Webinar Video: Art and Digital Technology in a Time of Crisis

The seventh webinar in our COVID-19 Response Group series, Art and Digital Technology in a Time of Crisis took place on June 3rd, 2020. An audio recording of the session may also be found on the Moore Institute’s Soundcloud. The Moore Institute Podcast · Art and Digital Technology in a Time of Crisis Webinar Overview The current public health restrictions… | Read on »

Webinar Video: ‘Ireland, Borders, and Covid-19’

The sixth webinar in our COVID-19 Response Group series, Slavery, Race and Covid-19 took place on May 28th, 2020. An audio recording of the session may also be found on the Moore Institute’s Soundcloud. The Moore Institute Podcast · Ireland, Borders, and Covid-19 – Covid-19 Response Webinar Webinar Overview This panel brings together perspectives from Sociology, Political Science and Public Health… | Read on »

Webinar Recording: ‘Galway and the creative arts: performance and representation’

The webinar, “Galway and the creative arts: performance and representation” took place on May 21st, 2020. A video and audio recording of the session are included below. An audio recording of the session can be found on the Moore Institute’s Soundcloud. The Moore Institute Podcast · Galway and the creative arts: performance and representation Webinar Overview Panellists in… | Read on »

Webinar Video: Slavery, Race and Covid-19

The fifth webinar in our COVID-19 Response Group series, Slavery, Race and COVID-19 took place on May 19th, 2020.   An audio recording of the session may also be found on the Moore Institute’s Soundcloud.   The Moore Institute Podcast · Slavery, Race and Covid-19 – Covid-19 Response webinar Webinar Overview The unfolding coronavirus crisis has revealed deep structures of inequality… | Read on »

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 »