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09 Jul - 30 Apr

'Prodigies of learning': Academy women in the nineteenth century

Exhibition exploring the varied worlds of five women selected as Honorary Members of the Academy in the nineteenth century 

Library, Exhibition
11 Dec - 11 Dec

'Dáil Éireann: the first 100 years, 1919–2019'

This one-day conference, produced in partnership with the Houses of the Oireachtas, is being held to mark the 100th anniversary of Dáil Éireann.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, Historical Studies Committee, Social Sciences Committee, Seminar
13 Dec - 13 Dec

Peig Sayers (1873-1958) agus Scéalaíocht na mBan

Déanfar oidhreacht Pheig mar bhanscéalaí a phlé i gcomhthéacs scéalaíocht thraidisiúnta na mban i gcoitinne.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Irish Language, Literature and Celtic Cultures Committee, Seminar
15 Jan

The Irish dimension to British History: From the Act of Union to Brexit

This Academy Discourse by Sir David Cannadine, President, British Academy and Dodge Professor of History, Princeton University, is the tenth in the series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Membership, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Discourse Series
07 Feb

2019 McCrea Lecture: 'The European Southern Observatory in 2019, and the evolution of galaxies as probed by ALMA'

The McCrea lecture series is held in honour of Sir William McCrea MRIA (1904-1999), an eminent and influential astronomer.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, McCrea Lecture, Public Lecture
07 Mar - 08 Mar

'"A little remnant of the work of the ancients" 23 N 10: the Book of Ballycummin'

Conference by the Royal Irish Academy Library in partnership with Roinn na Sean-Ghaeilge, Ollscoil Mhá Nuad

Library, Seminar
15 Apr

Global food and nutrition security: the role of innovation

This Academy Discourse by Professor Wayne Powell (SRUC), is part of a discourse series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee, Discourse Series
17 May

IHTA Seminar 2019

The 2019 IHTA seminar will be held on 17 May 2019 in Academy House.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Seminar

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