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June 2019

Whitaker PhD Forum 2019

June 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

      The Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change on Thursday, 6th June will host its fourth annual PhD Forum in the Hardiman Research Building at NUI Galway. The Forum is a one-day event for PhD students, which aims to provide students with a day to interact and network with each other, to gain helpful advice about the PhD process, and to celebrate their research. The event is suited to students at all stages of their PhD studies.…

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Spotlight on Research Lecture Series-‘Why Consent? Why Multidiscliplinary? Why Now?: Making the Case for the Active Consent Programme’s Multi-Sectoral Plan for 2019-2023’

June 6 @ 1:00 pm
Seminar Room G011 the Hardiman Reserach Building, Ireland

  Dr Charlotte McIvor (Drama and Theatre Studies), Dr. Pádraig Mac Neela, Dr Siobhán O’Higgins &  Kate Dawson (School of Psychology)   Abstract This talk theorises the signature approach of the Active Consent programme team comprised of researchers from Psychology, Health Promotion, and Drama and Theatre Studies in relationship to the current policy and educational landscape around sexual health education and assault prevention in Ireland and internationally. Working together since 2014, this team designs evidence-informed tools (based on survey and…

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‘The Party’s Splendor Fell to the Floor’: Suicide and Failure in Bowen and Woolf

June 6 @ 4:00 pm
Room 1001, the Bridge, Hardiman Research Building,

    Talk by Moore Visiting Fellow Bridget English Bio: Dr. Bridget English is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her PhD in English from Maynooth University in Ireland, where she also lectured. She is a specialist in modern and contemporary Irish literature and culture, with particular research interests in theories of the novel, modernism, and the medical humanities. She is the author of Laying Out the Bones: Death and Dying in the Modern…

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Third Galway Conference of Irish Studies 2019 “What is it to dwell?”: Home(s) in Irish Studies

June 7 - June 8
G010 and Room 1001,The Bridge Room , The Hardiman Research Building,

  We are delighted to host the Third Galway Conference of Irish Studies on the theme of home(s) in Irish Studies and extend a warm welcome to the Moore Institute community! Dr. Sindy Joyce will give our first plenary lecture, 'Mincéirí Cena: Travellers and Mobile Spaces, Home as a Place, Space and Mobility', on Friday 7 June at 17.15 in Room G010. Join us in Charlie Byrne's on Saturday at 8 June at 18.30 for our second plenary with Melatu…

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Summer School In Visual Analytics, 2019

June 10 @ 9:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
Insight Centre for Data Analytics, IDA Business Park, Lower Dangan
Galway, Ireland

Organised by the Knowledge Discovery Unit (KDU) at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, the Moore Institute and the Lero Software Research Centre, NUI Galway. Running from the 10th – 14th of June at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, NUI Galway, Ireland, the KDU Visual Analytics Summer School will provide students, researchers, academics and industry professionals with an opportunity to come together to learn, share experiences and to develop new cross-disciplinary partnerships. Over the course of this 5 day-long…

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‘Thinking Through the Skin: Touching Northern Irish Short Fiction’

June 12 @ 4:30 pm
Room 1001, the Bridge, Hardiman Research Building,

  Talk by Moore Visiting Fellow Caroline Magennis ‘This talk will offer an overview of the depiction of Northern Irish skin in recent short story collections, particularly Bernie McGill’s Sleepwalkers (2013) and Roisin O’Donnell’s Wild Quiet (2016). Drawing on work by Laura Marks, Abbie Garrington, Virginia Woolf, Sara Ahmed and others, this paper seeks to examine how we might engage with this new representation of the body and the potential of the haptic to be a mode of both self-knowledge…

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Developing Enabling Policies for Digital and Open Teaching and Learning

June 13 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

            A participatory workshop for all engaged in institutional policy development with respect to digital and open teaching and learning. This workshop is open to all in Irish higher education, particularly those engaged in institutional policy development with respect to digital and open teaching and learning. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to review and discuss various digital/open policies and policymaking approaches and consider approaches that are relevant to their own contexts. The workshop will…

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Feminist Economics, Irish Finance, and the Commons

June 17 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 1001, the Bridge, Hardiman Research Building,

This workshop, led by Conor McCabe, author of Money (Sireacht): Longings for Another Ireland (2018), will look at writers such as Silvia Federici, Maria Mies, Mariarosa Dalla Costa, Nancy Fraser, and Selma James, and the application of their ideas and analysis to an Irish context in terms of combating the new enclosures of financialisation in housing, health, education, transport and energy. It will explore the institutional economic class interests that exist in Ireland, and alternatives to same in the spheres…

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NUIG Classics book launch-Amrae Coluimb Chille: a critical edition by Jacopo Bisagni

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

                      Jacopo Bisagni, Amrae Coluimb Chille: a critical edition, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Early Irish Text Series, vol. I), Dublin 2019. Pp. xvi + 524. €35 https://books.dias.ie/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_41&products_id=398 Amrae Coluimb Chille is a complex and fascinating Old Irish text. A unique tour de force of linguistic inventiveness, the Amrae laments the death of Colum Cille and praises equally his monastic perfection and his intellectual achievements, his asceticism and his pastoral…

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IMA 7th World Congress

June 19 - June 21
Seminar Room G010, G011 and Room 1001 “The Bridge” in the Hardiman Research Institute,

Event Description Introduction The 7th World Congress of the International Microsimulation Association will be hosted by the National University of Ireland, Galway from Wednesday, June 19 through Friday, June 21, 2019. We encourage submissions in the fields (broadly defined) of microsimulation, agent based modelling and computational methods. Plenary Speakers (Proposed): Herwig Immervoll, OECD Deborah Schofield, Director of GenIMPACT: Centre for Economic Impacts of Genomic Medicine) at Macquarie University, Sydney Andreas Peichl, Director of @ifo_Institut's Center for Macroeconomics & Surveys, Professor of…

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