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28 Apr

Building Forward Better webinar series – Teaching and Learning

Series of online webinars aimed at higher education staff, policymakers and the wider stakeholder community addressing the question, ‘How can higher education “build forward better”?’ in the post Covid-19 context.

Policy and International Relations
29 Apr

'International politics in times of risk and uncertainty: the COVID-19 crisis and beyond'

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has posed a fundamental new challenge to humanity and complicated an already unstable international situation.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs
04 May

NORF Open Research in Ireland webinar: Open Access

As part of a webinar series on Open Research in Ireland, the National Open Research Forum (NORF) is presenting a webinar focused on Open Access to research publications. 

04 May

Academy Discourse: Celebrity culture up to and in the pandemic

Diane Negra, MRIA explores the primacy, ubiquity and ambivalence of celebrity in the pandemic at a time when we are deprived of various modes of communal sociality and connectedness.

Discourse Series
06 May - 27 May

Town and Country: Perspectives from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas

This year's annual seminar, Town and Country: Perspectives from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas will take place online over each Thursday lunchtime throughout May 2021 with the plenary taking place on the final...

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture, Seminar
06 May
21 May

Biodegradable Plastics: How do we Engage with Consumers and Society?

This webinar draws on a recent SAPEA report and the related Scientific Opinion by the European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors

Policy and International Relations
17 Jun

'The Nuremberg Trials at 75: histories, legacies, lessons'

A keynote lecture by Philippe Sands followed by a multidisciplinary panel discussion and questions from the online audience.

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