Webinar Video: Writing during the Covid-19 crisis

The fourth webinar in our COVID-19 Response Group series, Writing during the COVID-19 crisis took place on May 4th, 2020.   An audio recording of the session may also be found on the Moore Institute’s Soundcloud   The Moore Institute Podcast · Writing during the Covid-19 crisis Webinar Overview In this webinar, two contemporary Irish authors… | Read on »

Video of the Covid-19 Response webinar – ‘Data, Ethics and the Covid-19 Crisis’

The second seminar in our Covid-19 Response series, this session explores questions of surveillance and social benefit in the midst of the corona virus pandemic, including data gathering and contact tracing apps, and the advantages, risks, and ethical challenges. Panelists Mathieu d’Aquin (Director of Insight and the Data Science Institute, NUI Galway) Heike Felzmann (Philosophy,… | Read on »

NUI Galway and the Moore Institute mourn the passing of Tim Robinson

The university community and the Moore Institute mourn the passing of Tim Robinson at the age of 85, one of the finest writers on landscape in the last hundred years, who made the Aran Islands and Connemara the subject of his greatest work. Based initially in Árainn and then in Roundstone, Co. Galway, Tim composed… | Read on »

Moore Institute COVID-19 webinar video

This was the first of a series of seminars to discuss the crisis from multiple points of view. Our focus in this session was on political and societal considerations in understanding the impact of COVID-19. Session speakers John Morrissey (Geography) Nessa Cronin (Irish Studies) Kevin O’Sullivan (History) Pádraic Moran (Classics) The session is chaired by… | Read on »

EDEN Peer Review Workshop – Call for Papers

Back by popular demand! We are pleased to announce the Spring 2020 EDEN Peer Review workshop, to be held on Thursday, 19th of March, 15.00 (venue tbc). This is an excellent chance to get feedback on works in progress in any form and at any stage of development. Whether it is a chapter draft, a journal article or a… | Read on »

EDEN Conference 2020 Call for Papers

“The Age of the Precariat: Identity and Precarity”: All Island Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Early Doctoral Exchange Network (EDEN) at NUI Galway. National University of Ireland, Galway. 24th-25th April Plenary Speaker: Dr Mariya Ivancheva, University of Liverpool EDEN invites submissions by postgraduate and early doctoral researchers that explore the themes of Identity and Precarity…. | Read on »

Readers and Reputations: a new exhibition from the RECIRC research project

Readers & Reputations, Jan-Mar 2020 Readers and Reputations: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700 is a landmark exhibition that showcases the findings of a major research project, ‘RECIRC: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700’. The project, which is led by Professor Marie-Louise Coolahan, Professor of English at NUI… | Read on »