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December 2019

EDEN’s Lightning Presentation Session

December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Room 1001, the Bridge, Hardiman Research Building,

We would like to welcome all current postgraduate students to the final EDEN event of the semester: EDEN's Lightning Presentation Session on Thursday 5th December in the Bridge Room - 1001 HRB. The Lightning Presentations session is a chance for you to showcase your research, practice your presentation skills, and apply the tips and hints from gained throughout the year --all in five minutes! You can present on any aspect of your work in any way you would like--as long…

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Launch of two books edited by Dr. Deirdre Byrnes, German, NUIG

December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

You are warmly invited to the launch by Professor Ian Wallace of the volumes German Reunification and the Legacy of GDR Literature and Culture and Perceptions and Perspectives: Exploring Connections between Ireland and the GDR Both volumes were edited by Dr. Deirdre Byrnes (NUI Galway), Dr. Jean E. Conacher (UL) and Dr. Gisela Holfter (UL). The launch will be followed by a reception. Fáilte roimh chách.

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Imagining Ireland’s Pasts: agendas, tensions, and challenges in young Ireland circles by Nicholas Canny, Emeritus Professor of History

December 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Hosted by the Retired Staff Association Lecture Series.  All welcome.

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Immersive Empathy Workshop

December 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - December 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Moore Institute, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway

Important Update: This workshop has been rescheduled to December 11th - 13th. It was originally scheduled from September 4th - 6th.   Immersive Empathy: Exploring the impact of immersive environments in the context of homelessness and precarious housing We are interested in exploring the use of Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality immersive experiences with community groups engaged with homelessness or precarious housing in the Western Region. We will focus on the impact of such experiences on empathy levels amongst participants from the general…

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January 2020

Digital Scholar Workshop

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Using our recently acquired ScanTent, (developed as part of the READ project, for more information, see https://scantent.eu/en/ ), and our trustee SLR cameras, this event will see participants divided into teams. The event will be a race to see which piece of equipment copes better with rapid digitisation, with lighting, clarity, processing speed, and image quality for the web weighted as the measures of success. There will also be spot prizes for rapid fire rounds of digitisation, finding a gremlin…

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Exhibition Launch – ‘Readers & Reputations: The Reception & Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700’ RECIRC

January 16 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 pm
Foyer the Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

CAMPS: Medievalism and Modern Nationalism

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Facilitated by Francisco Rozano-Garcia, Frances McCormack and Jenni Scanlan. A light lunch will be provided. All welcome.

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History Research Seminar Series: Boycottism” in Ireland and America: Popular action as political thought.

January 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

This seminar will be given by Dr. Andrew Phemister who is an IRC postdoctoral fellow based in the Moore Institute.  Andrew completed a PhD at the University of Edinburgh and works primarily on nineteenth-century political thought, particularly in Ireland, Britain and the U.S. He has previously written on the Land War and is currently working on a project about the development and impact of boycotting.

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NUIG/Galway 2020 Open Meeting

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

In support of NUI Galway’s role as Official Legacy Partner of Galway 2020, NUI Galway has set up a Steering Group, chaired by Professor Dan Carey, to co-ordinate the University’s extensive internal programme of activities to mark the European Capital of Culture year. Working across multiple strands, its purpose is to develop a cultural legacy that will have a lasting impact on Galway’s creative arts sector and the university. To discuss the activities being led by NUI Galway during 2020 and…

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History Research Seminar Series: Humanitarian Aid in a Hostile Environment: A comparative exploration of Médecins Sans Frontières and Oxfam’s operations in the post-Khmer Rouge Cambodian crisis’

January 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Maria Cullen is in the second year of a PhD under the supervision of Dr. Kevin O'Sullivan. She has been awarded a Galway Doctoral Scholarship and an NUI Travelling Studentship. Her thesis compares French and British NGOs and their work in authoritan regimes in the Global South from decolonisation to the end of the Cold War. All welcome.

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