhibition Launch

Foyer the Hardiman Research Building, reception afterwards Moore Institute Seminar Room G010

Launch of the Irish in Italy Exhibition by Prof. Anne O’Connor and Dr Adrian Paterson Welcome address by Antonio Bibbò, Daniel Carey, and Marco Gioacchini The concept of Ireland emerges at critical moments in Italy during the first half of the twentieth century, with Irish politics entering national debates and contributing to a better understanding... | Read on »

University of Galway History Seminar: The Art of Urban Life: Painting Dublin, 1886-1949 

online & livestream in Room G010, Hardiman Research Building

University of Galway History Seminar Dr Kathryn Milligan  (University College Dublin) The Art of Urban Life: Painting Dublin, 1886-1949   Abstract A well-established theme in the history of art, the depiction of the city has persistently adapted its form to reflect the concerns of the time and culture in which it was created. While scholarship... | Read on »

The School of Political Science and Sociology research seminar ‘External and Internal Learning Processes of IRA Prisoners’

AS203 River Room, Arts Science Building, University of Galway

The School of Political Science and Sociology invite you to a research seminar with:  Dr. Dieter Reinisch ‘External and Internal Learning Processes of IRA Prisoners’ January 19th, 2023 1-2pm AS203 River Room, Arts Science Building, University of Galway All Welcome!   Abstract: Western European prisons have been described as spaces of radicalisation towards political violence and terrorism.... | Read on »

Translation and Territory – Seminar series: Intertwined Territories: Translating Maylis Besserie’s Irish Trilogy

online & livestream in Room G010, Hardiman Research Building

Translation and Territory - Seminar series Intertwined Territories: Translating Maylis Besserie's Irish Trilogy Prof. Clíona Ní Ríordáin, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris   Clíona Ní Ríordáin is Professor of English at the University Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, where she teaches Irish literature and translation studies and convenes the Master’s programme in Irish Studies. In this seminar she will discuss... | Read on »

Virtual Open Day: MA Medieval and Antiquity

Virtual Information Session

There will be a Virtual Open Day for the new MA Medieval and Antiquity on Tuesday 24 January 2023 from 16:00-17:30.  Programme Directors, Dr Catherine Emerson and Dr Frances McCormack, will introduce potential applicants to the programme and host a live Q&A. This cross-disciplinary programme, unique in Ireland, provides students with a firm foundation in... | Read on »

University of Galway History Seminar: ‘For Irish homosexuals the border question has little or no meaning – at least as far as their homosexuality is concerned’: The rise of the Irish Gay Rights Movement, 1973-1974

online & livestream in Room G010, Hardiman Research Building

University of Galway History Seminar Dr Patrick McDonagh (Independent Scholar) ‘For Irish homosexuals the border question has little or no meaning  – at least as far as their homosexuality is concerned’:  The rise of the Irish Gay Rights Movement, 1973-1974   Abstract In a November 1973 issue of the British based gay newspaper, Gay News,... | Read on »

THE WORLD OF PRINTED PRAYERS CONFERENCE

Virtual Conference

The World of Printed Prayers Conference Programme 26-27 January 2023   Thursday, 26 January 2023 12:30 – 12:45               Welcome & Introductions Katherine Tycz (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Galway) 12:45 – 2:35                 Session 1: Print & Image I The Printed Prayerful Timepiece in Seventeenth-Century Northern Europe Anneke de Bont (PhD Candidate, Cambridge) The Evolution of... | Read on »

Centre for Irish Studies Seminar Series: ‘Weighing the Evidence: manuscript versus local history & folklore sources for the topographic aspects of Táin Bó Cúailnge’

Seminar Room, Centre for Irish Studies, School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies, 4 Distillery Road, University of Galway

Irish Studies Seminar Series, Semester 2, 2022-23 ‘Weighing the Evidence: manuscript versus local history & folklore sources for the topographic aspects of Táin Bó Cúailnge’ Guest Speaker: Paul Gosling, Atlantic Technological University Guest Respondent: Professor Louis de Paor, Centre for Irish Studies, School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies, University of Galway   The famous early medieval... | Read on »

CAMPS Lab: “The Faerie Queene as a Palimpsest? Edmund Spenser’s Redrafting of Ireland’s Mythical Landscape”

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

First CAMPS Lab of 2023 Andrew Levie (English & Classics) on "The Faerie Queene as a Palimpsest? Edmund Spenser's Redrafting of Ireland's Mythical Landscape"   Lunch and chats to follow, and all welcome! For the full semester 2 programme: https://www.universityofgalway.ie/camps/labs/