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February 2021

“Voyagers from the Grave”: A Claddagh Calamity of 1876

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online,

Online lecture, Monday 22 February, 8 pm, by John Cunningham (History, NUI Galway) presented by Galway Archaeological & Historical Society in conjunction with Moore Institute, NUI Galway. On Monday 13th November 1876, a hooker, the St Patrick, with a crew of four fishermen, set sail from the Claddagh towards Slyne Head. That night a tremendous storm carried the vessel 150 miles out into the Atlantic, where four days later, three survivors were rescued by a passing Swedish vessel and taken to America. Their families…

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Webinar: Q & A with Will Collins

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online,

Huston School of Film & Digital Media and the Moore Institute present a Q & A with Will Collins writer of Golden Globe nominated Wolfwalkers. Attendance The session will take place live on Zoom – please register to attend at: https://tinyurl.com/90men51k. It will also be broadcast live on the Moore Institute’s Facebook page

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March 2021

Active* Consent, USI and GRCC Launch of “Start Here” Social Media Campaign

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online,

This campaign empowers college students and staff with basic information to respond to disclosures of sexual violence and harassment. Join us to celebrate the launch of this partnership initiative and learn how to get involved and amplify our “Start Here” message individually and at your institution. We welcome all learning, working and leading in the higher education sector and our colleagues in the NGO, sexual violence and rape crisis sectors to join and get involved in “Start Here”! Further Information…

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Win, Lose or Draw? Assessing the EU-UK Trade Agreement

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online,

Three leading commentators on European trade, diplomacy, and Northern Ireland will analyse the Agreement signed by the EU and UK in December. Who came out on top in the negotiations and how will the Agreement affect the future of Ireland - North and South - the UK and EU? Panellists Katy Hayward (Prof. of Political Sociology, Queen's University Belfast) David O'Sullivan (former EU Ambassador to the United States and Secretary General of the European Commission) Carlo Trojan (former Secretary General of the European…

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Silver Screens: Ageing Masculinities in Anglophone and European Cinema

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online,

This webinar is part of an ongoing series of events organized as part of the GenderNet+ mascage project www.mascage.eu  tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/silver-screens-ageing-masculinities-in-anglophone-and-european-cinemas-tickets-139834275081 in association with: Moore Institute, NUI Galway Event organizers: Tony Tracy ; Michaela Schrage-Frueh NUI Galway irishmascage@gmail.com

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The Art of Reimagining: Culture, Universities, Cities

March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online,

Hosted by Moore Institute Director Dan Carey, this webinar explores the topic of Capitals of Culture: how can universities engage in practice-based arts research and teaching? What are the challenges for Capitals of Culture amidst a global pandemic? Is what we want of cities changed forever? What role do culture and the arts play in the development of local, pan-European, and international networks of solidarity? Panellists Flora Carrijn, Provost of KU Leuven, who heads the Board of the University Network…

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Webinar: Q&A with Neasa Hardiman

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online,

The Huston School of Film & Digital Media series on media careers continues next week with a Q&A with director Neasa Hardiman. Neasa is a BAFTA winning film and television director whose credits include Happy Valley, Jessica Jones and Casualty. She has directed series for BBC, Netflix and Amazon as well as feature films such as Sea Fever (2019). Neasa will be discussing her career in film and television and the experience of directing big-budget high-profile television series such as the Marvel series Jessica Jones and Inhumans. Registration The…

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Webinar: Anna Falkenau , “Hotspots’ for Revival Sessions” – Irish Studies Seminar Series

March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Irish Studies Seminar Series, in association with the Moore Institute, NUI Galway. Anna Falkenau (Freyer-Hardiman Scholar, Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway), “‘Hotspots' for Revival Sessions": Micro and macro flows in the emergence and development of Galway City into an urban centre of Irish traditional music-making. Join us for our first Spring Seminar in Irish Studies with NUI Galway doctoral scholar Anna Falkenau who will speak on her current research on the relationship between urban spaces and traditional Irish music-making…

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Book launch: Deniable Contact by Niall Ó Dochartaigh (Oxford University Press, 2021)

March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online,

Launched by Prof. Ian McBride (Foster Professor of Irish History, Oxford)   To attend, please register via: https://nuigalway-ie.zoom.us/j/96749370440?pwd=RUtQZjhBUFRXVmJ0TWxCWEVOWTdHZz09 Join us for a conversation between Niall Ó Dochartaigh and Ian McBride to mark the publication of Deniable Contact: Back-Channel Negotiation in Northern Ireland.  Deniable Contact provides the first full-length study of the secret negotiations and back-channels that were used in repeated efforts to end the Northern Ireland conflict. The analysis is founded on a rich store of historical evidence, including the private papers of key Irish republican leaders,…

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Webinar: Q&A with Adam Roche

March 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online,

Huston School of Film & Digital Media and the Moore Institute present a Q&A with Adam Roche creator of The Secret History of Hollywood and Attaboy Clarence Podcasts. Attendance The session will take place live on Zoom – please register to attend at: https://tinyurl.com/ayv9m888.

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