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April 2022

‘After Violence, An Experience of God’s Presence: An Introduction to Plural Ontological Realism’

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, via Zoom,

You are cordially invited to the inaugural lecture of the Centre for the Study of Religion at NUI Galway, in association with the Moore Institute Opening Remarks Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, President, NUI Galway Professor Dan Carey, Director, Moore Institute Guest Speaker Professor Robert Orsi, Northwestern University ‘After Violence, An Experience of God’s Presence: An Introduction to Plural Ontological Realism’ Registration This event will be online, on Zoom: registration at https://nuigalway-ie.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FKUKZt1vTESzu7hEbrBIbA Professor Robert Orsi is an internationally renowned scholar of religion,…

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May 2022

Irish Studies Seminar Series, 2021-22: The “Irish Highlands”: Alexander Nimmo, Coastal Environments and Travel in Nineteenth-Century Connemara

May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online,

The “Irish Highlands”: Alexander Nimmo, Coastal Environments and Travel in Nineteenth-Century Connemara by Dr Anna Pilz, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh (2020-2022) with a 3-month secondment in Irish Studies at the Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway (March-May 2022). Abstract Travel texts from the 1820s and 1830s increasingly drew attention to Connemara, with a notable focus on the rich natural “resources” the region offered to contemporary visitors and…

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RIA Seminar Series ‘Ireland 2030’ Panel 1: Technology and Irish Culture

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online,

What would we like Ireland to look like in 2030? In what kind of society do we want to live, on both sides of the Border? This seems like a simple question. 2030 is just eight years away, so surely politicians, intellectuals, journalists, and the public are busy imagining our future. But this is not really happening. Initiatives like Project 2040, a national development plan for the Republic of Ireland, have in the past several years been overshadowed by emergencies…

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Creative Futures Research Group: Work in progress session

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, via Zoom,

The Creative Futures research team invites you to attend the third of our series of work-in-progress sessions. These are intended as an informal space in which colleagues can share their latest research and think through how it might connect to Creative Futures themes and methods. We have scheduled two exciting mini-presentations from colleagues across a range of disciplines with added time for questions and answers. Our presenters on 4th May are: Professor Patrick Lonergan, Drama and Theatre Studies Dr Andrea…

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Book Launch: Theatre and Archival Memory: Irish drama and Marginalised Histories 1951-1977

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
THB-G010 Moore Institute Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway,

NUI Galway Library Book Launch Theatre and Archival Memory: Irish Drama and Marginalised Histories 1951-1977 By Dr. Barry Houlihan  Launched by Professor Lionel Pilkington, NUI Galway Guest Speaker – Lelia Doolan Refreshments Provided

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“Victorian Town and Gown Prostitution: Cambridge Spinning House and the Domestication of ‘Fallen Women'”

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AC202, Arts/Science Concourse, NUI Galway,

"Victorian Town and Gown Prostitution: Cambridge Spinning House and the Domestication of 'Fallen Women'" by Dr. Maria Isabel Romero Ruiz (University of Málaga, Spain) Registration To register, please email sarah-anne.buckley@nuigalway.ie

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From Erin to Anthracite: Irish Immigrants in the ‘Hard Coal’ Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania

May 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
THB-G010 Moore Institute Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway,

From Erin to Anthracite: Irish Immigrants in the ‘Hard Coal’ Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania by Dr Thomas Mackaman (King's College, Pennsylvania)    

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Media, Sport and Ireland Symposium 2022

May 19 - May 20
THB-G010 Moore Institute Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway,

The Media, Sport and Ireland International Symposium will take place on 19 and 20 May 2022. Organised by the Sport & Exercise Research Group, NUIG in association with the Department of Media and Communication Studies, Mary Immaculate College, the venue for this blended event is the Moore Institute, NUI Galway. On behalf of the Sport & Exercise Research Group, NUIG in association with the Department of Media and Communication Studies, Mary Immaculate College, we are pleased to announce that the…

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Restorying Ageing: Older Women and Life Writing

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online, via Zoom,

This webinar brings together researchers, writers and the public as part of the Bealtaine Festival 2022. Through presentations, discussions and readings, the online event will explore the empowering potential of women’s creativity and life writing, and the importance of recognising the diversity of women’s experiences as they grow older, experiences which are so often stereotyped in literature and culture. Speakers: Ashton Applewhite, Prof. Molly Andrews, Dr Mary McGill, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Dr Áine Ní Léime, Helen O’Rahilly, & participants from…

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June 2022

Creative Futures Café

June 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
THB-G011 Moore Institute Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway,

The Creative Futures research group is excited to invite you to this in-person gathering, set up to facilitate a variety of discussions. This World Café style event offers an opportunity to connect with Creative Futures colleagues and work together to explore themes, topics, and issues of interest, including approaches to interdisciplinary research, creative methodologies, generating and evaluating creative projects and interventions, potential funding proposals and more. We will provide refreshments, along with opportunities for participants to showcase recent work they…

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